Hello to you. I'm riding about 1 to 3 hours now and looking at a Trek 7.5, as well as Specialized and Giant bikes. I had a couple of fairly minor wrecks lately. I haven't been to Sevierville in a while.
I bought a 2005 Giant FCR 3 (which is the FCR 2 in this year's model) recently and love it. I tested the Specialized Sirrus and the Trek 7.3 FX, but preferred the handling of the FCR. It's a very smooth and quick ride. The carbon fork is nice and the bike is really quite light. The only part I've considered replacing so far is the front derailer. It works, I just wonder if I might end up with a few more usable gears with a higher end front derailer.