First brand new bike was a gold schwinn 10 speed. (1962) Been riding off and on ever since!Moved up to a Raleigh road bike in the 80's but Primarily a Mountain Biker for last several years. Mainly used road bike for cross-training. Broke ankle in march,06.(in the mountains) Once released to ride again(June,06), I started riding road bike for rehab. Joined GVC in September, 06 - Been road riding every chance i get, ever since. Set personal goal for 2010 to ride six Century Cycling Events - to celebrate reaching sixth decade. Tour De Tuscon was number six in November, 2010 - MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Ordered Ultimate Dream Bike September, 2013. 2014 Trek Domane 5.9 with dur-ace components First brand new road bike since I was a kid!