Shannon emailed her mom: “Even though he is now 47, he’ll always be #1 to us (hence, the “1” candle on the cake)! Wonder what he wished for?”While I am still not fully recovered (darn I was tired!), time to look forward! After filing my insurance claim for my stolen bike, the good news is that I’m in the market for a new bike :). Technology is moving quickly and many decisions to be made:
- 10 or 11 speed? (I’d like to go for 11; just need to swap the cassette and I can still use old wheels )
- Electronic shifting? (I didn’t consider this before but the few friends who tried it, love it. Obviously another piece of electronics that can fail and I was happy with SRAM Red, but is the crisper, self-adjusted shifting of Shimano Dura-Ace worth that risk/price?)
- Hydraulic brakes?
- Disc brakes? (Probably not needed here in the flatlands of Chicago and would require new wheels)
Who’s got experience or suggestions?