Will 105 chain work with Ultegra?
You can use either. 105 cassette and 105 chain, 105 cassette and Ultegra chain, Ultegra cassette and 105 chain, Ultegra cassette and Ultegra chain. Doesn’t matter. Just use what fits your wallet.
Is Ultegra cassette better than 105?
Conclusion. If you’ve read everything above, looked at the pictures, and come to the conclusion that there’s not all that much difference between 105 and Ultegra components, you’re right. They work in the same ways, the shaping is the same and so is the engineering.
Can you use Shimano 105 cassette with Ultegra?
Both 105 and Ultegra are 11-speed systems. 105 cassettes (above) are available in 11-28-tooth, 11-30, 11-32, 11-34 and 12-25 options. Ultegra is available in all of those plus 11-25 and 14-28. There’s no reason why you can’t use an Ultegra cassette with an otherwise 105 groupset, or vice versa.
How much lighter is Ultegra than 105?
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.
Will Ultegra chain work with tiagra?
Any Shimano 10 speed will work with any 10 speed Shimano from another group. The Tiagra cassette is very durable, so you I would keep that for training. Once that’s worn out, you can put on the Ultegra cassette without any adjustments.
How long does an Ultegra cassette last?
Varies widely depending on riding habits, environment and maintenance. But if all these conditions are average, a 10-speed chain should last around 3,000 miles, with the cassette also ready for replacement at the time you install the third chain.
Can I use Dura-Ace cassette with 105?
Similarly, there is no need to match the level of the chain and cassette to the rest of the groupset, so a 105 (5800) 11-speed cassette can be used with a Dura-Ace (9000/9100) 11-speed groupset.
Is the Ultegra 105 as good as the 105?
Yes, the Ultegra is a few grams lighter but the shifting performance of the 105 is every bit as good. Shimano’s quality has never been better. Mr Nguyen I am from Australia and needed a new groupset to replace my worn 105 5700. Found this online as it was priced competitively.
Will upgrading from Shimano 105 to Shimano Ultegra take Me from dog-dog to Froome-dog?
So now is the time to consider whether upgrading from Shimano 105, a perfectly functional bike groupset, to Shimano Ultegra, a perfectly functional bike groupset, will take you from dog-dog to Froome-dog. It won’t. But it will be interesting to compare the two. No, it will. Begin! Note: This post contains affiliate links.
Is Ultegra a Di2 group?
Ultegra and Dura-Ace are also available as electronic Di2 groups that offer electronic shifting with rim or disc brakes. Shimano is known for trickling down technology from its top-of-the-line Dura-Ace group to the Ultegra and 105 groups.
Is Dura-Ace really better than Ultegra over 105?
A big claim many riders have when touting the advantages of Dura-Ace and Ultegra groups over 105, or even Dura-Ace over Ultegra, is improved feel. I won’t spend much time here. In the past, with Shimano’s 7800 generation Dura-Ace group, I truly felt it had noticeably better feel compared to the Ultegra 6600 and 105 5600 groups of the time.