Gravel Grinder News: TIME Debuts New Gravel Pedals

TIME Debuts New Gravel Pedals – by Guitar Ted

Recently our own Grannygear professed his long term love of TIME X-PRO pedals in our inaugural “Keepers” post, seen here. Somewhat ironically, TIME inroduces a new gravel/adventure cycling specific pedal today.

The new TIME Cyclo 10 carbon gravel pedals.
The new TIME Ciclo 10 gravel pedals.

Cyclo Pedals: TIME saw a need for not just gravel/adventure riders here, but for cyclo-tourists as well. Citing the typical need of these riders to use MTB shoes and pedals which are not as efficient on roads, the engineers at TIME decided that there are enough folks riding gravel, adventuring, and cyclo-touring now that a dedicated pedal for these disciplines is now a reality.

The TIME Ciclo 6 pedal
TIME Cyclo 6 pedal

The range is made up of three models: The Cyclo 10 is at the top with a carbon filled body, a lightened steel axle, a metal insert at the point of high wear with the cleat, and a micro-tension system. This pedal is a claimed 128 grams for the pair. The next step down is the Cyclo 6 which retains the features of the Cyclo 10 but has a glass filled resin body in place of carbon. It has a claimed weight of 129 grams. The next step takes you to the Cyclo 2, which has a glass filled resin body, a steel axle, and none of the other’s features. All have the Iclic step in retention system.

TIME Ciclo 2 pedal
TIME Cyclo 2 pedal

Previously Iclic was only available with a road shoe/cleat system from TIME. However; they have now developed the first two bolt cleat, MTB type Iclic system for these new Ciclo pedals. TIME even took out a new patent on this design.

TIME also touts this as the first carbon pedal of its kind. The weights are impressive and the wider platform should appeal to those who are coming off road bikes and miss the wider platform of road pedals and shoes but want the convenience of walkable footwear for adventure riding and gravel travel.

Side view of the Ciclo 10 pedal.

The Microtension adjustment, found on the Cyclo 10 and Cyclo 6, is a tensioning adjustment for cleat retention which allows for casual riders to employ an easier ingress/egress with the pedals but also allows for a racer to have a very secure retention level for higher performance needs.

Retail pricing is as follows: Pricing in $USD Cyclo 10 $130- Cyclo 6 $110- Cyclo 2 $75. These pedals will be available November 25th, 2019.

NOTE: The images and information given in this post was provided by TIME.


Author: Guitar Ted

Guitar Ted hails from Iowa. Home of over 70,000 miles of gravel and back roads. An inaugural member of the Gravel Cycling Hall of Fame and Co-creator of Trans Iowa in late 2004- Guitar Ted has been at the forefront of the growth of gravel events and riding since then. Creator of Gravel Grinder News in 2008, he produced the premier calendar of gravel and back road events. GT joined forces with Riding Gravel in late 2014.

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9 thoughts on “Gravel Grinder News: TIME Debuts New Gravel Pedals

  1. Hmm. So even though I am using an MTB shoe with this I would need to dedicate a shoe to this pedal since the cleat won’t work with an MTB pedal? So it is strictly for roadies that don’t ride an MTB.

  2. If they use the ATAC clear, then you can use the same shoes/cleats with your MtB on Saturday and your road bike on Tuesday?

  3. Great looking pedal. My only wish is that the carbon version would have been spec’d with a stainless steel spindle.

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