Why We Like The Ultegra PD-R8000 Pedals
The Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000 Pedals borrows heavily from the flagship Dura-Ace PD-9100 to deliver pro-level performance for the weight-conscious cycling enthusiast. The extra-wide, lightweight, carbon composite platform offers a huge target for clipping in, so rolling away from red lights and the start of a crit are hassle-free affairs. The large body also provides more efficient power transfer and distributes pressure better so long days in the saddle aren't met with hot spots on your feet. The low profile design increases road clearance for improved confidence when leaning through the turns and getting back on the gas.
Durable, integrated, stainless steel body plates help reduce flex, wear to the pedal body, and provide a smooth surface for the cleats, promoting smooth float. The wide bearing placement offers stable and uniform load distribution so bearings last longer and roll smoother. The adjustable entry and release tension let you customize the settings for a casual easy in-and-out to a vice like grab needed for track racers or sprinters.
The 10 mm body height from the axle center to cleat contact surface lowers the stack height 0.7mm versus the 6800's and the weight has dropped to 248 grams. Pedals includes 6-degree float SPD-SL cleats for 3-bolt shoes and all the mounting hardware.
- High-quality pedals for road adventures
- Wide carbon body offers stable support
- Steel body plate for durability
- SPD-SL cleat for 3-hole shoes
- Adjustable entry and release tension
- Item #SHI00G3
- [body] carbon composite, [spindle] chromoly steel
- Shimano SPD-SL
- Entry / Release
- adjustable cleat retention
- Spindle Diameter
- Pedal Wrench Type
- Compatible Components
- 3-bolt shoes
- Claimed Weight
- [pair] 8.7oz (248g)
- Manufacturer Warranty
- 2 years
5 based on 1 ratings
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August 2, 2020
- I've used it several times
- Size Bought:
- One size
For someone that comes from 105 shimano pedals, would recommend upgrading to the shimano ultegra R8000. Lighter pedals, slightly wider angles. This gives me more power to push on those climbing hills.
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