Shimano A530 SportTouring Road Pedals. The Shimano PD A530 pedals are truly marvels of versatility. On one side of the pedal is a step in SPD system that's designed to be used with recessed SPD type shoes to ensure amazingly efficient pedaling coupled with off the bike walking comfort. Flip the pedals over and you've got a broad platform pedal that's perfect for casual riding in regular footwear. The A530s are the perfect pedals for new SPD users as well as everyday cycling, commuting, trekking, hybrid and touring devotees.