Tuesday, October 25, 2005

New Bicycle

Since I didn't make a big deal about it, some background:
I was hit by a truck on my bicycle on August 23, T-boned. Wrecked my bicycle (didn't exactly do me any good either).

The insurance money came last Friday, so I ordered a new bike last Saturday. Very nice, 2005 Specialized Allez Elite with all Ultegra. The 2006 bikes have aluminum frames and are overpriced because of the 10 speed Shimano. This one is steel with 9 speed Ultegra. I like the ride of a steel bike better than aluminum or even (surprise) carbon.

I ride about 3000 miles per year, so the carbon fork and seatpost will be a nice feature. Hopefully the weather will stay warm long enough to enjoy it a bit this fall :)

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