Domane SL 5 is all about smooth riding, speed, and efficiency. It's the ideal road bike for riders who value the lightweight advantage of carbon and also prioritize comfort and value. Domane SL 5 is the entry point for bikes with both Front and Rear IsoSpeed, and it's equipped with rim brakes and a full Shimano 105 groupset.
It's right for you if...
You want an awesome performance road bike at a great value. You're looking for a carbon bike with a super smooth ride, and you prefer the lightweight performance of rim brakes.
The tech you get
A 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame with Front and Rear IsoSpeed, powerful direct mount rim brakes, and a full 2x11 Shimano 105 groupset. Domane SL 5 also has internal cable routing for clean looks, a Ride Tuned alloy seatmast cap, stock 700x28 tires, and a stable Endurance Geometry for comfort on the longest days and roughest roads.
The final word
Domane SL 5 is the introductory carbon model in the family, but when you make the small jump in price from aluminum models, you get a big jump in tech, including a much lighter frame, Front and Rear IsoSpeed, and a full carbon fork.
Why you'll love it
1 - It's a lightweight carbon bike at an exceptional value, with dependable parts that keep the price in check without compromising performance
2 - It's the most affordable bike with IsoSpeed in both the front and rear
3 - Domane SL 5 is super versatile and equally suited to racing, club rides, and rough roads
4 - This is the gateway to adventure road riding, so you better eat a big breakfast—this bike won't quit until you do
|Frame||500 Series OCLV Carbon, Front & Rear IsoSpeed, tapered head tube, BB90, direct mount rim brakes, internal cable routing, hidden fender mounts, 3S chain keeper, DuoTrap S compatible, Ride Tuned seatmast|
|Fork||Domane carbon, carbon tapered steerer, direct mount rim brakes|
|Headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8-inch top, 1.5-inch bottom|
|Wheels/Rims||Bontrager Affinity Tubeless Ready|
|Tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x28c|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105, braze-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano 105 11-34, 11 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano 105, 11 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Comp VR-C, 31.8mm|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree, w/computer & light mounts|
|Brakes||Shimano 105 direct mount|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada Comp, steel rails|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Ride Tuned seatmast cap, 10mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.