A link to a previous thread of mine that several of you folks replied to:
Century on a Mtn Bike?
And now say hello to my new bike. A Giant OCR Composite 3. It came in Friday with our shipment we were expecting, and I took it for a first ride this morning. Did a hair over 50 miles. I thought I would be a bit sore because I am used to only my mtn bike. I have never owned nor ridden a road bike. But I feel fine. I feel GREAT actually. I am so happy with it. Such a comfortable bike, and oh wow... to have that added speed without the effort.. heaven. And I guess it's the female in me, but I think it's gorgeous. My boyfriend surprised me on Friday with a new seat for it. A Selle Italia. LOVE IT. I'm enclosing a couple photos and a link to the bike's info.
I do admit that I am still rather ignorant on so many things when it comes to bikes, and so I am still learning. I do hope this will be a good first road bike for me. I am lucky to have a guy that lives and breathes them and helped me choose this. We had our grand opening for the bike shop yesterday, it went over wonderfully, and we are hopeful that it will flourish.
I do plan on getting in that century in September. My last goal of the season.