Shimano 105 5800 road chainset - designed for a high level of performance with a value for money price tag. The alloy HollwTech crank arms provide efficient power transfer to your drivetrain, yet without a weight penalty. Ideal for the serious road cyclist on a budget. The double chainset features a Lightweight HollowTech II construction, and is compatible with 11 speed systems. HollowTech II allows the bottom bracket bearings to be spaced wider apart, enabling the use of larger bearings and an increased axle diameter for added reliability and stiffness. Innovative HollowTech forged and anodised aluminium crank arms utilise a hollow design that help to minimise any flex and also keep the weight to a minimum The chainring teeth have been developed to work in conjunction with HG-X 11-speed chains for increased contact to provide greater efficiency and improved power transfer - helping you to ride faster for longer! Flexible enough to be used with Shimano external or press-fit bottom brackets The system allows for easier installation, adjustment, and maintenance Lightweight anodised SG-X aluminium chainrings for smooth and precise shifting, giving you confidence when riding and attacking Weight is 737g for the 170mm crank model
|105 5800 Chainset Specification|
|Chainsets Type||11 speed, Double Chainring|
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Shimano are a Japanese manufacturer primarily known for their cycling components, and to a lesser extent shoes and clothing. Founded in 1921, Shimano is widely believed to be the largest cycling component manufacturer in the world, having reached this status through a combination of innovation, reliability and value for money. Whatever your style of riding, whether it be road or MTB, Shimano will have a component range to suit your level and budget, from the low end Alivio and Tiagra to the professional standard XTR and Dura-Ace. Over the years, Shimano have revolutionised bicycle gear, brake and pedal systems, such as the recessed SPD, Hollowtech crank arms and smooth shifting Hyperglide sprockets. Initially their component range faced competition from Suntour, whereas nowadays their primary rivals for market share are SRAM and Campagnolo. If you wish to save money on their components and apparel, please visit my Shimano section, where I list as many money saving deals as I can find.
For additional information on Shimano's cycling equipment, please visit either http://cycle.shimano-europe.com/ or their wikipedia page - this includes information on Shimano's history, including non-cycling equipment.