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Old 02-06-09, 07:33 PM   #1
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My wife wouldn't have understood anyway.

I thought they were never too young to start. I guess I was wrong.



She wanted a card. I wonder if I can get a honorary membership.

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Old 02-06-09, 07:38 PM   #2
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Call or email the people at USAcycling im sure they can do something
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Old 02-06-09, 08:13 PM   #3
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Yeah, explaining purchasing a racing license for a 7 year old would be easier for them to understand than the Missus. I think I'll just contribute to their youth program instead.
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Old 02-06-09, 10:31 PM   #4
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One of my teams had a 7 year-old on the team after I left. He rode a lot with his older brother and dad, so he had decent riding skills. They just bought citizen's licenses and said he was 10.
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Old 02-06-09, 10:44 PM   #5
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make sure he overtrains and burns out by the age of 14.
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Wait, is your wife 7?
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Wait, is your wife 7?
he does live south of the mason dixon.
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Old 02-07-09, 01:03 PM   #8
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Great balls o' fire.
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Old 02-07-09, 05:56 PM   #10
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srsly... USCF doesn't allow racing under age 10. that's why you see the one-lap kiddie races with free entry for the under 10 crowd.
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Old 02-07-09, 06:23 PM   #11
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I wouldn't allow her to race either.

She found my license and when I told her what it was, she said she wanted one. I could have just bumped her age up to get the "card" issued, but I thought "racing age of 7 in 09" would look good. If it had 10 on it, I could hear it now. "That's not RIGHT!"
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With the 'racing age' B.S. on the license she should qualify for something next year. Heck, I halfway expect to se 15 yearolds in Masters soon enough.
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Photoshop.

I know what it's like having the kiddies wanting what daddy has. My daughter wanted something to ride her bike on when I was on the trainer. Went into the garage, built up a frame to support the training wheels(she's only 2) and will finish the front block tomorrow. She loves bikes more than I do. She will just ride away for a good 30 minutes before she gets bored. Aren't kids wonderful!!
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Photoshop.

I know what it's like having the kiddies wanting what daddy has. My daughter wanted something to ride her bike on when I was on the trainer. Went into the garage, built up a frame to support the training wheels(she's only 2) and will finish the front block tomorrow. She loves bikes more than I do. She will just ride away for a good 30 minutes before she gets bored. Aren't kids wonderful!!
Courtesy photo if you get the chance of your training wheeled trainer setup. I was looking to do that for my 3yo.
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Yeah I give my youngest all those fake credit cards that come in the mail. She collects them and puts them in her purse. Makes me wonder what sort of bad financial habits I'm training her for....
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