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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,259
Posted By Ryan_M

The build is done now. Here it it is ready to go....

The build is done now. Here it it is ready to go. I was able to get it out today and boot around the subdivision here but only did ~13km. Definitely feels different than any hybrids I've been riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 02:34 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 233,277
Posted By yaw

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2022 SL6 Disc Pro
Longer and more angled Zipp stem as a result of bike fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By veganbikes

I think it is neat, granted I don't really go for...

I think it is neat, granted I don't really go for crabons one of the founders has a proper beard and the other made crabon race boats and the bikes have good tire clearance and a threaded B.B. and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By gkamieneski

Sprintech

Sprintech
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Bici Veloce

Me too. Great adjustability and provide good...

Me too. Great adjustability and provide good visibility from upright and drop positions.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Litespud

I’ve been using a Sprintech bar-end mirror for...

I’ve been using a Sprintech bar-end mirror for years. Inexpensive and works great
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a Mavic Open Pro 32 that I used on a...

I have a Mavic Open Pro 32 that I used on a trainer that I have no use for any longer. It is laced to an Ultegra hub. Ping me if you are interested, just cover shipping an it is yours. It is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,491
Posted By Mojo31

I have the Pro 37s on my Domane with R3 tires....

I have the Pro 37s on my Domane with R3 tires. It's a great upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,286
Posted By Troul

the aggressive tilt reminds me of when a bicycle...

the aggressive tilt reminds me of when a bicycle takes a tumble & after picking out the dirt, the levers are pointing in like such in a way. Some tilt is nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,190
Posted By dougphoto

I'm in my 50's I've been biking and racing since...

I'm in my 50's I've been biking and racing since I was 9 years old. I can't for the life of me figure out why anyone cares about the rim brakes vs disk brakes thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,277
Posted By cxwrench

ftfy. And for the OP, it's super easy when...

ftfy.

And for the OP, it's super easy when you're putting SRAM wireless on the bike, as others have posted.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,290
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I...

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I don't think I've ever called you a name. I've pointed out incorrect statements you've made, that's a different thing.

I don't have advice for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,290
Posted By WhyFi

Hey look - a cloud for you to shake your fist at.

Hey look - a cloud for you to shake your fist at.
03-28-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,985
Posted By Fuzzy_Dunlop

Thanks again, everyone, for all the insight and...

Thanks again, everyone, for all the insight and great recommendations. I ended up going with the Aeolus Pro 3V wheels, and Rene Herse Barlow Pass tires, set up tubeless. They look great and roll like...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,408
Posted By WhyFi

Nope, but that doesn't mean that I'm wrong. Look...

Nope, but that doesn't mean that I'm wrong. Look at their design. Read reviews. Try them yourself. Or continue to live in ignorance. Whatever.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,021

Nope...Assembled but not made...

Nope...Assembled but not made...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,101
Posted By blakcloud

Champlain lookout on the Gatineau Parkway I...

Champlain lookout on the Gatineau Parkway I presume? I cycled that this summer. Looking forward to riding it gain next summer. I also settled on the Aeolus RSL 37Vs with Rene Herse Chinook Pass 28c...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,101
Posted By zorax2

Domane SLR 2020 2021 Review (incl. brief comparison w/ Roubaix)

First, the Domane SLR is an absolutely phenomenal bike! Its ride characteristics, handling and acceleration are superlative. Whether riding on road or gravel, it is always comfortable and responsive....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By BenOnATrek

I have ordered the SLR 7! I will have to wait 2-3...

I have ordered the SLR 7! I will have to wait 2-3 weeks for delivery as it has to go from warehouse in Germany to the bike store - and deliveries are all up the spout since Brexit (UK leaving the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By BenOnATrek

Thanks everyone, your comments are appreciated. ...

Thanks everyone, your comments are appreciated.

I am thinking about the SLR7 rather than the SL7 as the SL is not available at the moment (till about October is what I am being told) and I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,869
Posted By rubiksoval

I usually wear a hrm but I never train by heart...

I usually wear a hrm but I never train by heart rate. Too fickle, way too many factors affect it, and it doesn't tell me much. One day 230 watts might give me a heart rate of 150, another day it may...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,888
Posted By Koyote

As a professional economist, I have thought long...

As a professional economist, I have thought long and deeply about this...And I'm not sure that such a thing as "gouging" even exists. After all, we live in a market system, in which transactions are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,888
Posted By WhyFi

Try again: DT Swiss E1800 32 Spline (budget,...

Try again:

DT Swiss E1800 32 Spline (budget, place-keeper wheels) vs Reserve 35mm DT370 (carbon rims, DT Swiss hubs)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,490
Posted By mcours2006

So far 18,040 km ( or 11,236 miles). Should hit...

So far 18,040 km ( or 11,236 miles). Should hit 19,000 km by end of year. All 'real' miles, BTW. ;) By far my biggest total.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,461
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Dumbbells. Heavy shrugs. Lateral raises, front...

Dumbbells. Heavy shrugs. Lateral raises, front raises, rear raises, supersetted. Seated dumbbell presses, no back support. There are also special head harnesses for working the neck muscles, but I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,433
Posted By blakcloud

GlennR is this another thread you are going to...

