Shimano Ultegra pedals review

The latest R8000 model makes some subtle changes to a classic pedal design

Shimano ultegra pedals
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The new R8000 version of the Shimano Ultegra pedal gives you some small upgrades in design and a bit less weight. It’s considerably cheaper than Dura-Ace, but benefits from the same features and technology.

Reasons to buy
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    Small decreases in weight and stack height from R6800 and from 105

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    Wider platform

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    Quality, durable components

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    Similar design to Dura-Ace with a lower price tag

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Reasons to avoid
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    Around £40 more expensive than Shimano 105

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Editor’s Choice is about the best product we’ve seen throughout our year of testing. We’ve included the Shimano Ultegra pedals because as a tech team these are our go to pedals; reliable, durable, relatively lightweight and have a decent stance to help you transfer all those watts.

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