I would like to take this opportunity to introduce my weekend ride, the Giant OCR2 road bike. My posts for the weekend ride spot consist of bikes that I come across in my weekday readings, this bike came from Craig's List. Recently I have aspired to train with the Clovis Hills Women on Wheels, WOW in preparation for the Valley Girls Ride in October, and while I’ve been riding my commuter/comfort bike (Miss Daisy), and I think she is well equipped for the task that would be at hand, I thought a road bike might be a more proper fit for the occasion.
Even though I had purchased this new ride on Monday of this week, I had not had the opportunity to really test ride it until this morning. Yes, it was time to get acquainted with this new lightweight, skinny tire, bullet, and see if we were compatible, after all training starts in six more days, and I wasn’t about to go into it without knowing anything about this new ride.
I started out a bit on the shaky side, but in no time at all I started getting a feel for the bike, and a understanding of what this particular kind of riding is all about, and after 21 miles I knew we were going to be good friends.