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    Old Fart gapwedge's Avatar
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    Going to be a first time grandpa!!!!

    As if I need extra incentive to get on my bike and ride my son informed me this week that he and his bride are going to have a baby. Getting healthier was one of my goals for riding, now I have additional goals.
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    Wow, congratulations i'm sure that will be an incredible experience.

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    Congratulations!! Now get on that bike so you'll be around for your great grandchild.

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    Congratulations!

    I will hopefully have a few more years before this comes up for me. My daughters are 17 and 19. When it does, I'll be sure that "bike rides with grandpa" are a regular thing.
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    Congratulations!

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    Old Fart gapwedge's Avatar
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    Thanks guys. Yeah, I want to be the grandpa that takes the grandkids for bike rides. I will be 56 by then and hopefully reaching my goal first goal of 200 with a stretch goal of 190.
    Age: 59

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    Old Fart Cycling Club "Age and Treachery will always triumph Youth and Agility"

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    Time to get one of those child trailers until they are old enough to ride their own.

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    Congrats on your first grandchild! I bet you two will have loads of fun bike riding in the future!


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    Would buying a bike for "it" for Christmas be too much?

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    Congratulations.

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    Congrats! I hope to be a few years down the road on grand kids as well, but I know it will ne cool!

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    gapwedge, you now get to spoil the grandkid and send him or her home when he/she gets old enough.

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    Congratulations.

    When my Grandson was just 3 weeks old, my daughter brought Him by the house and said. Watch him while I go shopping !
    I watched him sleep for three hours.
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    Old Fart gapwedge's Avatar
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    Yes, there will be a tike bike ready and waiting. And spoil? Sooooo looking forward to that. First things first. I am more determined than ever to get myself in shape. I want to be around a long time and maybe be the one to buy my grandchild their first road bike.
    Age: 59

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