Just finished a freelance project that left me with some 'slush' funds!
Enough to get a myself my first new bike in 30 years.
My needs are broad, as I'm living very car-lite these days. Grocery trips with 100lbs on a Burley Flatbed trailer is a weekly to-do. But often I'm not really loaded down at all. My trips are generally short (4-8 miles), but I often take weekend joy rides of between 20 and 40. 90% of my riding is on MUPS, both asphalt and crushed limestone. I'm also planning to do some limited touring this summer.
I guess I need (in order of priority):
Here is my short list:
Am I crazy thinking that any of these bikes can do it all for me?