Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Bicycle pedal

Index Bicycle pedal

The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle. [1]

37 relations: Axle, Bearing (mechanical), Bernard Hinault, Bicycle, BMX, Bottom bracket, Brompton Bicycle, Cinelli, Clockwise, Crankset, Cycling, Cycling shoe, Diameter, Downhill mountain biking, Folding bicycle, France, Freeride, ISO metric screw thread, Lead (engineering), Leather, Look (company), Mavic, Mountain biking, Nylon, Precession (mechanical), Roller chain, Safety bicycle, Screw thread, Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic), Shimano, Shimano Pedaling Dynamics, Ski binding, Sprocket, Tour de France, Track cycling, Treadle, Wired (magazine).


An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Axle · See more »

Bearing (mechanical)

A bearing is a machine element that constrains relative motion to only the desired motion, and reduces friction between moving parts.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Bearing (mechanical) · See more »

Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault (born 14 November 1954) is a French former professional cyclist who won the Tour de France five times.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Bernard Hinault · See more »


A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Bicycle · See more »


BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and BMX · See more »

Bottom bracket

The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset (chainset) to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Bottom bracket · See more »

Brompton Bicycle

Brompton Bicycle is a British manufacturer of folding bicycles based in Greenford, London.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Brompton Bicycle · See more »


Cinelli is an Italian bicycle manufacturing company based in Milan, Italy, producing mostly road bicycles and components; production is estimated at 80 percent components, 20 percent bicycles.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Cinelli · See more »


Two-dimensional rotation can occur in two possible directions.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Clockwise · See more »


The crankset (in the US) or chainset (in the UK), is the component of a bicycle drivetrain that converts the reciprocating motion of the rider's legs into rotational motion used to drive the chain or belt, which in turn drives the rear wheel.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Crankset · See more »


Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Cycling · See more »

Cycling shoe

Cycling shoes are shoes purpose-built for cycling.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Cycling shoe · See more »


In geometry, a diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Diameter · See more »

Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Downhill mountain biking · See more »

Folding bicycle

A folding bicycle is a bicycle designed to fold into a compact form, facilitating transport and storage.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Folding bicycle · See more »


France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and France · See more »


Freeride is a discipline of mountain biking closely related to downhill biking and dirt jumping focused on tricks, style, and technical trail features.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Freeride · See more »

ISO metric screw thread

The ISO metric screw threads are the worldwide most commonly used type of general-purpose screw thread.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and ISO metric screw thread · See more »

Lead (engineering)

Lead is the axial advance of a helix or screw during one complete turn (360°) The lead for a screw thread is the axial travel for a single revolution.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Lead (engineering) · See more »


Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Leather · See more »

Look (company)

Look is a French manufacturer of high-end ski bindings, bicycle frames, equipment, and apparel.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Look (company) · See more »


Mavic is a French bicycle parts manufacturer (its name an acronym for Manufacture d'Articles Vélocipédiques Idoux et Chanel), founded by Charles Idoux and Lucien Chanel.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Mavic · See more »

Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Mountain biking · See more »


Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Nylon · See more »

Precession (mechanical)

Precession, also called epicyclic fretting precession, (or more accurately hypocyclic fretting precession since "epicyclic" applies to a round part spinning outside a circle and "hypocyclic" applies to a round part spinning inside a circle) is the process of a round part in a round hole rotating with respect to that hole because of clearance between them and a radial force on the part that changes direction.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Precession (mechanical) · See more »

Roller chain

Roller chain or bush roller chain is the type of chain drive most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic, industrial and agricultural machinery, including conveyors, wire- and tube-drawing machines, printing presses, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Roller chain · See more »

Safety bicycle

A safety bicycle (or simply a safety) is a type of bicycle that became very popular beginning in the late 1880s as an alternative to the penny-farthing ("ordinary") and is now the most common type of bicycle.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Safety bicycle · See more »

Screw thread

A screw thread, often shortened to thread, is a helical structure used to convert between rotational and linear movement or force.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Screw thread · See more »

Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic)

Sheldon Brown (July 14, 1944 – February 4, 2008) was an American bicycle mechanic, technical expert and author.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic) · See more »


is a Japanese multinational manufacturer of cycling components, fishing tackle, and rowing equipment.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Shimano · See more »

Shimano Pedaling Dynamics

Shimano Pedaling Dynamics, also known as SPD system, is a design of clipless bicycle pedals.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Shimano Pedaling Dynamics · See more »

Ski binding

A ski binding is a device that connects a ski boot to the ski.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Ski binding · See more »


A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Sprocket · See more »

Tour de France

The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Tour de France · See more »

Track cycling

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes (but many events are held at older velodromes where the track banking is relatively shallow) using track bicycles.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Track cycling · See more »


A treadle is a part of a machine which is operated by the foot to produce reciprocating or rotary motion in a machine such as a weaving loom (reciprocating) or grinder (rotary).

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Treadle · See more »

Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

New!!: Bicycle pedal and Wired (magazine) · See more »

Redirects here:

Backpedal, Backpedaling, Backpedalling, Bicycle Pedal Platform Adapters, Bicycle Toe clips, Bicycle toe clip, Bike pedal, Clipless, Clipless pedal, Clipless pedals, Pedaling, SPD Pedal, Toe clips.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_pedal

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »