Don’t take it wrong, carbon indeed has its merits, but the recent carbon craze seems to be heavily tied to bandwagon mentality; whatever the pros are doing is what the masses want to do too.It was true in the ‘70s with drilled-out components, in the ‘80s with copious amounts of hair gel and Briko shades, in the ‘90s with those horrific lycra shorts designed to look like blue jeans, and today with carbon racing bikes. A frame and fork weighs less than a six-pack of brew, they’ve got terrific road damping capabilities, are stiffer than an I-beam – at least initially – and most importantly, carbon fiber has an indisputable cool factor.
Davis says this is a great way to decide if you want to eventually ask your significant other to be your roommate.
“Most couples find themselves staying at each other's place a few nights per week before moving in together, Davis says.
But how can you possibly know when the time is “right”? But there isn’t one perfect length of time a couple should date before co-signing a lease, says Laurie Davis Edwards, relationship coach and founder of e Flirt.
“Moving in together is a milestone that moves your relationship farther into the future,” she says.
“This is a smart step because if living together gives you a glimpse into what life forever may look like, staying with each other a few night's a week gives you a glimpse into what living together may be like.