Tuesday, April 1, 2008

SCOTT Surprise!

Today I had a very special delivery: MY SCOTT CONTESSA PLASMA BIKE ARRIVED! HOORAY!

This will be a quick post, as I was so excited and it took me a while to assemble my new bike. And now its late, and I'm tired... But put my new bike together, I did (except for the cables - didn't get the internal routing accomplished). But everything else is on, accounted for, beautifully crafted, put together, and simply stated: amazing.

I love my new bike. I am so grateful to SCOTT, so excited to hop on and give her a spin.

However...

(and here's the ironic part)

I won't be biking for another 6-8 weeks, based on my recovery. But I may heal faster... and I'm bound and determined to.

And now I'll have my new, wonderful, fast, sleek, elegant, incredible bike to dream about, look at, drool over (every day)- and THAT will give me even more incentive to heal faster, heal sooner, to recover.

So I'll leave you with this: me, holding my new bike. Well - I was so excited, I had to take it out of the box. Nathaniel got a shot of me holding up the bike - still wrapped and zip-tied together.

And - I know it's a lightweight bike, a fast bike, because I can actually pick it up and hold it up. Something that, given my bike crash and emergency back surgery 14 days ago, I can't do with my fat gray cat.

(No offense, Tabbitha!)

Yes - this season will be an amazing one, I promise!

It began with a BANG, and I'm determined it'll go out with one as well (in a good way, of course!)

16 comments:

Mel said...

I am so excited for you and can tell you are so ready to rock and roll....couple more weeks of healing and you will be all SMILES and on that bad boy.....NOW take the darn wrapping off so we can actually see the BIKE :)
OK this is too funny Marit while I was typing this I happened to look up at the T.V and a carpet cleaning commercial was on and YES there was a dog doing the BUTT SCOOT...I KID YOU NOT :) HA HA!!!

Katie Weaver-Jongerius said...

WOW! What a great gift to look forward to at the end of your recovery! Make sure to post a pic for us when you get it all together. Maybe your big wonderful house cat will put it to good use while you are recovering?! HA!

Beth said...

Awesome Marit!!! I ride a Scott too and love it. Very fast and fun bike! (although I don't have the pink women's Contessa...boo... :) Build that bike up and then you'll have something to look forward to each day of your recovery!!

TriGirl Kate O said...

There is nothing more motivating than a sexy new piece of equipment waiting for you to hop on and take it for a spin! I hope the time for you to do that comes quickly.

Audrey said...

Ah yes...i too picked up a sweet new bike yesterday I can't ride for 6 weeks. SOOOO SAD!!! It's sooo pretty....!!! Yours is too!!! Take care.

Anonymous said...

OH SUPER! No wonder you were so quiet yesterday! haha! VERY nice -- soon, very soon! Christmas in April - you need it! Jen H.

Eileen Swanson said...

SWEET! Such a great new surprise. You will be on that Cool bike in no time. I love to see you smile and read about how happy you are.....you have an awesome attitude! Your positive attitude will make you heal so quick! I am wishing you a super speedy recovery....
E

Ashley said...

Congrats! She's beautiful.... have you named her yet?! Even more gorgeous than the bike is your SMILE. Yeah! Great motivation.

Trigirlpink said...

ohhhh.. a fresh new ride. How nice! That prune juice will go down really easy now. Just stare at you new bike while drinking it!

Brooke Myers said...

I think they made a mistake in the delivery.. it was supposed to show up at my door step...

Oh that's right I get Wee's hammy down Scott (let's hope she left some of her gas in it for me)..

I am excited for you to get back on the saddle and crank your way through the finish....Keep on healing and getting better!

Kellye Mills said...

AHHH!!! It's BEAUTIFUL!! I love it!! AND I am super impressed that you know how to put it together. Is it sad that I seriously would have no clue?? Have fun looking at and just keep imagining yourself zooming around on that thing!!

Pedergraham said...

I'm with you, Kellye. The box would have stayed in the mud room until mechanic/husband arrived home! Okay, I see the vacuum in the picture, but where's Tabbitha?
-Danielle

BreeWee said...

YAY! I got mine a bit ago and let me tell you... WE WILL BE TWINS but I have a smaller butt crack! Cool- you are going to get better even faster now that you are itching to ride that thing!! Heal soon, I want a photo of us on our twin bikes together...
So, I think you should post about all the new activities you have been up to with all this free time without training. Any new recipes? Can you sew and knit yet? Any new good books??? Love the attitude too, you are beautiful!

AddictedToEndorphins said...

Very very cool.
Even MORE of a reason to recover faster!:)

AddictedToEndorphins said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Courtenay said...

ver niiice (i know borat is SO 2005 but i still like how he says that)

i just finished a really cool book, the glass castle by jeanette walls. i have molokai up next (forget author's name) and i really want to read the other boleyn girl. (mentioning this because of bree's comment) - i'll let you know if they are worth passing on to you!

ALSO, i love the sound of race wheels in motion, and i thought of you tonight as i enjoyed the sounds of splashing water in my ears.

talk soon!