GlennR is this another thread you are going to hijack that has absolutely nothing to do with the OP's question? You will then post ten times trying to prove how right you are, because your experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,433
Posted By Chi_Z

no need, switched to di2 got better shifting and...

no need, switched to di2 got better shifting and braking
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,244
Posted By blakcloud

Turning a Domane SL6 into a SL7+

The outdoor riding season is over for me so I decided to start the upgrade process on my 2020 Trek Domane SL6. First I changed out the mechanical for Di2. Did the work myself and it went without a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,959
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Having multiple gears is a step away from...

​​​​​​Having multiple gears is a step away from pure biking too, but so worth it. Even though I'm relying on this bizarre little machine invented by the French using cables and springs. Hell, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,086
Posted By Bob the Mech

I assume we are talking about the Émonda SL 6 (€...

I assume we are talking about the Émonda SL 6 (€ 3399) which retails at £2900 on the Trek UK offiial E-store (€ 3189). It's very unlikely you will negotiate a price anywhere near the € 2700 mark. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20,400
Views: 4,702,967
Posted By GreatDane84

Domane SL6. 😃

Domane SL6. 😃
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By blakcloud

Congratulations on this wheelset. I originally...

Congratulations on this wheelset. I originally wanted the RSL 37's but when they released the wider version they became my next option for desire. I just wish they weren't so darn expensive here in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bah Humbug

Your bikes are honestly pretty nice already, and...

Your bikes are honestly pretty nice already, and I am a big proponent of power meters. Would you actually use the power meter to do more focused training outdoors? Also, I had a KKRM (no InRide)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,535
Posted By PoorInRichfield

SeattleRider57 Is your bike a disc or rim brake...

SeattleRider57 Is your bike a disc or rim brake version?

I highly recommend going with a 25mm wide rim, like the Aeolus Pro 3Vs, if you're running disc brakes. If not, so sorry...:p

As...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,535

I got a set of the Aeolus Pro 3V for my Domane....

I got a set of the Aeolus Pro 3V for my Domane. They are decently light (1575g) and are nice and wide. I am loving them so far. The best part is I only paid 1050.00 for them new. Great value in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,898
Posted By BoraxKid

Hambini is not just a clown, he's the whole...

Hambini is not just a clown, he's the whole circus. Don't take his videos with a grain of salt, flush them down the toilet along with his crackpot nonsense.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By drewtk

I know the Roubaix has a lot of fans, but I test...

I know the Roubaix has a lot of fans, but I test rode one back to back with the current Domane, with an emphasis on how they handled rough roads. I found the Domane to be much smoother, even in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,160
Posted By nomadmax

When I spend my money I get exactly what I want...

When I spend my money I get exactly what I want or I don't buy. Doesn't have anything to do with vanity. It's about not paying money to compromise. Craigslist is full of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,160
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

I'm pretty picky with looks of my bikes, but only...

I'm pretty picky with looks of my bikes, but only for my main bike.
I ordered that one bought Trek's Project One program, and had them do a paint job that wasn't offered at the time, it was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,652
Posted By Rides4Beer

You are cracking me up with the hater stuff....

You are cracking me up with the hater stuff. :lol: They're called opinions, and especially when it comes to aesthetics, they will always vary.

Yup, one big battery, that I don't have to see or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,561
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Entropy will define the ultimate finish.

Entropy will define the ultimate finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20,400
Views: 4,702,967
Posted By BenBoozer

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th...

Picked up a new red Domane SL 5 for my 59th birthday last Saturday. Going today to find the little tool-set thingy that fits into the downtube storage cover. My first carbon frame bike... LOVING IT....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,546
Posted By popeye

You shall now be known from this moment on as...

You shall now be known from this moment on as "Garmin Mogul".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,652
Posted By InvertedMP

I circled the batteries in red. ...

I circled the batteries in red.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,264
Posted By smashndash

Ferrouscious got it right. I reached out to...

Ferrouscious got it right. I reached out to CeramicSpeed and they replied:

“Hope you are well and thank you for your email. We have developed the 2 pc inner sleeve in order to offer a better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,264
Posted By smashndash

I’m a bit confused about what exactly the “half...

I’m a bit confused about what exactly the “half sleeves” are because from the pictures of the BB, it looks like the outer sleeve goes all the way from one end to the other... and so does the inner...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,264
Posted By wthensler

Thanks, all. I’m glad I went with the steel. As...

Thanks, all. I’m glad I went with the steel. As usual, great advice here from real riders in the trenches. 2300 miles is about 3 or 4 months of riding for me, but I do rotate bikes frequently.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,264
Posted By August West

I have 2300+ miles on my 2020 SLR 7 with the...

I have 2300+ miles on my 2020 SLR 7 with the stock steel bearing BB and it is silent and spins quite nicely. In fact the entire bike has been perfect so far with no issues at all. I love the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,264
Posted By blakcloud

Your problem had nothing to do with the bearings...

Your problem had nothing to do with the bearings themselves, so the questions about ceramic bearings are moot. In the end it is all about the sleeve that is used in each of the bottom brackets. Glad...
08-08-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,788
Posted By mstateglfr

Ah, paid to have someone figure out all the...

Ah, paid to have someone figure out all the curves and creases. Good decision.

I know of the helicopter tape being applied in a few areas if someone is concerned a stone might hit their bike,...
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