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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By dvai

I can't find any info on this. Not even in the...

I can't find any info on this. Not even in the manual.
Are you sure is for the SRAM Red etap?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By dvai

Clutch in SRAM Red

I wonder if the clutch that the drivetrain has makes it more difficult to instal the rear wheel. Got a new bike and replacing the rear wheel is kind of tough. Or tougher than my old bike.

Does it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,821
Posted By dvai

Same here. When new, the disc rubbed a bit when...

Same here. When new, the disc rubbed a bit when out of the saddle.
After 60 miles, the issue resolved. Note the rub was VERY mild
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By dvai

UPDATE This was the response from the store...

UPDATE
This was the response from the store after they got a call from Trek (I called Trek to complain)
"We switched both front and rear pads.
We go through the bedding process here. You are going...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By dvai

Seems that the issue. Do you experience...

Seems that the issue. Do you experience significant noise from the rim brakes?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By dvai

Black and blue matte

Black and blue matte
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By dvai

Thanks for the answer. "Is it a pulsating,...

Thanks for the answer.
"Is it a pulsating, like it's possibly out of true?" Thats how it felt. Pulsating.
Over email, he said that was now better. But would have to check if that's the case.
My...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,434
Posted By dvai

Help with new Trek bike

Hi guys.

I need help/advice. I bought a TREK Domane SLR9 with a SRAM etap red set and disc brakes. Is a project one and basically has top of the line components. Paid 14,000.
I was quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,115
Posted By dvai

SRAM RED brakes leaking

First day in the 70s here in Wisconsin... I was ready to go out on the brand new bike and I realize there was some fluid on the hoods. I realized the brake lever was leaking... Likely brake fluid....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By dvai

ThNK YOU SO MUCH! This is very helpful. ...

ThNK YOU SO MUCH!
This is very helpful.

How about positioning the bike horizontally?
Can be tough to have the bike always upright in real life.

Also, should I have received the spacer? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By dvai

Any tips for new disc brake user?

Dear all,
I got my project one Domane. Comes with disc brakes, which is new for me.

In the store, they told me that there is no issues when positioning the bike. In other words, wont cause...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By dvai

Sorry. I meant Aeolus XXX is in the SLR 9

Sorry. I meant Aeolus XXX is in the SLR 9
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By dvai

The frame of the SLR 7 and 9 is the same that...

The frame of the SLR 7 and 9 is the same that year BUT, the 9 has durace di2 versus ultergra di2. Also, the 9 has almost all carbon componens. Seat post, handlebars, stem, etc. The 9 came with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By dvai

Road Vs mountain shoes (in my specific case)

Hi all.

So I have been riding for 3 years and my performance has improved a lot. I began using mountain shoes with SPDs as a more "newbie" option.
However, at this point I was wondering if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By dvai

Look SPD cleats on Shimano SPD pedals

I wonder if I can use look SPD cleats on SPD Shimano pedals (and viceversa)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By dvai

Thanks guys. This is very helpful and makes a lot...

Thanks guys. This is very helpful and makes a lot of sense.
I will lower the seat a bit and see what happens.

(and yes.. I learned my lesson.. don't push through the pain)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By dvai

Knee pain in trainer but not on the road

Hi guys. I need help.

I got a bike fit when I bought my bike 3 years ago. On the road, everything is perfect (long rides, shorter faster rides, etc). Last winter I got a trainer and subscribed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,616
Posted By dvai

Tire lever for carbon wheels?

I recently got a set of carbon wheels. I now wonder if I need special or specific tire levels or any other precaution when changing tires.
Im afraid I will damage the rim bead/bed or even the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By dvai

Yes, they do have a texture. If it's...

Yes, they do have a texture.

If it's normal, is all good!
Sounds almost like a spaceship!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By dvai

Whistle sound when braking in new carbon (rim) wheels

Dear all.

I just got a set of Bontrager wheel set which are rim and all carbon.

I installed the wheels and the included calipers. I love the wheels and felt a big difference.

However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By dvai

Newest Shimano Dura-Ace chain in Ultregra 6800

I wonder if the current Shimano XTR/Dura-Ace CN-HG901 11-Speed Chain will work on a Ultegra 6800 group set (previous generation).

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By dvai

Odd sound coming from the pedals

So I have SPD shimano pedals (XTR).

When pedaling, there is no noise as long as my feet are completely straight (forward). But if I move a bit (the pedals do float a few degrees), I get a sound. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By dvai

Wheel with for a 28mm tire

I wonder how important is the external (or internal) tire width when fitting wider tires.

