One thing about having different bikes to choose from, you actually end up having less time one each bike to ride.I'm having a blast on the Paragon. And I've made some upgrades to the yellow road bike, and put some miles on that.
The drawback to putting saddle time on those bikes, was that the orange fixed was being neglected. Actually, it's been getting neglected since just before winter. In fact, prior to this past Sunday, it still had cyclocross tires on it from last fall. I checked my SportTracks log and sure enough, the last time I rode it was the Almanzo Micro-CX race on 11/6.
In the process of upgrading the yellow roadie, I eBay-ed a set of brand new Nashbar pedals that replace the freebie clipless pedals that were donated to me 3 or 4 years ago. I slapped those puppies on the orange fixed, swapped the tires for more roadie acceptable sneakers and hit the road for a spin yesterday morning.
That was actually a really nice ride. I forgot how much I really enjoy riding that bike. The frame material combined with a good riding position makes for a bike I like spending time on. Not that I don't like spending time on the yellow roadie, it's position is a little more agressive and after some rides, I end up a little crooked.
I did have little reminders that I
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