Old 11-26-18, 08:13 AM
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How much is local support worth to you? Not really a big deal to me. How much is IsoSpeed worth to you? After spending a season on my Domane SL5, I was surprised at how much more effective it was (at muting noise and taking the edge off of harsh jolts) than even my gravel bike's 38mm tires.

I'm a big fan of both options, and think that you'll be happy either way, but you'll have to answer the value proposition question yourself. Personally, I would value IsoSpeed over Ultegra, so I'd be looking at the Domane SL5 if budget was a concern (which is how I ended up where I am).
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