Thanks Alfster! I looked around last night and before I joined and I realize I'll spend some $$ to get a good one. I'm between the Kinetic Road "whatever" and the CycleOps Fluid 2. There were some awesome reviews of both and others too. I can see that you have folks here that are as enthusiastic about this sport as there are about dirtbiking. Thanks for the welcome!
Oh, as far as cold weather, I don't get home till after dark and I hate just to ride in loops around the 'hood. Yes, I have read the 10 things not to do when you're a newbie and when I would make 13 laps around the block, I now realize that was me!
Anyway, I want to alternate biking and running each night indoors while it is chilly and gets dark early.