Shimano M520 Pedals Review

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4.53 out of 5
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By Greg Heil    on Oct 4, 2017

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July 21, 2018
 
Model/Year: 2008

Pros: Inexpensive. Easy to adjust. Work extremely well.

Cons: Lighter options out there.

Recommendation: I love these pedals. They are reliable and work well. Had them for 10 years, and other than adjusting them from time to time, no problems at all.

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March 21, 2016
 
Pros: Great platform, solid connection, decent mud clearing, hyper reliable, easy to find

Cons: A little heavy, but decent for the price

Recommendation: These are the standard for mid/entry-level clipless, and they're hard to beat. They're horrible at shedding ice or snow, but in any other conditions I have yet to find anything better.

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August 26, 2015
 
Pros: it makes it easier to petal and feet don't fall off the pedals.

Cons: I forget to unclip and go splat

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June 10, 2015
 
Pros: Cost

Cons: Non

Recommendation: Used for $15 online?! Best pedal in the world.

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March 15, 2015
 
Pros: Cheep, adjustable, and easy to use.

Recommendation: I replaced my crank brother egg beater for these because I had a hard time getting out of the egg beaters. These are adjustable and I have not fallen with these pedals. They are nice pedals for the money.

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November 5, 2014
 
Pros: Low cost entry level pedal. I am new to clips so I can't make any comparisons. I like them though. I put about 500 miles on them since June. About 40% of that was singletrack. They still work great!

Recommendation: If these are your first clips, lower the sensitivity all the way to the lowest setting ASAP. I suffered for about a month before doing this. Lots of falls b/c I couldn't get out of the clips. Once I lowered the settings, I haven't had any falls where the clip was to blame.

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March 1, 2013
 
Pros: cheap durable

Cons: not light but good price makes up for that
some rusting
sand getting in causing a clicking noise occasionally.

Recommendation: I would recomend these pedals expecially for a beginner there is some clicking noises that are solved temporarly by a good cleaning and greasing after about 5 months. Adjustability is nice as springs wear after time.

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April 28, 2012
 
Pros: Price, compact, quickly clips in

Cons: Heavy for size.

Recommendation: Great pedals, quick, easy and seem to be able to withstand a lot of impacts. I have them on all my bikes.

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March 22, 2012
 
Pros: Everything. Especially the price.

Cons: Slightly heavy for weight weenies.

Recommendation: I've only owned two sets of clipless pedals ever, and they were these. I just bought my second set yesterday.

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February 26, 2012
 
Pros: Just work, never break

Cons: non

Recommendation: Use to have crank bros, these have outlasted any crank bro I have seen!

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Shimano M520 4.53 out of 5 based on 39 ratings. 39 user reviews.