The PD-M8000 Race is the redesigned XC pedal from Shimano. More commonly known as the XT Race, these pedals are built on a reputation of reliability.
The M8000 Race offers 7.7% more pedal/shoe contact than the previous M780. Not only does this provide better power transfer, the pedal is also more stable thanks to it lower platform hight.
If you are looking for an XC pedal, the M8000 Race is an excellent option. These pedals are durable and many riders have found that they are longer lasting than its more expensive cousins.