Ultegra 6800 Pedals vs 105 5800 Pedals. Are the Ultegra 6800 pedals worth the extra money compared to 105? We compare the 2 popular SPD-SL pedals from shimano.
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.
105 5800 SPD-SL Pedals
The 105 PD-5800 SPD-SL road pedal for high performance road racing. These are designed to match the 105 5800 11-speed group. The wide lightweight carbon body provides large shoe contact area to maximise power transfer and support whilst reducing weight.