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09-04-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,965
Posted By DomaneS5

I've been using Niterider Solas 100 tail lights...

I've been using Niterider Solas 100 tail lights for years. Great light and it only takes about 30 minutes to charge from dead. $40 on Amazon.
09-03-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,088
Posted By DomaneS5

I dry my shorts and shirts on low heat. Works...

I dry my shorts and shirts on low heat. Works well... and I have bike shirts that are 5+ years old and still look new.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,146
Posted By DomaneS5

I installed fenders on the 1.1 with Gatorskins. ...

I installed fenders on the 1.1 with Gatorskins. It's my "rain" bike. I've never had any issues with the Gatorskins slipping on wet roads. And yes, like you.... I don't plan on racing the 1.1 with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,146
Posted By DomaneS5

I have Gatorskins on my Trek 1.1 aluminum road...

I have Gatorskins on my Trek 1.1 aluminum road bike. :twitchy:
08-28-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,291
Posted By DomaneS5

My hobbies consist of skiing,...

My hobbies consist of skiing, recording/guitar/bass guitar, cycling and tennis. Skiing is definitely the most expensive due to lift ticket prices.... however ski gear is less expensive than cycling...
06-04-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,159
Posted By DomaneS5

I have a Motobecane Omni Strada Comp with 105...

I have a Motobecane Omni Strada Comp with 105 components purchased from BikesDirect in early 2017. Great gravel bike for the money.
06-03-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,118
Posted By DomaneS5

My Fred factor has declined somewhat. I still...

My Fred factor has declined somewhat. I still ride with Pearl Izumi mountain shoes and Speedplay Frog pedals on road bikes, but my attire has improved. I wear Lycra shorts and tight Aerotech Designs...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By DomaneS5

For my gravel bike, I use Speedplay Frog pedals...

For my gravel bike, I use Speedplay Frog pedals and cleats with waterproof Shimano mountain shoes. Very happy with them and they are comfortable to walk and ride in.
05-29-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,234
Posted By DomaneS5

Same PSI on tires here, but I have the 5000's.

Same PSI on tires here, but I have the 5000's.
05-15-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,632
Posted By DomaneS5

I tried that and it didn't work. Was using a...

I tried that and it didn't work. Was using a Cateye Micro Wireless. Had to go with the Velo 9 so I could use bike computer with lights. I use Niterider lights, so maybe they interfere more with...
05-15-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,386
Posted By DomaneS5

700 x 25

700 x 25
05-14-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,386
Posted By DomaneS5

I'm 187 lbs... and I run 90psi on the front and...

I'm 187 lbs... and I run 90psi on the front and 100psi on the back.
05-14-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,632
Posted By DomaneS5

If you use lights get a wired computer like the...

If you use lights get a wired computer like the Cateye Velo 9. If you don't use lights, get a Cateye Strada Wireless as recommended above.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By DomaneS5

Trek Domane with carbon frame and 105 components.

Trek Domane with carbon frame and 105 components.
03-31-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,454
Posted By DomaneS5

Treks are good bikes, but for $200 less... a...

Treks are good bikes, but for $200 less... a Motobecane from Bikes Direct can be had with superior components Shimano 105, 40c tires, frame capable of 45c tires, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,029
Posted By DomaneS5

It's great to have a road bike. My only regret...

It's great to have a road bike. My only regret is not starting the road cycling hobby sooner.
11-13-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By DomaneS5

Under Armour base layer underneath Aerotech...

Under Armour base layer underneath Aerotech Designs Jacket works well for me.
10-31-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,912
Posted By DomaneS5

Deer are bad around here for hanging out on roads...

Deer are bad around here for hanging out on roads while I'm riding. I've had several close calls over the past few years. They always seem to pop up when I'm riding downhill going 25+ mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By DomaneS5

I wear contacts so prescription sunglasses are...

I wear contacts so prescription sunglasses are not necessary. I have a big-ass, melon head and face so Tifosi Dolomite sunglasses work well for me. Dolomites are well under $75 so they don't break...
10-23-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 29,047
Posted By DomaneS5

Guilty as charged. I have 4 Treks. 2 road bikes...

Guilty as charged. I have 4 Treks. 2 road bikes and 2 mountain bikes. These bikes have served me well and I like the support of my Trek dealer/LBS.
10-04-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,591
Posted By DomaneS5

Road bike: Fitness and to make rural folk cringe...

Road bike: Fitness and to make rural folk cringe when they have to look at me in all of my lycra glory.

Mountain and Gravel: Fitness, peace and quiet... get away from the rat race for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,297
Posted By DomaneS5

Dork disks rule! My Domane still has it's dork...

Dork disks rule! My Domane still has it's dork disk. The dork disk on my 1.1 fell off several years back... sad day. All of my reflectors eventually came loose and fell off on both road bikes.
09-25-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By DomaneS5

I ride both road and gravel bikes with 105,...

I ride both road and gravel bikes with 105, compact 50/34. Only difference is, the Motobecane gravel bike has a Gossamer FSA crank instead of Shimano 105 crank on Domane S5. It was easy to hit the...
09-25-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,055
Posted By DomaneS5

This is why I have my model of Niterider Tail...

This is why I have my model of Niterider Tail light on my Amazon wish list ready to go. I had a tail light dislodge from the mount while riding a few years ago. I heard it tumbling on the...
09-24-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,055
Posted By DomaneS5

After reading this thread, I've been lucky. I...

After reading this thread, I've been lucky. I lost a spare tube a few years back when I forgot to zip my saddle bag. I did leave a nice floor pump at a cabin I was staying at near a rail trail. ...
08-29-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,253
Posted By DomaneS5

I guess I'm an idiot. All of my bikes were new...

I guess I'm an idiot. All of my bikes were new when I bought them.
08-27-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,418
Posted By DomaneS5

The saddles on the old 90's Trek road bikes crack...

The saddles on the old 90's Trek road bikes crack me up. They look like saddles that are currently available for comfort bikes. But the rest of the bike looks great, IMO.
08-27-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,170
Posted By DomaneS5

Nothing... it's the trails I ride on. On flat...

Nothing... it's the trails I ride on. On flat ground, I can't build up speed like I can on the road.
08-21-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,170
Posted By DomaneS5

Road bike... 25mph, give or take. Gravel...

Road bike... 25mph, give or take.
Gravel bike.... 18mph, give or take.
Mountain bike... slow
08-09-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,892
Posted By DomaneS5

I have a 3 year old Fitbit Blaze that works well...

I have a 3 year old Fitbit Blaze that works well for what I do. Seems to be accurate with average heart rate over rides. I sync it with a cheap Android phone.

I'm gonna roll with the Blaze...
08-07-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By DomaneS5

What I hate most about flats is they usually...

What I hate most about flats is they usually happen with the back tire. Plus, road bike tires with high PSI, in my experience, can be very difficult to change out. Mountain bike tires are a breeze...
08-03-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By DomaneS5

Changing a flat sucks no matter the situation. ...

Changing a flat sucks no matter the situation. Easier in the garage..... less so out in the wild.
07-31-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By DomaneS5

Trek Domane. I'm biased.

Trek Domane. I'm biased.
07-30-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By DomaneS5

I have some Pearl Izumi mountain shoes purchased...

I have some Pearl Izumi mountain shoes purchased in 2013 that will last 20+ years easily. So this means I'll be 60 years of age when I need to buy new shoes.
07-30-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,403
Posted By DomaneS5

Buffalo Bills... the best NFL team to never win a...

Buffalo Bills... the best NFL team to never win a Super Bowl. Bills irked the hell out of me in the early 90's... whooped the Steelers more often than not.
07-29-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,403
Posted By DomaneS5

As a life long Steelers fan... I think this would...

As a life long Steelers fan... I think this would be great.
07-25-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,408
Posted By DomaneS5

Glad I could help.

Glad I could help.
07-25-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,408
Posted By DomaneS5

Yes. I average 1-2 mph faster on rides on my...

Yes. I average 1-2 mph faster on rides on my carbon fiber Trek Domane... than my aluminum Trek 1.1.
07-24-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By DomaneS5

I've been using Speedplay Frogs for over 2 years...

I've been using Speedplay Frogs for over 2 years on my gravel bike and never had any issues with mud preventing clip in/ clip out. I'd go back to flat pedals before going to SPD.
07-24-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By DomaneS5

I don't wear prescription sunglasses, but I use...

I don't wear prescription sunglasses, but I use contact lenses and wear sunglasses (Tifosi Dolomite) I bought for golf years ago with red lenses that work great for riding under tree canopies with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,541
Posted By DomaneS5

I'm very content with my compact 50/34. I...

I'm very content with my compact 50/34. I couldn't get by with 1x here in the mountains.
07-22-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,191
Posted By DomaneS5

I have two sets of Niterider head and tail lights...

I have two sets of Niterider head and tail lights that perform well. USB charging only takes 30 minutes for tail light and an hour for head light. I've been using them for 4 years now. I have the 750...
07-16-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,586
Posted By DomaneS5

I use Cateye bike computers and I keep a log of...

I use Cateye bike computers and I keep a log of Odometer settings on a spreadsheet. So when the battery craps out on either the computer or the sensor on the fork... I usually have accurate records.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 48,517
Posted By DomaneS5

I have skinny arms and skinny legs... and a beer...

I have skinny arms and skinny legs... and a beer gut.
07-11-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,194
Posted By DomaneS5

Because Gravel bikes are better and faster than...

Because Gravel bikes are better and faster than hard tail Mountain bikes on rail trails. Plus, Gravel bikes have drop bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,882
Posted By DomaneS5

I achieved 17mph average on 10.5 mile ride this...

I achieved 17mph average on 10.5 mile ride this morning. This is only the 2nd time I've done it. I thought I was gonna die near the end of the route. :eek:

My ride was only 35 minutes, though......
06-27-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,442
Posted By DomaneS5

https://i.imgur.com/41d4pTX.gif Perfect for...

https://i.imgur.com/41d4pTX.gif

Perfect for all day, 40+ mile rail trail rides... it could easily do touring. It's fast on rail trails with the road bike gearing... 50/34. I paid $1K for it and...
06-27-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,589
Posted By DomaneS5

I have 750 and 900 lumen Niterider lights. I...

I have 750 and 900 lumen Niterider lights. I can't tell the difference. Both are more than adequate for pre-dawn rides.
06-22-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,259
Posted By DomaneS5

I had a Verizon sim card on Samsung Galaxy with...

I had a Verizon sim card on Samsung Galaxy with Straight Talk service through Walmart. The GPS went out about 2 miles into the ride (MapMyRide app).... Anthony trail head riding north.

Greenbrier...
06-21-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,259
Posted By DomaneS5

Greenbrier is nice... but GPS and cell phones do...

Greenbrier is nice... but GPS and cell phones do not work there.
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