Shimano M520L Mountain Pedals

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Shimano M520L Mountain Pedals
While the Shimano M520L Mountain Pedals may be priced for the entry-level mountain biker, their performance out on the trail will make them feel like they're worth a million bucks. Using the same mechanism for entry and release used by its rock star Shimano XT and XTR brethren, clicking in and out of these pedals is a joy to behold. Have no fear if the going gets sloppy as they work great in muddy conditions while their aluminum body and chromoly spindle are up to the task of withstanding all the punishment you can dish out while having a rip roaring good time riding in the woods.
  • Aluminum body and chromoly spindle are super tough
  • Adjustable spring tension, top and bottom
  • Sealed bearings make for smooth pedaling
  • Includes Shimano SM-SH51 cleat
Shimano M520L Mountain Pedals
  • MFPARTNUMBER EPDM520L
  • WEIGHT 376 grams/pair
  • UPC 689228060470
  • COMPATIBILITY
  • MATERIAL Aluminum body; Chromoly spindle
  • BOLT PATTERN 2-bolt
  • SHOE COMPATIBILITY 2-bolt
  • FLOAT 4 degree
  • ADJUSTMENTS Release tension
  • Rating 4.5

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Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals
 
4.5

(based on 101 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable entry/exit (84)
  • Dual sided entry (81)
  • Adjustable (76)
  • Increases pedaling efficiency (73)
  • Good platform (50)

Cons

  • Heavy (16)

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking (78)
  • Road biking (53)
  • Upgrade (14)
  • Commuting (6)
  • Touring (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (59), Casual/ recreational (25), Competitive cyclist (9), Commuter (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (84)

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5.0

Best pedal I've ever owned

By Telly

from Grand Rapids, Michigan

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Reliable Entry/Exit

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

      I bought my 520's for my single-speed about 4 years ago, and I've bashed them on curbs, wiped out many times, and generally abused the heck out of them! I ride about 200 miles/week, all year around...in michigan! I just ordered another pair last week; not because I need them, just want to be prepared for when these babies do finally fail. I have 540's on my mountain bike, and besides the price, I can see no difference!

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      5.0

      wicked sturdy

      By Supsie

      from Remsen, N.Y.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

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      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Dual Sided Entry
      • Good Platform
      • Increases Pedaling Efficiency
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable Entry/Exit

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

        Great MTB pedal..

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        5.0

        Good quality, great price and adjustable

        By Ricky

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Dual Sided Entry
        • Increases Pedaling Efficiency
        • Reliable Entry/Exit

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mountain Biking
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

          I brought these to replace some, inexpensive pedals that were not adjustable and led to several zero-speed crashes. These are easy to enter and exit. I am starting at a lower tension to allow me to get out easily. I have the choice to tighten them as I get more comfortable getting out when needed.

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          5.0

          Great Cost/Benefit

          By KleinGuy

          from San Francisco

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Dual Sided Entry
          • Good Platform
          • Increases Pedaling Efficiency
          • Reliable Entry/Exit

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

            Been riding for over 20 years, mostly off-road. Own various "high end" bikes, and various SPD systems. Saw these for under $25 dollars. Have not purchased new pedals in years just because they seem to be very durable and I take care of my stuff after every ride. But finally one of my 15 year old + SPD's started slipping. I have ridden with these "low end" peds for about 2 months now. NO issues. Easy ingress/egress. Seem to be very durable. Rotation is good and solid, classic SPD clunk/clip in sound, inspires confidence. As far as the "weight" issue, c'mon now, for the price and benefit, very much a non-issue. Ok, if I ever see a pair of XT's at 50% off I might go for it, but for now, these SPD's are an amazing bargain. Would highly recommend the M520L's.

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            4.0

            Product as expected

            By Second bike use only

            from WI

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Dual Sided Entry
            • Good Platform

            Cons

            • Slightly heavy

            Best Uses

            • Road Biking

            Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

            I have not used product yet, but it installed easily.
            Looks as I expected, slightly heavy, but at good cost. Being used on a back-up bike,

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            5.0

            A best buy for the price

            By saturn26

            from Albuquerque, NM

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Dual Sided Entry
            • Inexpensive
            • Reliable Entry/Exit

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Indoor Trainer
            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

            Needed a new set of pedals for my indoor trainer. Did not want to spend a lot. Just a basic pedal that works. Not worried about weight or looks. These did the trick. Easy to install, clip right in, good tension adjustment. They may not be the prettiest, and I would never put them on a road bike, but why waste good money on the indoor trainer?

            Would definitely recommend if price is an issue and appearance and weight are not. A good pedal at a very good price. Includes new cleats as well.

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            4.0

            expected shimano quality

            By commuter

            from NV

            About Me Commuter

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            Pros

            • Reliable Entry/Exit

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

                good to go out of the box -- good value

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                3.0

                Good looking, functional but heavy.

                By sivart37

                from Dallas, TX

                About Me Avid Cyclist

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                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Dual Sided Entry
                • Reliable Entry/Exit

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Road Biking

                  Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

                  They look good, for the price not bad but they are heavier that I expected. Heavy duty though.

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                  4.0

                  M520L Pedals

                  By Retired

                  from CA.

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  See all my reviews

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                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Dual Sided Entry
                  • Increases Pedaling Efficiency

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Mountain Biking
                    • Upgrade

                    Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

                    Got these to replace the stock flat pedals on my Trek mtn bike. A definite upgrade, but will probably replace with a wider single sided for more versatility.Will put these on my road bike.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    These are good pedals so far

                    By JulesF

                    from NorCal

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Dual Sided Entry
                    • Good Platform
                    • Increases Pedaling Efficiency
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable Entry/Exit

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Biking
                      • Upgrade

                      Comments about Shimano M520L Mountain Bike Pedals:

                      I've only had the pedals for a couple of weeks so I don't how they will hold up in the long term but as they are now they are a great improvement over the more expensive Shimano single entry spd pedals that I had been using before. Every time I press down I clip in. No more flipping the pedal over to clip in. This is much safer and just generally more efficient when riding in traffic.

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