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05-11-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,553
Posted By BenBoozer

Murray is not going to prison... he is dead....

Murray is not going to prison... he is dead. Karma is a b.
04-01-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By BenBoozer

I weigh 230lbs and run 32mm at 50-60psi fully...

I weigh 230lbs and run 32mm at 50-60psi fully inflated. One 16g cylinder works for me.
03-29-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,315
Posted By BenBoozer

When I started commuting to work 2 years ago it...

When I started commuting to work 2 years ago it took me about 3 weeks of close calls to learn the closer I rode to the right, the closer the cars passed by me. Now I ride about 2 feet into the lane...
03-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,443
Posted By BenBoozer

I have the Light Bicycle FALCON WHEELSET WR45...

I have the Light Bicycle FALCON WHEELSET WR45 with DT Swiss 350 hubs and love them. Little over $800 with shipping. These are 25mm internal 32mm external wide rims and comfortable as heck to my 230lb...
02-21-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,977
Posted By BenBoozer

I made a rack from shelving and two ladder...

I made a rack from shelving and two ladder hangers.
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02-17-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By BenBoozer

Thanks and yes, the bike is far enough from the...

Thanks and yes, the bike is far enough from the wall that I can do basic things, lube chain, etc. I am going to run power up the wall so I can put a USB charger for the lights there one day.
01-25-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By BenBoozer

Cold Weather DIY for cycling

I finally got tired of leaning my bike against the wall of my office/man cave and put together a wall mounted bike rack. Now I have one place for my bike and accessories, shoes, etc. I know I could...
12-11-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,046
Posted By BenBoozer

The representative and the driver have both been...

The representative and the driver have both been indicted in connection with this crime. Let’s pray for justice.
11-16-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By BenBoozer

I have a very similar issue with the front brake...

I have a very similar issue with the front brake on my 3 month old Domane SL5 with 105 components. When releasing the front lever, neither it or the pads retracted correctly. I could push the lever...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By BenBoozer

You are exactly correct, 18t.

You are exactly correct, 18t.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By BenBoozer

I kinda like loud hubs but the DT Swiss 350 hub...

I kinda like loud hubs but the DT Swiss 350 hub on my Light Bicycle wheels is nearly silent. I really have to listen for it.
11-09-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By BenBoozer

Update. I dropped my bike off at the dealer about...

Update. I dropped my bike off at the dealer about two hours ago where I demonstrated the issues. Within an hour, they called back where after troubleshooting, they got in touch with Shimano who was...
11-08-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By BenBoozer

Anyone have any ideas? I’m new to this but it...

Anyone have any ideas? I’m new to this but it seems like I might want the shop to bleed the brakes at least. No problem stopping yet, but not liking how far I have to pull before locking up.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By BenBoozer

I have a carbon set from Light Bicycle and while...

I have a carbon set from Light Bicycle and while they may not top end wheels, they have zero visible imperfections. Love em.
11-05-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By BenBoozer

Issue with 105 hydraulic brakes

Hello,
I purchased a 2020 Domane SL5 new three months ago. I'm pretty sure it has the Shimano 105 R7020 sti shifters. I noticed yesterday that the left (front) brake lever does not return to the...
10-24-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,492
Posted By BenBoozer

Heck, some bikes make it easy to carry your kit....

Heck, some bikes make it easy to carry your kit. The downtube on my Domane SL5 contains my spare tube, c02, tire lever and tools, its always there. I don't even use my saddle bag any more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 379,189
Posted By BenBoozer

Ironbridge Rd, Chesterfield Va.

Ironbridge Rd, Chesterfield Va.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 379,189
Posted By BenBoozer

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By BenBoozer

Quality phone mount for larger phones

I have a Note 8 that I would love to be able to mount on my bike. I bought a Rokform mount and dedicated case based on reviews. It survived less than a month. The plastic "teeth" on the mount broke,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,763
Posted By BenBoozer

Big ups to all of you performance road riders. 59...

Big ups to all of you performance road riders. 59 year old clydesdale road rider here, bike weight is third on my list behind comfort and bike appearance. Therefore I ride 32mm tires on 32mm wide...
09-24-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
Posted By BenBoozer

Don’t know how you feel about Trek but they do...

Don’t know how you feel about Trek but they do have a lifetime frame warranty and the Domane is really nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By BenBoozer

Good luck getting the price down. COVID pricing...

Good luck getting the price down. COVID pricing around here has people selling bikes for more than they paid for them. Crazy
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By BenBoozer

Thanks everyone, I am really enjoying this bike....

Thanks everyone, I am really enjoying this bike. Makes me feel a bit younger everytime I ride it.
09-16-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,486
Posted By BenBoozer

We are the same size. Domane SL5 with Light...

