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05-26-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By biker128pedal

It may be easier to use Allen wrenches to check...

It may be easier to use Allen wrenches to check the gap between the tires and the frame and brakes. Just look close so the parallel sides are used for checking.

What bike and current tires do you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By biker128pedal

See if you can test ride both the Domane and...

See if you can test ride both the Domane and Checkpoint. The 2023 Checkpoints are supposed to have different geometry. This may help your decision.

My 2021 Domane SL6 will take 38mm tires with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By biker128pedal

Go for the Checkpoint. I have a Domane SL6 with...

Go for the Checkpoint. I have a Domane SL6 with two sets of wheels. Stock wheels are for Gravel and a set of Aeolus 51s for road. The gravel tires are 38mm. It will fit a little larger. The...
04-19-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Road 28 miles after work today. A wonderful 72 F...

Road 28 miles after work today. A wonderful 72 F and no wind like yesterday. Road naked. GPS battery was zero after a mile. It was not bad except then no Varia radar. Just the bar end mirror. I have...
04-16-23, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By biker128pedal

Youíll need the receipt for a warranty claim....

Youíll need the receipt for a warranty claim. That said they may have a rim brake Elmonda frame for a replacement but you will have to buy the press fit bottom bracket and direct mount brake...
04-11-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Warming up here. Nice ride on a 25 mile loops....

Warming up here. Nice ride on a 25 mile loops. Fastest time since 2019.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By biker128pedal

For and endurance bike with clearance I started...

For and endurance bike with clearance I started with the 11-34. For rolling hills the step just did not seem right. Switched to 11-28 and much better. But kept the 11-34 for mountains. Then after a...
03-29-23, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By biker128pedal

Mine did the same thing. I contacted PNW. They...

Mine did the same thing. I contacted PNW. They were helpful and started a replacement process. When I pulled it out the lower assembly collar was loose. I tightened it and all was well. So pull and...
03-25-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Been on the TraX trainer during the week. Work...

Been on the TraX trainer during the week. Work too gets in the way. Fixed up fencing today then a road ride. Road 33 miles with a warm 70 F. Now a mountain bike ride for tomorrow.
03-12-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

A cool 40 to 44 F today. No time to mountain...

A cool 40 to 44 F today. No time to mountain bike so a road ride. I forgot the thermal keep me warm after a few miles. Road 29.5 miles. Got home in time to put the hay up.
03-11-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

22 mile mountain bike ride. Cool 47 F day. Good...

22 mile mountain bike ride. Cool 47 F day. Good ride on the double boinger.
...
03-08-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By biker128pedal

Do both. I did. The stock Bontrager Paradigm 25...

Do both. I did. The stock Bontrager Paradigm 25 that came on my Domane broke a drive side spoke at the threads. Then another. Than a third. Replaced spokes with better ones and made this wheel set my...
03-08-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By biker128pedal

Not sure about the gf but sounds like her Kids...

Not sure about the gf but sounds like her Kids are keepers. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,582
Posted By biker128pedal

I agree with whatís a bike lane. My county we...

I agree with whatís a bike lane. My county we used to have barrow 12 inch shoulders on the secondary roads but VDOT has been going crazy with the rumble drunk bumps taking away the place to be a...
02-04-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By biker128pedal

No apology needed. Time to learn and ride. ...

No apology needed. Time to learn and ride.

The road bike bars you mention most call drop bars. The brakes these days on 99% of bikes are referred to as brifters. The shifters are integral to the...
01-29-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

16 mountain bike miles today. Rained a little. My...

16 mountain bike miles today. Rained a little. My new Fuel EX 8. First FS bike and the wide wide bars are sometimes get used too. Old MTb has 570mm bars.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By biker128pedal

I hope itís the time for me.

I hope itís the time for me.
01-01-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,115
Posted By biker128pedal

Nope. I used the model name. I donít have enough...

Nope. I used the model name. I donít have enough to require nick names.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 581,636
Posted By biker128pedal

Added to my out and back ride. ...

Added to my out and back ride.


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12-29-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Been riding the trainer and mountain biking but...

Been riding the trainer and mountain biking but today was a warm 60 F. So after I dropped and cleaned up a rotted tree I got to go for a road ride on the Domane. Extended my back road out and back...
12-17-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

First road ride in 3 weeks. Been riding the...

First road ride in 3 weeks. Been riding the mountain bike and indoors during the week. Road 25 miles. Sunny and high forties. A little head wind half the ride.
12-05-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 10,922
Posted By biker128pedal

Brought to you by Swift and Peleton. Give the...

Brought to you by Swift and Peleton. Give the gift of warm riding and longer life these winter holidays.
11-19-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,690
Posted By biker128pedal

Trolling a potential bicyclist has a higher...

Trolling a potential bicyclist has a higher priority.
11-19-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,010
Posted By biker128pedal

Pearlyís when it gets real cold. ...

Pearlyís when it gets real cold.

https://www.pearlyspossumsocks.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,155
Posted By biker128pedal

Just flip it upside down and rest it on the...

Just flip it upside down and rest it on the handle bars and seat. Don’t need any stinken kick stand.

Or as I saw on a carbon Domane e-bike today. A kick stand that somehow attached inside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 581,636
Posted By biker128pedal

Harvest time. Good time to ride. ...

