ULTEGRA R8000 series is "pro-proven" as it is a direct trickle down from DURA-ACE groupset. As road bike component, the stress-free operation is one of the most important feature to lead all day riding comfort with braking and shifting.
It was never going to be easy to improve on the Ultegra 6800 but there are clear improvements on aesthetics and performance.
Infused with state-of-the-art technology, the Shimano Ultegra R8000 11-Speed Groupset is superbly stiff, light, and responsive. This Ultegra groupset is a major upgrade on any racing or training Road Bike.
This FC-R8000 Hollowtech II Crankset will make sure you transfer power into speed. With the added bonus of offering weight reduction without sacrificing stiffness, this crankset supports a wide range of gear combinations to suit the fastest downhill section and the steepest mountain pass. The crankarm is redesigned to provide your bike with a fine aesthetic upgrade.
Dual Control Shifters Set
Offering an increase in accuracy and shifting precision, these Dual Control Levers have a greater reach for adjusting your break and gear levers. The internal shifting unit is updated to offer quick and intuitive shifting.
In addition to the benefits of the ST-R8000, the ST-R8020 adds an extra bonus in combination with the hydraulic disc brake: better rider control in all conditions. The small bracket size feels great on the palms and improves the ergonomics.
The RD-R8000 reduces shifting effort at the lever whilst retaining a quick and precise response. Shadow RD - Traditional derailleurs extend wider than the profile of your bike. With its low-profile design, Shadow RD is a more compact derailleur that fits closer to the frame, with more direct cable routing. Shadow RD maintains a consistent distance to the cassette for increased shift stability. The reduced body width creates a sleek and smooth appearance, ensuring less damage in a crash.
The FD-R8000 evolves to provide an ultra-smooth shifting action that flawlessly moves your chain up and down whenever required. with zero delay, you can enjoy a shift that is crisp and concise
Enhanced with a new, sleek design, the Ultegra caliper brake has narrower gaps between the arms for a reduced profile and compatibility with 28c tyres. The stabiliser between the axles improves the braking performance by delivering clear contact to bring you to a balanced stop
With a huge range of cassette options, you'll conquer any terrain.
Evolved to offer more efficiency with less maintenance and less noise, the Super Narrow HG-X11 speed chain offers a smooth and reliable shifting performance as you would expect.