Been building bikes for many years and I always favored Ultegra until recently. The new 105 series components are outstanding and if weight is not a critical factor in the decision this is the best deal period. I am so impressed with the price/ value on this product. You can't go wrong.
Needed a shorter crank length to speed recovery from a bi-lateral knee replacement. This product is excellent in performance and price point. The shorter crank length enabled the rider to do full rotations sooner, and more comfortably. In addition moved from flat pedals to cleats much sooner than anticipated with 2 new knees.
Back to full training, for our 6-8 week adventures criss-crossing Europe.
I use and abuse my bikes, I race them and I train on them. I love top of the line equipment like any other person, but the weight difference between the 105 and Dura-ace crank sets is so negligible. Beside I have recently changed my crank length and needed shorter cranks, there was no way I was buying 4 Dura-ace cranks
The r7000 105 crankset was easy to install. I built a road bike with r7000 105. Bought all the components from bike tire direct. Decided upon the crankset to finish off the build. Performance of cranks set is smooth during shifting. Durable and efficient.
Nothing fancy about a Shimano 105 crankset. The R7000 series looks great. It might not be the lightest, but still has crisp shifting. The biggest think going for the 105 is the value. I got this for a TT bike and paired it with a Stages 105 power meter. That's a nice combo for the money and it looks PRO!
This is a solid, well made crankset. Shifting is smooth and precise. Not quite as light as Ultegra but more affordable. If you're looking for a quality crankset that won't drain your checking account this is the one.
I needed a 165 crank and this fit the bill...Lots of trickle down tech from ultegra and dura ace.
I removed the chain rings and replaced with narrow wide 46 tooth for a 1x system. Make sure
you toque crank arm bolts to spec.
I bought the 105 crankset to upgrade the Tiagra crankset that came with my bike (Trek Domane). The difference is night and day, especially shifting from small to large chainring. The shift is instant. Of course, it looks a lot better and it's lighter too. I bucked the trend and went with silver and couldn't be happier. BTW, my drivetrain is 10 speed and the 105 crankset is 11 speed....it works flawlessly.