I start my Pavlovian salivation every time I see an Orbea Orca on the road. It’s simply a beautiful machine. I need to start saving my pennies though: This custom bike runs about 7 grand (without taxes). <INSERT GRATUITUOUS “BUT THAT COSTS MORE THAN MY FIRST CAR” REFERENCE>
I figure if I can ride 7000 miles, then I can justify it. Right now, I’m averaging about 100 miles a week, so it’ll take me a little more than a year, by which time I’ll have probably ground my current bike (Cannondale Synapse) into the ground and I’ll need a new set of wheels anyway.