What is the difference between Shimano 5700 and 5800?
105 5700 series components are 10 speed components, while the latest 105 5800 components are 11 speed components. As they are one generation apart, the design and construction of the rear and front derailleurs from these two groupsets are very different.
When did Shimano 105 5800 come out?
As we mentioned, 5800 is a model year 2015 product, which means that the first version will probably arrive in your local bike shop on complete bikes from the major manufacturers – the expectation is for those to arrive in mid-June of 2014.
What do Shimano 105 pedals weigh?
The current iteration of Shimano’s 105 pedals tip the scales at 276g, whereas the latest second-tier Ultegra pedals weigh in at 259g and the new Dura-Ace pedals – introduced as part of the overhaul of Shimano’s flagship groupset earlier this year – are just 228g per pair, as a result of using more carbon.
How fast can a Shimano 105 go?
“The main thing about 105 is that it’s now 11-speed,” said Shimano’s UK brand manager Mark Greshon at the UK launch. “With it being 11-speed it brings many of the functions and features that you get with both Ultegra and Dura-Ace to a much wider range of riders.”
What’s the difference between 105 and Ultegra?
There is a difference in the materials used. Ultegra dual control levers have carbon-fibre reinforced plastic brackets and main levers while 105 has glass-fibre reinforced plastic brackets and aluminium main levers. The 105 levers are a little heavier but you won’t notice any difference in performance.
Is R7000 cassette compatible with 5800?
Short and easy answer – yes. Shimano compatibility charts show ST-R7000 shifters are compatible with FD-5800 front derailleur and RD-5800 rear derailleur.
Is Shimano A 105 carbon?
105 pedals are more akin to older versions of Dura-Ace and Ultegra, as both have recently been upgraded slightly. Shimano switched to carbon composite pedal bodies for 105 some years ago, like Ultegra and Dura-Ace. There’s a wide stainless steel plate over the centre of the pedal body to cope with wear.
Are Shimano 105 pedals carbon?
The pedals feature a carbon composite body with replaceable stainless steel inserts and sealed cartridge bearings. Shimano’s pedals use a three-bolt cleat, which is offered in three float versions.
How well does the Shimano Deore XT seal work?
After several months of testing in a range of conditions, it seems that the seal employed by Shimano in the Deore XT pedals over its cup-and-cone bearing system is as accomplished as the rest of the pedal.
What is the SPD side of a Shimano pedal?
The SPD side features one half of the same legendary mechanism used on all Shimano SPD pedals, and its function is beyond reproach. Entry to the system is positive, secure and easy to achieve and the wide range of spring tension is easily adjustable via a 2.5 hex key.
How much do Shimano 105 road pedals weigh?
They weigh just under 400g for the pair, which is not unreasonably heavy considering this attribute is not the main priority. For reference, a pair of Shimano 105 road pedals, which sit at around the same price point, weigh 285g but don’t have the ruggedness or versatility of this two-sided design.
How heavy are the Cup and cone bearings on a Shimano 105?
Sealed cup and cone bearings sit within a cartridge chrome-moly axle system with the same 8mm hex key mounting arrangement as Shimano’s 105, Ultegra and Dura-Ace road pedals. They weigh just under 400g for the pair, which is not unreasonably heavy considering this attribute is not the main priority.