Advice

Is 105 a good group set?

The new 105 groupset is better than the outgoing 105-5800 system: the shifting is improved and it gets nearly all the innovations from the more expensive groupsets. But it remains the case that 105-5800 is a really excellent groupset too and the release of 105-7000 will mean there are bargains to be had out there.

Is 105 a good group set?

The new 105 groupset is better than the outgoing 105-5800 system: the shifting is improved and it gets nearly all the innovations from the more expensive groupsets. But it remains the case that 105-5800 is a really excellent groupset too and the release of 105-7000 will mean there are bargains to be had out there.

Are 105 disc brakes good?

Shimano 105 BR-R7010 rim brakes and BR-7070 disc brakes Rim braking at a 105-level is a significant improvement to power over the previous generation, though the feel at the lever isn’t quite as snappy and sharp as Ultegra.

How much heavier is 105 than Ultegra?

Ultegra cassettes are about 25-35 grams lighter (depending on tooth count) than 105. Dura-Ace cassettes, amazingly, shed about 150 grams over the 105 cassettes. Keep in mind though, the titanium cogs make Dura-Ace cassettes very expensive to replace once they wear out.

Are Ultegra brakes better than 105?

Brakes. 105 and Ultegra dual-pivot brakes are pretty similar. They both are crafted from aluminum, and they both function very well. We can again state that the 105 calipers are just as great as Ultegra calipers and are only inferior when it comes to weight.

Is 105 better than tiagra?

Tiagra offers excellent value for money but 105 is certainly the better groupset and we’d recommend going for it if your funds allow because of the better brakes, the small weight saving and the upgrade to 11-speed.

Can you mix 105 and Ultegra?

Answer: Great question, Ben! It is possible to mix and match as long as you get components from the same generation. For example: 9000 Dura Ace, 6800 Ultegra, and 5800 105 are all cross compatible.

How much does a Shimano Ultegra crankset weight?

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

MODEL NO FC-R8000
SERIES ULTEGRA R8000 Series
Color Series color
Average weight 690 (53-39T) 681 (52-36T) 674 (50-34T) 668 (46-36T)

Can you mix 105 Ultegra?

Do I really need Shimano 105?

If you want really low gears, 105 is the better choice. In theory both systems will handle a 34-tooth largest sprocket, but while we’ve heard of people persuading Tiagra to cope with a 36-tooth, we have direct experience of a long-arm 105 mech cheerfully shifting to a 40-tooth sprocket.

What is the latest version of Shimano 105 disc brakes?

Check out our Complete Guide to Shimano Road Groupsets. Shimano usually updates each groupset every three years. The latest version of Shimano 105 is called R7000 (the disc brakes are R7020) and the most up to date Ultegra is R8000 (the disc brakes are R8020, the Di2 is R8050 and Di2 with hydraulic disc brakes is R8070).

How much does a 105 st-r7000 weigh?

Shimano 105 ST-R7000 weight: 238g per shifter Shimano 105 ST-R7000 pricing (pair): £219.99 / $234.99 / €229.00 / AU$429.00 The new ST-R7020 Dual-Control levers are the first hydraulic disc brakes at the 105 level.

Can I fit 105 R7000 disc brake calipers to my frame?

It’s worth mentioning that 105 R7000 disc brake calipers are now only available in flat mount fitment. If you would like to fit the disc version of the groupset to an older IS or post mount frame, you will either have to run a non-series caliper or use one of these adaptors from Canadian homebrew outfit, A.S Solutions.

How much do Shimano brakes weigh?

Shimano has improved tyre clearance on its latest generation of brakes to fit 28mm tyres. Shimano offers the BR-R7000 series brakes in versions for direct mount front, seatstays and chainstays configurations. Our set weighs in at 194g per brake including pads.