Apartment pedals are ideal for those not wanting to use a clipless pedal system, they provide a large grippy platform for normal shoes to grip too. You can fit toe clips and straps to some apartment pedals to benefit from pulling upwards when pedaling on hills or accelerating, these tend to be more for road/commuting use. Generally the main use for most types of this pedal now is Freeride or Downhill where quick placement and removal of the foot is essential.
The AR-2 Ezy is a modern quill style road pedal. The AR-2 features a unique asymmetrical cage plate design that allows for additional clearance inboard of the quill for wide shoe when compared to traditional pedals such as the Sylvan Road. The AR-2 is designed to be used to be used with toe clips and straps.
The Ezy system allows for safe, rapid, and tool-less removal of pedals for travel, storage, or flexibility.
Particularly popular as an upgrade for folding bicycles, those who take their bikes on mass transit, or ride travel bikes with coupler systems MKS pedals equipped with the Ezy system can dramatically improve ride quality while saving space.
To use the Ezy pedal simply remove the yellow retaining ring, and pull back on the collar that's attached to the crank arm to release or install the pedal.
The stopper must be fitted. If the stopper is not installed the pedal attachment is incomplete.
Without the stopper the adapter can break, or the pedal may fall off resulting in serious injury.