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 prioritise 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.
Front and Rear IsoSpeed decouplers smooth rough roads The 500 Series OCLV Carbon frame lets you ride stronger, longer Direct mount brakes for increased stopping power and tyre clearance Exceptionally stable geometry and flawless gear shifting
It's right for you if...
You want an incredible performance road bike at a great price. 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 carbon seatmast, stock 700x28 tyres 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 aluminium models, you get a big jump in tech, including a much lighter frame, Front and Rear IsoSpeed, a full carbon fork and a Ride Tuned seatmast.
Why we love it
|frame||500 Series OCLV Carbon, Front & Rear IsoSpeed, E2 tapered head tube, BB90, direct mount brakes, Power Transfer Construction, hidden mudguard mounts, internal cable routing, 3S chain keeper, DuoTrap S compatible, Ride Tuned seatmast|
|fork||Domane carbon, carbon E2 steerer, direct mount brakes|
|rims||Bontrager Tubeless Ready|
|tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x28c|
|shifters||Shimano 105, 11-speed|
|front derailleur||Shimano 105, braze-on|
|rear derailleur||Shimano 105|
|crank||Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact)|
|cassette||Shimano 105, 11-32, 11-speed|
|saddle||Bontrager Affinity Comp, chromoly rails|
|seatpost||Bontrager Ride Tuned alloy seat mast cap, 10 mm offset|
|handlebar||Bontrager Race VR-C, 31.8 mm|
|stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, 7-degree, w/computer and light mounts|
|headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8? top, 1.5? bottom|
|brakeset||Shimano 105, direct mount|
*All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.
|FRAME||500 Series OCLV Carbon, Front & Rear IsoSpeed, E2 tapered head tube, BB90, direct mount brakes, Power Transfer Construction, hidden mudguard mounts, internal cable routing, 3S chain keeper, DuoTrap S compatible, Ride Tuned seatmast|
|Fork||Domane carbon, carbon E2 steerer, direct mount brakes|
|RIMS||Bontrager Tubeless Ready|
|Tires||Bontrager R1 Hard-Case Lite, 700x28c|
|Shifters||Shimano 105, 11-speed|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105, braze-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|CRANK||Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact)|
|Cassette||Shimano 105, 11-32, 11-speed|
|Saddle||Bontrager Affinity Comp, chromoly rails|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Ride Tuned alloy seat mast cap, 10 mm offset|
|Handlebar||Bontrager Race VR-C, 31.8 mm|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, 7-degree, w/computer and light mounts|
|Headset||Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 1-1/8? top, 1.5? bottom|
|Brakeset||Shimano 105, direct mount|