For example, would a wheel with an external width of 25 accommodate better a 28 mm tires versus a wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By dvai

Advice with spoke reliability

Dear all.

Yesterday, I had my first spoke break. The bike is a Trek Domane with almost 5000 miles. The tire was rubbing on the frame but I was able to get back home.
Luckily was 3 miles away on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,691
Posted By dvai

Thank you all. I will try the sun sleeves

Thank you all.
I will try the sun sleeves
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,691
Posted By dvai

Protecting arms from the sun

I have tried a huge amount of sun screeners. However, even the best of them still are not 100% especially after a long ride. Plus, they leave everything sticky.

I wonder if there is any kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By dvai

They do run large. So be careful if you have...

They do run large. So be careful if you have limited clearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,276
Posted By dvai

Thank for all the good advice!!!

Thank for all the good advice!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,276
Posted By dvai

Heart rate monitor that works with rouvy/zwift

I wonder if there is any specific monitor that works with those services. I assume that means being compatible with an ipad (which is how I get those services).

I have a garmin HR monitor that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,730
Posted By dvai

Is official... Trek launched electric Domane

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road/domane/domane/c/B221-6/


I know gigant already has an electric road bike... but is an interesting topic.

While on the one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By dvai

I tried everything.... complete cleant rais and...

I tried everything.... complete cleant rais and clamp.... with grease, with carbon grip...
Still creaking.

So I switched to a Fabric carbon saddle (carbon rails) and the noise is gone.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By dvai

Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By dvai

Im looking into a Cycleops

Im looking into a Cycleops
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,313
Posted By dvai

Thread pitch on rear thru axle Trek Domane S

I was wondering what is the thread pitch on the rear thru axle of a Trek Domane S6.
Need the info as Im looking to buy a trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By dvai

What do you mean with "unweighted the...

What do you mean with "unweighted the saddle"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By dvai

I tried grease.. same issue. I tried...

I tried grease.. same issue.

I tried cleaning too. Even though not with alcohol.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By dvai

Cracking saddle

So I need your help.

My saddle cracks a lot. I have a Trek Domane with standard seat post (steel clamp with carbon post) and a WTB rocket saddle with titanium rails.

You can reproduce the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,784
Posted By dvai

Finishing tape for handle bar tape

I wonder if there is a better solution for securing the handle bar tape than electrical tape. Many manufactures (such as bontrager) include a "finishing tape" that lasts more than the more typical...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By dvai

Continental Gatorskin Vs Hardshell

What is the difference between these 2 tires?

There is no clear cut difference in the website. Both seem to be oriented towards puncture protection.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By dvai

Presta valves

New to road bikes. Presta bikes are a pain.

I keep bending the valves on continental tubes. i have a park tools air pump.

Im doing something wrong?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By dvai

Thanks all for the response. So in summary is...

Thanks all for the response.
So in summary is really playing with the fit on the road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By dvai

Comfort: hybrids Vs Endurance road

I know bikes among classes varies, but as a general rule, are hybrids more comfortable than an endurance road?

Transitioning from a hybrid to an endurance road takes some time?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,275
Posted By dvai

Well, more than the system founf in the new...

Well, more than the system founf in the new Madone, I was curious maybe they will come up with an even better front and rear iso speed.

Seems they launch Emondas, Madones and then Domane in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,275
Posted By dvai

Next generation Domane...

How often does Trek come up with a new generation bike?

I wonder when is the next Domane coming. 2020?
I think the last year when they introduced a new Domane was 2017
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By dvai

Question RE Fabric Scoop

Hello.


I had a question regarding the Scoop saddles.
The Ultimate comes with carbon fiber shell and rails while the Pro comes with nylon shell.

I wonder if the nylon shell in the Pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By dvai

We are the same size and she understand she...

We are the same size and she understand she doesn't need (or want) a super fancy bike for a weekly ride. I ride almost every day and have been doing it for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By dvai

Advice on Trek Hybrid

Hello.

Wanted to get my wife into the world of cycling. I obviously don't want to spend much on a first bike in case she doesn't like it and was considering a baseline Trek Hybrid (series FX).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,618
Posted By dvai

Do you know which color is that? The one Im...

Do you know which color is that?

The one Im thinking of buying may be the same. Trek calls it "Matte Dnister Black"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,618
Posted By dvai

First, thank you for all the great responses. I...

First, thank you for all the great responses. I really appreciate the expertise of the group.

I have been looking for automotive products and found this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,618
Posted By dvai

Durability of matte finish

I was looking into a Trek model that comes with matte pain. Looks really nice, but I wonder how will hold over time and if it's more difficult to maintain Vs. the regular coated pain.

Cars with...
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