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06-06-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,435
Posted By DomaneS5

Polar bottles for me. Two 20oz. and one 24oz. ...

Polar bottles for me. Two 20oz. and one 24oz. The 20 ounce bottles are getting ragged from many gravel rides. Need to replace them soon.
06-04-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By DomaneS5

Speedplay Frogs are double-sided and very easy to...

Speedplay Frogs are double-sided and very easy to clip in and out of. But they cost $100.... much more than the lower end SPDs.
05-30-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,586
Posted By DomaneS5

2 pairs of lycra bibs for road rides... Aerotech...

2 pairs of lycra bibs for road rides... Aerotech Design and Louis Garneau
2 pairs of Zoic baggy shorts with chamois for gravel and mountain rides
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,929
Posted By DomaneS5

I have the 2017 Domane S5.... the predecessor to...

I have the 2017 Domane S5.... the predecessor to the SL5's. Pretty much the same bike and same specs. Awesome bike for the price, IMO.... for anyone who wants to upgrade from entry level aluminum to...
05-15-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,199
Posted By DomaneS5

I bought Frogs for my road bikes and I installed...

I bought Frogs for my road bikes and I installed them on my gravel bike. I ride on several MUTs and sometimes I like to stop and walk around. Mountain shoes and Frogs are very practical for this,...
05-10-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 982
Posted By DomaneS5

You made an excellent choice with Hollywood...

You made an excellent choice with Hollywood Racks. The only advantage of 1up and Kuat is the weight. Hollywood Racks are heavy... but it don't bother me. I couldn't justify the extra $500 for the 1up...
05-09-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 982
Posted By DomaneS5

I've had that same Hollywood Racks model with the...

I've had that same Hollywood Racks model with the extension for 4 years. Definitely one of the best bike-related investments I've ever made along with clipless pedals and cleats. Going from a...
05-08-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,199
Posted By DomaneS5

Speedplay Frogs for road and gravel. Flats for...

Speedplay Frogs for road and gravel. Flats for mountain. I can't see how anyone would have trouble with Frogs. So easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,246
Posted By DomaneS5

My phone is on in my jersey pocket, but I usually...

My phone is on in my jersey pocket, but I usually do not answer texts or calls until after the ride... because I can see who texts or calls with my Fitbit watch. I listen to the MapMyRide computer...
05-08-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By DomaneS5

Get a wired Cateye bike computer like the Velo 7...

Get a wired Cateye bike computer like the Velo 7 or Velo 9.
05-03-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By DomaneS5

Biking on the beach is fun when you have a...

Biking on the beach is fun when you have a tailwind on the hard packed sand near tide. A headwind on the beach can be brutal... but it's a good workout.
05-03-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By DomaneS5

The hard packed sand near the tide is nice to...

The hard packed sand near the tide is nice to ride with any mountain, hybrid or cruiser. The soft sand sucks. Even a fat bike will dig into soft sand.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By DomaneS5

I have the Lake MXZ 303 winter mountain bike...

I have the Lake MXZ 303 winter mountain bike boots that I use with Speedplay Frog cleats/pedals on my road bikes during the winter months. In my experience with cold weather riding, these boots are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,875
Posted By DomaneS5

Summer skull cap for road and gravel rides in the...

Summer skull cap for road and gravel rides in the warmer months. Thermal beanie in the winter.

The skull cap serves 3 purposes.

1. Keeps UV rays off of my pale, bald scalp
2. Keeps ticks off...
05-02-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,402
Posted By DomaneS5

Buy quality bikes good enough for every...

Buy quality bikes good enough for every application... whether it's road, mountain, fat or gravel and keep them for a long time.
05-02-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By DomaneS5

Nice looking bike. I have the Motobecane Omni...

Nice looking bike. I have the Motobecane Omni Strada Comp with 105 components purchased from BikesDirect in early '17.... it's my favorite bike.

Enjoy!
05-01-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,059
Posted By DomaneS5

No. I wash them on normal cycle and let shorts...

No. I wash them on normal cycle and let shorts air dry. Jerseys... normal cycle and low heat on dryer.
04-24-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,452
Posted By DomaneS5

Actually White Lightning has worked well for me...

Actually White Lightning has worked well for me over the years, but there's certain bike parts where a spray like WD40 would be more practical.
04-24-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,452
Posted By DomaneS5

I just bought a can of WD-40 for bikes. :)

I just bought a can of WD-40 for bikes. :)
04-24-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By DomaneS5

And all this time I thought human feces was...

And all this time I thought human feces was biodegradable.
04-11-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,124
Posted By DomaneS5

I'm lucky. I have regular narrow feet. Most...

I'm lucky. I have regular narrow feet. Most shoes fit me well and if they don't, I just add an insole.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,802
Posted By DomaneS5

Booze.

Booze.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,802
Posted By DomaneS5

Agree. :thumb:

Agree. :thumb:
04-04-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,367
Posted By DomaneS5

:roflmao: :roflmao2:

:roflmao: :roflmao2:
04-04-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,800
Posted By DomaneS5

I rode flat bar mountain bikes exclusively until...

