Shimano 105 pedals review

Shimano 105 pedals are a quality entry point into Shimano’s clipless road pedal tech

Shimano 105 pedals
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Shimano 105 pedals may be the workhorse of Shimano’s pedal range, but they benefit from a carbon composite body, like Shimano’s pricier options, and have excellent longevity. You get multiple float options and plenty of adjustability to release tension too.Shimano 105 pedals

Reasons to buy
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    Very durable

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    Excellent bearings

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    Adjustable release tension

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    Multiple float options

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    Low maintenance

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Reasons to avoid
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    Quite expensive at full RRP

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The PD-5800 model of the Shimano 105 pedals share many of the features of the more expensive Dura-Ace and Ultegra versions.

Although they’re third level down the Shimano road pedal hierarchy, the Shimano 105 pedals benefit from the brand’s trickle down from its higher end models. 105 pedals are more akin to older versions of Dura-Ace and Ultegra, as both have recently been upgraded slightly.

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