I got my new bike, Jasper, last week and have been able to take it out for a few rides. I was worried it would take my body a few weeks to get used to the new bike's geometry, but I actually feel more comfortable on the Trek 520.
If you noticed, I am still calling my bike "her" despite Jasper being a male. She identifies as a female and who am I to argue with a bicycle? I even brought her into the men's bathroom yesterday and nobody got upset, so I don't see this being an issue. Also, as I mentioned with Amelia, I prefer to ride a woman.
I am very excited and anxious to get started. I still have a few more items I need before being ready to go. My shipment of the racks got delayed so I had to order new ones to get here quicker. The Trek 520 comes with the back rack, so I am only waiting on the front one. I also need a bottle cage that will fit my 32 oz. Gatorade bottle. I didn't know it would be that hard to find.
The next few days I will be packing my bags and make sure I know where to find everything. I want packing and unpacking on day 1 to feel like day 30.