I finally said goodbye to my old Bike, a very elderly and clunky Cherry. It's been donated to the Des Moines Bike Collective, who do wonderful work repairing and restoring old bikes, and selling them at very reasonable cost to new owners.
...and in with the new
My new one is this awesome Scott S40. It fits me, it rides beautifully, it's light and comfortable, and I'm very happy with it. RAGBRAI, here I come!