I have to confess I started road cycling because I wanted to get into triathlons in 2006. That was the first time I bought a bike with the intent of doing road cycling. I had to learn everything from scratch.
I was in Houston at the time. Bought a Marin Venezia in e-Bay that was much larger than needed, and had my first embarrassing moment after my first flat, I took it to Bicycle World & Fitness (now Bicycle World of Houston) and they almost laughed at me (very kindly though). I used the Marin for 1 year and although I looked like a dwarf I was pretty strong on it… Click here to continue reading