BikeRadar Podcast | Jack and Simon discuss Shimano’s SPD-SL power meter pedal patent

We take a deep-dive into the nitty-gritty details of the patent

In this week’s news podcast, Jack Luke and Simon Bromley discuss two juicy patents granted to Shimano that suggest the brand could be working on an SPD-SL power meter road pedal.


Though the original patent is several years old, the most recent division was granted on 10 November 2020, suggesting Shimano may still be exploring the idea seriously.

Will it ever make it to market though? What might it look like if it does? And why should we care about power meters in the first place? Listen in for all of this and even more ultra-nerdy detail.

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