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Shimano M520 Clipless

XybadogXybadog Posts: 124
edited May 2008 in MTB buying advice
As there have been a lot of questions from newbs recently about clipless pedals, I thought I would share the following:

Undoubtedly the best rated beginner clipless MTB pedal is the Shimano M520, for many reasons (see reviews). I have just come across them at an incredible price on one of the online retailers that doesn't get too much of a mention, but some people swear by them, and that's MERLIN. (Never used them myself till 2nite)

If you've never tried clipless, this price is excellent. Currently over £9 cheaper than Wiggle and £4 cheaper than CRC.

Only prob I've found is they state "available in Black and Silver" but you don't get to make your choice of colour during ordering. I don't give a toss at that price, they could be pink for all I care. Try the link below if you're interested, I think they'e excellent value.
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  • toastytoasty Posts: 2,598
    Quite a lot use Merlin, they do reliable wheel builds (usually) and some really good deals on Rockshox Forks. Hence they're usually mentioned in any wheels or forks thread. :)

    I've got some M520 from there too, very good :)
  • MattW87MattW87 Posts: 60
    I have the M520s, as does my brother, work well, look smart, dirt cheap,...what else do you want from pedals?

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  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    I've got a set of M520's on the 'local' ride bike, great pedals.

    And a set of XTR M970's on the full susser, again great pedals, but with added bling ;)

    The real bonus is that I got both 2nd hand and paid £40 for the 2 pairs in total :D
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