The carbon fiber Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000 Carbon Pedals offer the reliable performance of Shimano 6800 pedals with a big weight savings. The lightweight carbon body maintains the same super-wide and stable platform, and stainless steel contact plate.
Aug 19, 2015 · BikeRadar verdict. The stainless steel contact plate on the wide-body pedal is replaceable — not that you’ll ever wear it out Aside from that initial annoyance, it is really difficult to find fault with the Ultegra pedals. The pedals come with the yellow cleats, which offer +/- 3 degrees of float, pivoting from the front of the cleat.
Author: Ben Delaney
Shimano Ultegra SPD-SL PD-R8000 Pedals. Always use a little grease on the threads and check for tightness after your first ride, as well as whenever you clean and lube your chain. Shimano offers the R8000 pedals with this +4mm (56mm) model, which impacts your Q-factor, or the distance from the center of the bike to the center of the pedal.
Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000 SPD-SL Pedals. Taking the extra-wide carbon platform that started in their Dura-Ace pedals, the PD-8000’s provide more efficient power transfer and pressure distribution to eliminate hot spots. With a wide bearing placement, friction is reduced for longer lasting performance and more efficient rolling.
Shimano Ultegra may be on the second step in Shimano’s range, but it’s a damn fine groupset.
If you’re an enthusiast rider seeking pro-level performance pedals, the Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000 SPD-SL pedals have a lightweight carbon-composite body to keep things quick and light. Extra-wide platforms provide an efficient transfer of power. Durable stainless-steel body plates reduce flex …