We are the same size. Domane SL5 with Light Bicycle WR45 wheelset. Amazing comfortable ride, fast enough and can handle 38mm tires.
09-15-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 46,757
Posted By BenBoozer

Hello, 6’3” and 225lbs. Just mounted my new Light...

Hello, 6’3” and 225lbs. Just mounted my new Light Bicycle wheels to my August birthday present. Amazing first ride!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By BenBoozer

I already have the multitool, spare tube, co2 and...

I already have the multitool, spare tube, co2 and tire lever plus some money stored in the down tube. I love that feature for when I want to travel light. I have a seat bag if I really need to carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By BenBoozer

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted....

Finally got the correct tubes and wheels mounted. I’m loving how it looks! Will follow up after my first ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By BenBoozer

Just when I thought I had it all figured out

Picked up a new bright red Domane SL 5 last month for my 59th birthday and with the proceeds from selling my Domane ALR 5 I decided to order a Light Bicycle WR45 (32mm width x 45mm depth) carbon...
09-02-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By BenBoozer

What tools needed to upgrade wheel set

Hello,
I'm waiting on a new carbon wheel set for my Domane SL 5 with 105 hydraulic disc components. Other than a chain whip, what tools do I need to install the cassette and disc rotors (center...
09-01-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By BenBoozer

Elbeinlaw, I'm not sure it isn't the Samsung...

Elbeinlaw, I'm not sure it isn't the Samsung phone or the Android apps but My DuoTrap worked perfectly when connected to my Note 8 and Samsung Health app recording speed, cadence and auto pausing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 249,203
Posted By BenBoozer

These wheels sure are popular now. Jus ordered a...

These wheels sure are popular now. Jus ordered a set of WR45s for my Trek SL 5 from the North America option and looking at a 4 week lead time.
08-24-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,300
Posted By BenBoozer

I like my water cold and have tried all types of...

I like my water cold and have tried all types of water bottles. Since getting a Travel Kuppe (https://www.travelkuppe.com/) insulated water bottle I have thrown all the others away. Going to be...
08-19-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,366
Posted By BenBoozer

I just turned 59 this past weekend PLUS managed...

I just turned 59 this past weekend PLUS managed to pick up this 2020 Domane SL5.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20,043
Views: 4,399,496
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
05-18-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,629
Posted By BenBoozer

My mom used to tell me when I complained about...

My mom used to tell me when I complained about the "other" kids in school growing up (only black kid in my class thru grade 6) that I have no control over how someone responds to me because their...
05-03-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By BenBoozer

Help me with this weird creak

Hello,
My 2018 Domane ALR5 has developed this creak that is driving me crazy. It doesn't start when I get on the bike, takes about a minute or two of riding and then this erratic tick will randomly...
02-16-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By BenBoozer

Hello and yes I am back to report with good news....

Hello and yes I am back to report with good news. About a week after I went to the shop and requested that they file a warranty claim on the shifter, the mechanic called me and stated he took another...
01-22-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By BenBoozer

What bothers me is that I have had three decent...

What bothers me is that I have had three decent bikes over my adult life, two in the past 5 years. The crossrip comp bought in 2015 with cheaper Claris components has twice the mileage on same road...
01-21-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By BenBoozer

And that's it, I'm not sure I trust them. Never...

And that's it, I'm not sure I trust them. Never offered to file a warranty claim even though Trek support suggested that first. Besides, its a little thing but I want my shifters to match. I looked...
01-21-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By BenBoozer

Frayed cable caused entire shifter failure?

Hello,
I purchased a Domane ALR5 new from the dealer last April, it has 105 components and I use it for commuting only. Last week, I felt a bit of an issue shifting the rear derailleur into a larger...
07-02-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,331
Posted By BenBoozer

Bontrager Flare R Outstanding day flash...

Bontrager Flare R

Outstanding day flash range and can automatically switch to a night mode. Cars really notice it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,968
Posted By BenBoozer

On a recent commute to work, I ran over a piece...

On a recent commute to work, I ran over a piece of coil spring about an inch long. No problem, I’ll get off the bike and replace the tube only to find I left my saddle bag at home with spare tube,...
05-28-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,354
Posted By BenBoozer

First post here. I am currently riding the...

First post here. I am currently riding the Schwalbe G-One all rounds that came with my ALR 5 gravel. I ride 100% road and am very impressed with these tires. Fast rolling, great cornering and smooth...
06-15-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,560
Posted By BenBoozer

Don't run out of water

My first post here, hello everyone. Last year on a 60 mile summer ride a store I expected to stop at for a water refill was closed. I ran out of water 12 miles from my car and bonked. Ended up...
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