I went into the LBS a few weeks ago looking for 2010s and was told that they (the shop) don't really get going on the season until early March, which is when the first 40F+ days start getting common around here. So I went in today to order my new bike and found out that they wouldn't have one available until the end of May!
OK, so I'm ordering a popular bike (Cannondale Synapse Carbon 5) in a common size (56), but then shouldn't they stock enough bikes in the country to suit the demand? It's hard for me to understand why they'd be short when half the country is just getting into riding mode after a long winter.
Oh well. I'm willing to wait (put a deposit on it), and have my old bike to start the season on, but overall it was a bit disappointing to have my timetable set back like that.
And I have two more months of dreaming: