Here is a photo of my new baby:
And by contrast, here's my old bike (now fully kitted out as a commuter):
I've read some posts where people upgraded to a carbon fiber bike and didn't pick up any speed. Fortunately, that did not happen for me. My cruising speed has increased on the new bike by about 3 mph, and I've blown away every Strava segment I've recorded. This includes a top 3 time on a segment that's been ridden well over 1000 times. Hooray me!