Are Road Pedals Faster than Flat Pedals? | Clips vs Flats Hill Climb Challenge

Published on November 24th 2019


Transitioning from flat pedals to clipless is often said to be one of the best upgrades you can make on a road bike. Anyone who rides clipless pedals will tell you they're faster, more efficient and allow you more control over your bike whilst cycling. But do clipless pedals actually make you faster? Chris and James set off to Sa Calobra in Mallorca to find out. Check out our mobile app: Shop GCN Black Friday Exclusives: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Check out the NEW GCN Cyclocross Podcast: Spotify: Audioboom: Do you ride in clips or flats? Which do you prefer and why? For all of our adventures and epic rides follow us on Komoot: Submit your content with our new uploader: Join our Facebook community: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GCN... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Love Is Strong - Cospe.mp3 ES_Moving Strong - Uygar Duzgun.mp3 ES_Mumbai - Ooyy.mp3 ES_Open Market - Justnormal.mp3 ES_Rope Tie Knot 5 - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_Waterslide (Instrumental Version) - Loving Caliber.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /