Hi everyone... my name is Laurie, and I have just discovered the wonderful world of cycling!
Last summer, I was riding (and still have) a Townie, but this year I felt that I wanted, and was ready for, something faster and something that I could ride for longer road trips. So I just got a new Specialized Sequoia - and I feel like I went from a minivan to a Porsche, lol... I LOVE it. I'm still breaking it in, doing an avg of 8-10 miles on it at an avg speed of 13-15mph. I could probably go longer, but my butt is wearing out before my stamina! I've got a decent WSD saddle, and awesome padded chamois shorts, and the bike was totally dialed in to my body at the LBS, so I think it's just a matter of breaking in my butt! LOL It also has the clipless pedal/shoe combo, and though I was worried about that at first, I am sooo glad that I went that route, because I love it.
Anyway... I'm really excited about entering the cycling world, and I still have a LOT to learn, so I'll be hanging around here a bit!
Nice to meet you all... :-)
"For I can do everything through Him who gives me strength." Phil 4:13