Why are bikes always sold without pedals? The answer is simple: personal preferences. Some swear by the freedom of flat pedals, others prefer the fixed connection of a clipless mechanism. In both cases, the pedal is the most important point of contact with the rider and is crucial to how we feel on the bike.
There are only three points of contact between the complex bicycle and us riders: Saddle, grips, pedals. Downhill the saddle is dropped and mostly out of the way anyway, the grips aren’t too expensive and can be swapped out you don’t like them. Things get much …read more