I rode flat bar mountain bikes exclusively until 2013. Then I bought my first road bike. Now... 3 of my four bikes (2 road, 1 gravel) have drop bars. Once you go drop and adapt... flats are just...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,802
Posted By DomaneS5

Moderate drinking is good for the circulatory...

Moderate drinking is good for the circulatory system. Bad for the liver.
04-04-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,367
Posted By DomaneS5

In my rural area, we had 3 LBSs 15 years ago...

In my rural area, we had 3 LBSs 15 years ago within a 20 to 40 minute drive. Now we have none and I have to drive an hour and a half, either south or east to get to a LBS. Have to say though, the 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By DomaneS5

In Aerotech, I get the tall medium sizes in...

In Aerotech, I get the tall medium sizes in shorts and pants and tall large size in jerseys. Best fitting bike clothes I have... long legs and arms, short torso.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By DomaneS5

I have a pair of their bibs/shorts ($80) for...

I have a pair of their bibs/shorts ($80) for summer and a pair of thermal stretch fleece bib tights ($90) for winter. Great quality shorts and pants and they wash up good without degrading over time....
04-01-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,367
Posted By DomaneS5

:popcorn

:popcorn
03-04-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,563
Posted By DomaneS5

thanks bro

thanks bro
03-04-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By DomaneS5

Giro Bishop = $50

Giro Bishop = $50
03-04-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,563
Posted By DomaneS5

I was able to purchase 3 of 4 of my Treks at 90%...

I was able to purchase 3 of 4 of my Treks at 90% MSRP from former LBS, whose owner retired 3 years ago. All 3 were entry level and below $1K. I bought my Domane at MSRP from the current LBS.
03-04-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,804
Posted By DomaneS5

Clipless pedals/cleats and Platform bike rack.

Clipless pedals/cleats and Platform bike rack.
03-04-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,615
Posted By DomaneS5

Cycling is my second most inexpensive hobby....

Cycling is my second most inexpensive hobby. Tennis is the cheapest, by far... I've only spent $500 on tennis gear and I have 3 decent rackets, 2 Wilsons and 1 Yonex.

Golf is expensive as hell,...
02-26-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By DomaneS5

I feel your pain. I have some Niterider lights...

I feel your pain. I have some Niterider lights that interfered with the signal from my Cateye Micro wireless bike computer to the sensor on the fork. I ride before dawn, so lights are crucial. I...
02-04-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,870
Posted By DomaneS5

I like Trek bikes. I have 3 of them. There's...

I like Trek bikes. I have 3 of them.

There's several Trek dealers within a 100 mile radius of my rural location. I don't live in a hipster paradise like Oregon, California or Colorado where all...
01-31-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,008
Posted By DomaneS5

Transition to clipless is not bad, but I would...

Transition to clipless is not bad, but I would suggest practicing in an empty parking lot, before taking the maiden voyage. I've fallen 4 times by not clipping out on in time over the past 6 years....
01-31-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,568
Posted By DomaneS5

Is skiing on a intermediate/advanced level...

Is skiing on a intermediate/advanced level considered high impact? I'm only able to ski for 3 months out of the year, so it's probably not much benefit. I hate jogging and running and never do it....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,774
Posted By DomaneS5

Proud member of Gen X here. Old enough to...

Proud member of Gen X here.

Old enough to remember record stores when they stocked vinyl and 8-track tapes
Seeing Star Wars episodes IV-VI as a kid
MTV when it played music videos 24/7
Vividly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,774
Posted By DomaneS5

What about Generation X? The forgotten...

What about Generation X? The forgotten generation. :(
01-18-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,103
Posted By DomaneS5

Entertaining thread.

Entertaining thread.
01-11-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,975
Posted By DomaneS5

Platform bike rack > Traditional hanging bike...

Platform bike rack > Traditional hanging bike rack

Platform bike rack and clipless pedals for my road and gravel bikes were the best investments I've made in cycling related gear. The platform...
01-08-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,440
Posted By DomaneS5

Time on stationary bike. Distance on road,...

Time on stationary bike. Distance on road, gravel and mountain bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,232
Posted By DomaneS5

Same here. I bought the Lake MXZ303 boots back...

Same here. I bought the Lake MXZ303 boots back in October. I was lucky and found my size on sale for $140. It's been a warm winter here, so I've only rode with them twice at sub 35 degree temps. ...
01-04-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,739
Posted By DomaneS5

Hardtail 29er mountain bike for me. It can't go...

Hardtail 29er mountain bike for me. It can't go as fast as my gravel bike with 105... or my road bike with 105, but it can go places these bikes can not.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 977
Posted By DomaneS5

Gatorskins!

Gatorskins!
10-24-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,849
Posted By DomaneS5

Black or Charcoal bikes don't bother me at all. ...

Black or Charcoal bikes don't bother me at all. I would like to eventually get a yellow or orange bike... but I never seem to have those options when buying a new bike of any type.
10-19-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,797
Posted By DomaneS5

55 F for me.. if there's wind over 10mph. 50...

55 F for me.. if there's wind over 10mph. 50 if it's calm.
10-18-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By DomaneS5

I can't tell the difference between 750 and 900...

I can't tell the difference between 750 and 900 lumens at full power on my Niterider headlights.
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