Race day is all about maximum output and maximum efficiency—putting everything you've trained for into the race, and leaving it all out on the racecourse. The new XTR Racepedals connect riders to their bike like never before, maximizing the renowned strength and stiffness of XTR cranks with complementary XTR Race pedals, which use wider bearing placement for ultimate rigidity under load. These new pedals boast four times the shoe/pedal contact area as the previous generation XTR pedal, helping channel every ounce of effort to the rear wheel.
This refined design retains all the time-tested and race-proven functionality SPD is famous for, and adds a slimmer axle profile to reduces weight and increase mud shedding capability. This new pedal also provides a lower and more biomechanically correct platform height, which more efficiently transfers power into the drivetrain while picking up precious millimetres of ground clearance at the same time.
Simply put: XTR Race SPD is the most efficient and controllable race-day pedal Shimano has ever produced.
The racers choice for generations, the original SPD pedal design has been highly evolved into its lightest and most efficient form. PD-M980 reduces pedal height while increasing pedal to shoe contact.
Ultimate power transfer matched with legendary dependability in an evolutionary racing pedal, the result of 20 years of SPD pedal design experience
This XTR pedal is ideally suited for cross country racing due to its lightweight compact design
Lightweight and high performance forged alloy body with hollow chrome-moly axle for stiffness and durability
Low profile platform height of 8.1 mm with large platform contact area of 226.9 mm square for excellent support and stability
Beautifully constructed with a strong and slender spindle, using an 8 mm Allen wrench mounting system
Teflon coated open binding system with slim oval axle body housing sheds mud efficiently and reduces stiction
Sealed cartridge axle system for reliability and simplified low maintenance
Easy entry system and tension adjustment provides plenty of support and holds the cleat firmly in place for those big sprints
Weight: 310 grams per pair
Pedal System: SPD
SPD Cleat Surfaces: both surfaces
Spindle Thread: BC 9/16" x 20 T.P.I.
Cartridge Spindle: Yes
Cleat Retention Indicator: Yes
Cleat Retention Adjuster: Yes
Mud Shedding Design: Yes
A 2 year warranty is offered with all Shimano products from Chain Reaction Cycles (3 years on Dura-Ace and XTR products).
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