What’s The Best Shoe For Your MTB Riding? | Clips Vs Flats

Published on August 1st 2023


One of the most common mountain bike setup debates is Flat Pedals vs. Clipless Pedals (or Clips if you prefer - confusing, we know!). To try and shed some light on things and help you decide which type of MTB pedals are best for you, flat pedal-equipped Freeracer Blake decided to take on SPD pedal-equipped Racer Blake in a variety of challenges. Watch to the end to see which Blake, which pedal, and which shoe came out on top! In association with Shimano: https://gmbn.eu/Shimano Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ 👉 https://gmbn.eu/mtb23 NEW GMBN XC Kit! 👉 https://gmbn.eu/XCKit Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing 👉 https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Watch Shorts on GMBN 👉 https://gmbn.eu/GMBNshorts Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival 👉 https://gmbn.eu/GBF2023 Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 https://upload.gmbn.com/ Sign-up to our newsletter 👉 https://gmbn.eu/newsletter We know there are some strong opinions out there, so let us know below - do you ride flat pedals or clipless pedals? And do you call them Clips, Clipless, SPDs, or something else?! Watch more on GMBN... 📹 Watch Blake build a jet-powered bike! 👉 https://gmbn.eu/BlakesJetBike 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice 📹 Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show 👉 https://gmbn.eu/dirtshedplaylist 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Stormseeker - Reynard Seidel Blade Running - Cushy In the Dance - Felix Johansson Carne Envy - AGST New Griz - Damma Beatz Useless - Cushy Dolce - Cushy Big Ballin' - Cushy #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Spank: https://gmbn.eu/Spank Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Wahoo: https://gmbn.eu/WahooTraining Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn GMBN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/c/gmbnaufdeutsch Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin