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09-03-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,321
Posted By DomaneS5

I have flats on my mountain bike. I either wear...

I have flats on my mountain bike. I either wear Salomon hiking shoes or Vans skating shoes, depending on the terrain.
09-02-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,074
Posted By DomaneS5

2,371

2,371
09-01-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By DomaneS5

In 2017, I bought a Motobecane Omni Strada Comp...

In 2017, I bought a Motobecane Omni Strada Comp gravel bike from Bikes Direct. Great value for what I paid... Shimano 105 components. I'm 5'10" with 55cm frame and it fits perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,085
Posted By DomaneS5

I've had the same 4 since early 2017: MTB: ...

I've had the same 4 since early 2017:

MTB: 2014 Trek X-Caliber 6
Road: 2013 Trek 1.1
Road: 2017 Trek Domane S5
Gravel: 2017 Motobecane Omni Strada Comp
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By DomaneS5

I have Gatorskins on my backup road bike... Trek...

I have Gatorskins on my backup road bike... Trek 1.1. I like Gatorskins better than the original Bontrager tires that came with the bike. I'm a recreational rider... so Gatorskins are fine with me. I...
06-18-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,629
Posted By DomaneS5

No chain tool here. I've had several flats but...

No chain tool here. I've had several flats but never had a chain break on any of my bikes... mountain, road or gravel. If a chain ever breaks... I'll buy a new one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,278
Posted By DomaneS5

I have Gatorskins on my old Trek 1.1 that I use...

I have Gatorskins on my old Trek 1.1 that I use for backup to my Domane with Grand Prix 5Ks. I like the Gatorskins better than the original Bontrager tires. I've never had any trouble out of the...
05-28-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,353
Posted By DomaneS5

I like Trek. I'm a Fred.

I like Trek. I'm a Fred.
04-07-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By DomaneS5

Trek Domane AL5 Disc 105

Trek Domane AL5 Disc 105
04-07-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By DomaneS5

Pearl Izumi mountain shoes with Speedplay Frogs

Pearl Izumi mountain shoes with Speedplay Frogs
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By DomaneS5

I'm still in mourning that Wahoo didn't bring...

I'm still in mourning that Wahoo didn't bring back the Speedplay Frogs.
04-06-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By DomaneS5

Cycling- primary Skiing Bass guitar (music) ...

Cycling- primary
Skiing
Bass guitar (music)
Tennis

Unfortunately... I can only ski 3 months out of the year where I live.
04-06-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,531
Posted By DomaneS5

Gravel bike... I keep phone in my frame bag ...

Gravel bike... I keep phone in my frame bag
Road bike.... phone is in bike jersey pocket
Mountain bike..... phone is in my backpack
03-30-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,491
Posted By DomaneS5

Wind is definitely worse than the cold. I'd...

Wind is definitely worse than the cold. I'd rather ride at 20F and calm, than 72F with winds at 15mph or above.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By DomaneS5

I wear a Bontrager Starvos MIPS XL. Fits my head...

I wear a Bontrager Starvos MIPS XL. Fits my head perfectly. It replaced a cracked Giro Bishop... also a good helmet for big-ass heads.
03-25-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,187
Posted By DomaneS5

Forever Fred: Pearl Izumi X Alp Seek V in size...

Forever Fred: Pearl Izumi X Alp Seek V in size 44... mountain shoes used with Speedplay Frog pedals and cleats on a Trek Domane S5 and Trek 1.1. Purchased in 2013. Still going strong today. Bike...
03-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,660
Posted By DomaneS5

I broke my left clavicle in September of '15 at...

I broke my left clavicle in September of '15 at the age of 42. Ruined a Giro Bishop helmet and a nice bike jersey. The first 2 weeks were awful, but after that things slowly got back to normal. I...
11-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,277
Posted By DomaneS5

Niterider Lumina 750 & 900 headlights. Niterider...

Niterider Lumina 750 & 900 headlights. Niterider Solas 100 tail light.
11-12-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,091
Posted By DomaneS5

I don't know, but the last time I bought Frogs...

I don't know, but the last time I bought Frogs was in 2018. I have 4 sets of them. Nashbar had them for sale at that time. I haven't checked for Frogs anywhere for a while. If Frogs are...
10-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,880
Posted By DomaneS5

The 700 x 40c WTB Nano tires on my gravel bike...

The 700 x 40c WTB Nano tires on my gravel bike are perfect, IMO.
10-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,091
Posted By DomaneS5

Speedplay Frog pedals and cleats, with Shimano...

Speedplay Frog pedals and cleats, with Shimano waterproof shoes, work well for my '17 Motobecane Omni Strada Comp.
09-04-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,432
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: 5,341
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: 19,951
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: 19,951
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: 217
Views: 21,425
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: 4,324
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: 8,584
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: 1,731
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: 7,939
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: 2,640
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: 1,752
Posted By DomaneS5

700 x 25

700 x 25
05-14-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
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: 2,640
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: 2,535
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: 3,017
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: 55
Views: 3,863
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: 1,971
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: 7,696
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: 1,537
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: 33,509
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: 6,682
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: 10,542
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: 2,386
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: 9,047
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: 9,047
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: 20,286
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, 06:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,741
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: 10,741
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: 4,621
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...
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