hi folks...i'm a 55 year old rider from nj. i've been riding for about 35 years now. i enoy riding centries and tours. i'm hoping to do some overseas riding in 2005. i'm currently riding a cannondale r700 with ok components, but i'm looking forward to upgrading to a litespeed ultimate as soon as my settlement against the bus company that side-swiped me two years ago is settled. i've tried this forum as a visitor and found it to be a great source of info. i'm glad i joined...see you around!!!