Shimano A530 SPD Pedals vs Shimano A520 SPD Pedals. We compare the 2 popular Road Touring pedal systems from Shimano.
Shimano A530 Pedals
With a large platform on one side, and clip-in compatibility on the other, Shimano's A530 SPD Pedals might just become the commuter's new best friend. Shimano designed the A530 SPD Pedals to be your go-to, everyday set of pedals, which is why they were built with durable steel spindles and low-maintenance sealed-cartridge bearings. One side of the pedals features a large, ovalized aluminum pedaling platform, making them perfectly compatible for a variety of street shoes. The opposite side houses Shimano's tried-and-proven SPD interface, making them equally ready for your cleat-equipped cycling shoes.
Shimano A520 Pedals
Shimano Clipless Spd A520 Pedals Get some pedal power with the Shimano Clipless Spd A520 Pedals - and enjoy a top quality ride thanks to its stylish and lightweight design. A great value touring SPD pedal, the Shimano A520 guarantees a huge difference to your cycling experience - while its single sided cleat mechanism follows the same technology used on the latest MTB pedal system. Another bonus is its compatibility with all Touring SPD and MTB shoes, as well as its SM-SH51 single direction cleats (with optional multi-directional release cleats also available).