Are Shimano 6800 and 8000 compatibility?
Worthy of note: the new R8000 components are all cross-compatible with the previous 6800 generation and just about any other Shimano 11-speed mechanical groupset. This means that if you’re on a recent 11-speed Shimano road groupset, you can mix and match many of the components reviewed here.
Which pedals are better Shimano or look?
Winner: Look Ultimately, both brands make great pedals and price and availability will probably be the final deciding factor. For riders who are getting serious about cycling, I recommend either the Look Keo 2 Max or the Shimano 105 pedals.
What cleats work with Ultegra pedals?
The Shimano Ultegra pedals use the same cleats as all Shimano’s other SPD-SL road pedals. They’re available with 6 degrees (with yellow tips), 2 degrees (blue) or zero float (red), depending on your preference.
Do Shimano Ultegra pedals come with cleats?
The R8000s also come in a 4mm wider axle version if you need to increase your Q factor (the distance between the pedals). Shimano’s familiar plastic cleats come in three float flavours, and the stock yellow cleats supplied in the box provide up to 6 degrees of float, the maximum available.
What is the difference between Shimano Ultegra 6800 and R8000?
Shimano boasts that, “At its lightest set up (Di2 with mechanical braking) Ultegra R8000 weighs 4,071g, which is an 84.5g saving over Ultegra 6800.” In some formats, outgoing Ultegra 6800 is actually a little lighter than incoming Ultegra R8000.
What is the difference between the Shimano Ultegra 6800 and R8000?
In some formats, outgoing Ultegra 6800 is actually a little lighter than incoming Ultegra R8000. If you want mechanical shifting and rim brakes, for example, this is how the two systems compare (according to Shimano’s own figures): So in that setup Ultegra 6800 is 44g lighter.
What is the difference between the Ultegra 6800 and the Dura Ace?
Functionally, the Ultegra 6800 crank is the same as the Dura Ace and less than 10 grams heavier while offering half the friction compared to the previous generation Ultegra crank.
How does the new Ultegra 6800 front STI shifter work?
The new Ultegra 6800 front STI shifter also has the same trim function as Dura Ace, designed to mimic the function of the Di2 front derailleur. When shifting into the small chainring, there are two stops and the first stop will engage the chain on the small chainring, but may have a bit of chain rub on the derailleur.