The next step to my road bike has been taken care of. I got my tax returns and took just a little cash to make some progress on the road ride. I picked up these carbon forks by litespeed form Adrenaline Bikes in Orange for under $100. If you are in need a a fork they have a few sets left. They will only mount Caliper brakes, which is fine with me because I am treating this as a road build not really a Cyclocross build, and I have always found cantilevers to be a pain.
The next step is to mount up my wheel set when it gets here. I ordered it and it should arrive soon, nothing special but it was a good deal for a hand built set (thanks to RL Policar of www.mtnbikeriders.com for sending me the info on this wheel set). I will also need to get a stem soon, so that is probably the next step.