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Ultegra pedals PD-R8000

Old 07-23-22, 10:03 AM
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Ultegra pedals PD-R8000

I bought online new pedals ultegra PD-R8000 those are my first spd-sl pedals so I don't have experience. For me those pedals look like have cracks or maybe production errors. But because my account is new i can't post photos. So how was your experience with shimano peals did you saw there like cuts, cracks, breaks in front part of peals.

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Old 07-24-22, 06:24 AM
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I had a buddy buy some Ultegra counterfeit pedals on eBay for around $50. The look and packaging was good... almost perfect even. But the pedal body was cheap plastic and the bearings imploded the 2nd ride.

Stick with original and you'll be fine. If there is a problem with true Shimano parts, contact the shop where you purchased and they should help to resolve.
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Originally Posted by redcon1 View Post
I had a buddy buy some Ultegra counterfeit pedals on eBay for around $50. The look and packaging was good... almost perfect even. But the pedal body was cheap plastic and the bearings imploded the 2nd ride.

Stick with original and you'll be fine. If there is a problem with true Shimano parts, contact the shop where you purchased and they should help to resolve.
Yep. Counterfeiters seem to be able to make anything and duplicate packaging. I bought some "Shimano" SPD-SL cleats last year that lasted a couple weeks. You could tell they were brittle.
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Thx for answers, I bought the pedals in the online store and for sure original, price was around 120$. I asked on other forum where i could post photos and all say it's all good, normal fabrication.
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Good news.
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Originally Posted by MrLuke View Post
Thx for answers, I bought the pedals in the online store and for sure original, price was around 120$. I asked on other forum where i could post photos and all say it's all good, normal fabrication.
Good to hear. I see that you already have 5 answers. You should keep on with the forum until you reach the threshold where you can post photos and links so that you can share other pertinent information in future questions. I don't ask many questions because I already know some of the answers(joke) but I am usually willing to answer the sort of question that you asked
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Old 07-24-22, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by MrLuke View Post
Thx for answers, I bought the pedals in the online store and for sure original, price was around 120$. I asked on other forum where i could post photos and all say it's all good, normal fabrication.
Put your photos in the Gallery here on BF and then just tell us they are there. We'll find them.

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Old 07-26-22, 02:16 PM
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Now I can post photos but anyway I start used pedals and so far doesn't break, Problem is to find good setup of cleats I started new thread.
But check those photos.


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I think that you're just seeing the edges of overlapping CF swaths.
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I think that you're just seeing the edges of overlapping CF swaths.
Agreed. I've been riding the same pedals the past 3 years and for me they are the gold standard of road pedals. Excellent performance and durability!
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I have the Dura Ace version which are very similar. I don't think I would even notice the areas that you highlighted.
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