Dura Ace R9100 Pedals vs Ultegra 6800 Pedals. Are the Dura Ace Pedals worth the extra money compared to older Ultegra 6800 Pedals? We compare the 2 popular high end SPD-SL pedals from shimano.
Dura Ace R9100 Pedals
Low profile 8.8 mm body height from axle centre to cleat contact surface. Silky smooth 3-bearing axle system, two ball- and one wide roller-bearing Stainless steel pedal body plate for increased durability Open design allows for easy access and cleat adjustments Wider shoe cleat has a long life and is easier for walking than other cleats Large binding target allows quick engagement while wide cleats provides more efficient pedalling
Ultegra 6800 SPD-SL Pedals
The short carbon fibre body construction offers low weight, is super stiff and offers efficient power transfer. The PD-6800 features many of the same technologies as the flagship Dura Ace pedals with the PD-6800 only weighing 8g more. Lightweight. Efficient power transfer. Durable and solid interface quick and easy entry bindings. Adjustable entry and release tension settings. These pedals are also durable with a replaceable stainless steel plate that sits across the width of the pedal, protecting the carbon from minor abrasions and pressure caused during clipping and pedaling.