I went on my first "road ride" today with my SO. Right now I have a mountian bike (trek 4500) so my SO put some road tires on it for today's ride. In a few words..I was struggling! Granted it was my first road ride (I generally ride trails), but I am considering getting a road bike now. I have gotten my $'s worth from the mountian bike, but I am nervous about making another investment.
My goal is to become a stronger rider...but boy says that will only come with long road rides.
I should add that he works at a bike shop and I can get a super deal on a road bike. Should I take the plunge?