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I am a 56yr old soon to be retired letter carrier. I recently purchased a Diamondback Wildwood and found out just how much fun it was to be back on a bike after 20 yrs. Am getting my daily rides in, inthe early morning before work. Great to see the sun come up while riding.
08-01-05, 02:57 AM
Why did you wait so long to retire? I thought you carriers could retire at age 55. Wishing I could be where you are in your career. I have 25 years in and am looking forward to retirement in 7 years. My husband can retire in 2 years. He has several family members who are carriers.
We can retire at 55 with a minimum of 30 yrs service, but the pension at that point is not all that much. I started with the USPS when I was 18 so I will be retiring with 39 yrs. of service which boosts the pension up considerably. I recently started riding to get back in a little better shape and have a fun type of exercise when I stop working.
08-01-05, 07:30 PM
teecee, My husband and I both work for the USPS. Hope you continue with your cycling.
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