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While my goal is strictly weightloss... Im pretty comfortable and happy with the bike!

I will replace the wheels with HED Belgium Plus 32f/32b with White Industries hubs and DT Swiss Comp double-butted spokes with brass nipples. Im also debating in purchasing a power meter (Pioneer) to get some data in my rides since Im very much a numbers type of guy.

Im curious on recommended tires for the bike? I will mainly be road riding but the streets near my house arent the smoothest.
 

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Congrats! Very exciting and i'm excited to see the pictures.

power meters are great for the numbers, my riding has become more consistent and i've gotten stronger from my power meter. I have a stages left arm. I also like the Cyclops pedals. Easy to fit, adjust, change battery, etc.

For tires, the Bontrager R3 and AW2 are great tires. I recommend those.
 

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Can I ask what made you decide to say no to the Synapse and Roubaix Future Shock?
Synapse was truly my first choice because I always liked Cannondale. If I were to get one, I would have preferred this years parts with last years color scheme (Cannondale Green.) But, this years color scheme was just so ugly to me...

In regards to Roubaix... #1 was the fact that the bike states it has a weight limit of 240. Im well over that... i know the tire size cap was 28 on a non-disc bike and I was "told" the cap on the disc bike was also 28? Thats not logical but then I didnt give Roubaix much of a look since I found out about its weight limit. I did test ride the bike multiple times and I felt the future shock to feel weird. I had to make a hard brake because of a pot hole and I felt the "future shock" piece take place by dipping a little bit more than I expected. The lbs just told me that happens and you get used to it after awhile.

Overall, I went with the Domane mainly for tire size and since this was going to be my "nice bike"... I wanted to pick a color scheme that would make me happy. Im currently into Orange right now so... I picked my Radioactive Orange and RadioActive Yellow for the highlights! Plus, I felt the ride to be the 2nd best... first was the Synapse. But then again... fugly color scheme for the Synapse.
 

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My Project One Domane SLR7 arrived two weeks ago. I've ridden it 4 times since then (thanks, late snows!). I love it so far, although I need to find the source of some creaking. I can definitely tell the difference between the seatpost slider up high vs down low.
 

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That's beautiful! Looks great. Is the creak near your BB? Check your cleats. If they are older, some cleans need oil.
 

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Very nice colors. Im always wondering how many colors is too much? It looks like you have the same theory of max of 3 colors that I was thinking... my main colors are orange base with yellow accents and then black handlebar tape/seat/logo...

Its amazing that I wasnt able to find many examples of colors for the P1 to get some ideas. But, I love the blue on this bike!
 

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Lovely bike. The blue and black looks fab. I picked up my project one a few weeks back. Went for the madone 9.

Regarding tyres ive been riding continental GP4000ll 25c
for a couple of years. I find then excellent and not very susceptible to punctures.


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I recently took delivery of my Domane SLR 6 (I went disc too!!). As a clyde I'm totally impressed with the Domane and how good it is at absorbing the bumps but still give a stiff ride. I'm happy with my decision to go Domane over Spec. Not an easy choice.

I've been keeping my slider about the middle and find it's a good position for me on the road.
 

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I'm interested to hear how you like the HED's. I had a set of Derby rims built up with DT 240 hubs from my wheel builder. They are due in from FedEx May 2.

I'm happy with the 32mm Bontrager 3 that came on my Domane BUT I do have a set of Schwable 28's waiting for the carbon rims. I'm wondering how wide the 28's end up being after they are mounted on the wider Derby rims.
 

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