The Shimano Ultegra PD-R8000 Pedals borrows heavily from the flagship Dura-Ace PD-9100 to deliver pro-level performance for the weight-conscious cycling enthusiast. The extra-wide, lightweight, carbon composite platform offers a huge target for clipping in, so rolling away from red lights and the start of a crit are hassle-free affairs. The large body also provides more efficient power transfer and distributes pressure better see you later days in the saddle are not met with hot spots on your feet. The low profile design increases road clearance for improved confidence when leaning through the turns and getting back on the gas. Durable, integrated, stainless steel body plates assist reduce flex, wear to the pedal body, and provide a smooth surface for the cleats, promoting smooth Glide. The wide bearing placement offers stable and uniform load distribution so bearings last more and roll smoother. The adjustable entry and release tension allow you to customize the settings for an off-the-cuff easy in-and-out to a vice like take hold of needed for track racers or sprinters. The 10 mm body height from the axle center to cleat contact surface lowers the stack height 0. 7mm as opposed to the 6800’s and the weight has dropped to 248 grams. Pedals includes 6-degree Glide SPD-SL cleats for 3-bolt shoes and all of the mounting hardware.
Material: [body] carbon composite, [spindle] chromoly steel
Cleats: Shimano SPD-SL
Spindle Diameter: 9/16-inch
Pedal Wrench Type: 8mm