Harvest time. Good time to ride.


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10-30-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

A second nice day in the upper fifties. Road 35...

A second nice day in the upper fifties. Road 35 miles to round out 100 for the weekend. For the rest of the week work gets in the way so a little trainer spinning while watching YouTube videos. Days...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 581,636
Posted By biker128pedal

On the way to the Big City. Richmond Va. Less...

On the way to the Big City. Richmond Va. Less empty the closer I got.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 489,683
Posted By biker128pedal

Up at the Richmond end of the Capital Trail. Next...

Up at the Richmond end of the Capital Trail. Next to the canal. Cool day around 55 F.
...
10-21-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Fantastic afternoon. 65 F and sunny. Not a cloud...

Fantastic afternoon. 65 F and sunny. Not a cloud in the sky. Very slight breeze. I swear I had the wind at my back the whole ride. :D 33.5 miles on the road. Latex tubes do smooth the ride.

...
10-14-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 866
Posted By biker128pedal

Fingerless glove fingers are getting too long...

Fingerless glove fingers are getting too long too. :lol:
10-10-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Road last Friday then a busy weekend watching...

Road last Friday then a busy weekend watching granddaughters while kids ran the Army 10 miler. Got to Reidís this evening. Cooling off so the wool socks came out. Road 21 miles. But averaged 18.9 mph...
10-05-22, 04:44 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 581,636
Posted By biker128pedal

Had a good ride Wednesday. The sky was awesome. ...

Had a good ride Wednesday. The sky was awesome.


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09-24-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,786
Posted By biker128pedal

I have team issue so my first experiment with...

I have team issue so my first experiment with tubeless. 520 would be better for me. The Domane and Checkpoint have the same wheels. Iíve broken 4 inboard drive side spokes. The last one I removed and...
09-12-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,347
Posted By biker128pedal

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails....

Ride it like you stole it. Hit the trails. Replace what breaks. After a couple of years save and upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,948
Posted By biker128pedal

Hard to tell from the Trek site pictures. I did...

Hard to tell from the Trek site pictures. I did not look through the specs. Agree the 27.2 round post is better. I have a few of various lengths and set backs that will fit. The Gen 3 post is not...
08-23-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

After work a 25.9 ride. No rain and the most...

After work a 25.9 ride. No rain and the most excellent ride. No empty road ahead.

...
08-17-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

26 mile ride today. Almost a group ride but the...

26 mile ride today. Almost a group ride but the others saw the rain clouds on the phone radar. I thought I could make it. Temperature was 81 F at the start. Dropped and started to rain in the last 4...
08-14-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Cool morning ride. High of 77 F and almost not...

Cool morning ride. High of 77 F and almost not wind. Road 35 miles. GP5000 tires getting ready to need replacement. Thinking of going tubeless or convert to latex tubes.

...
08-13-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By biker128pedal

Got a pair of 32 mm TlCs and marked on the...

Got a pair of 32 mm TlCs and marked on the sidewall is a maximum pressure for tubed and one for tubeless. I went tubeless.
08-12-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 386,352
Posted By biker128pedal

Yes I like them. From Voler. I had noticed a...

Yes I like them. From Voler. I had noticed a freckle getting redder so decided I needed some protection. I wore then last weekend on a 70 mile ride where is was very sunny and 90 to 95 F.
07-31-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

32 mile ride today. Put the gravel wheels on the...

32 mile ride today. Put the gravel wheels on the Domane. Hauled it closer to the limited gravel roads. Only 7 miles but the 35mm GR1 tires set up tubeless do roll smooth. Slower than the GP5000s but...
07-31-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 386,352
Posted By biker128pedal

Well only 7 miles of gravel and dirt roads today....

Well only 7 miles of gravel and dirt roads today. A lot quicker to get there on my motorcycle. I parked closer to cut down on the road time.
...
07-30-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

Hit but not as humid today. Road 64 miles. Hope...

Hit but not as humid today. Road 64 miles. Hope Iím not too sore to ride tomorrow.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 581,636
Posted By biker128pedal

Road ahead and behind. Nice 64 mile ride scoping...

Road ahead and behind. Nice 64 mile ride scoping out places to ride some gravel.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20,777
Views: 4,904,887
Posted By biker128pedal

Set of Aeolus Pro 51s. Out the tubed GP5000 tires...

Set of Aeolus Pro 51s. Out the tubed GP5000 tires with 2500 miles on them. Plan Moto go tubeless. But also put GR1 35mm set up tubeless on the Paradigm 25 wheels. They expanded to 37mm. So road set...
07-10-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,985
Views: 409,112
Posted By biker128pedal

I spent the morning changing motorcycle tires and...

I spent the morning changing motorcycle tires and looking at kitchen designs. Could buy some nice two wheelers with the later. Then road. It was freaken cold this afternoon. But the rain stopped and...
07-10-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By biker128pedal

How about looking for some aero bars Iíve seen...

How about looking for some aero bars Iíve seen gravel bike racers using. They look like individual clamp on bars. If they are too long cut them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By biker128pedal

Whichever one you get both will take 25mm (27mm...

Whichever one you get both will take 25mm (27mm inflated) GP5000 tires. I have a 2021 Domane SL6. If I was buying today Iíd order a Checkpoint with the downtube storage and would stick with a 2x. I...
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