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Old 04-03-09, 06:52 AM   #1
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Happy 50th Birthday to me

Since you losers are the closest thing I have to friends I thought I'd share that today is my 50th birthday. I didn't think it would matter but it does. Here's hoping someone will throw some abuse my way! :-)
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Old 04-03-09, 06:53 AM   #2
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Enjoy each day.
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Old 04-03-09, 06:59 AM   #3
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Old 04-03-09, 07:01 AM   #4
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Nifty Fifty. Everybody should be able to retire at 50 so they can spend what's left
on bikes or what not.
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Old 04-03-09, 07:08 AM   #5
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Happy Birthday! Any bike related presents headed your way?
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Old 04-03-09, 08:26 AM   #7
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Hey this was a good Idea, I'm actually getting some hits. I actually feel like I have some freakin' friends :-) Let's see, bike related gifts ... no I don't think so since I have no friends. BUT! I have been buying MYSELF tons of stuff - mostly clothing. I intend to be better dressed for this commuting business since my kids were harassing me about my attire. Of course I've been spending plenty of money on bike stuff like cables; housings; bar tape; saddles & other parts over the past few months leading up to spring.
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Old 04-03-09, 08:32 AM   #8
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Sorry can't help you with the abuse since I turned 50 on March 1st, but I can wish you a very happy B-Day and may you have many many enjoyable cycling miles ahead.
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Old 04-03-09, 08:42 AM   #9
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happy birthday- here's hoping your enlarged prostate doesn't give you trouble today
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Now you should ride 50 miles. :-)
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Half of a Century? Good Lord! Oh yeah, me too...about 3 weeks ago!
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Sorry can't help you with the abuse since I turned 50 on March 1st, but I can wish you a very happy B-Day and may you have many many enjoyable cycling miles ahead.
Me either, the same fate is going to happen to me in 20 days. That is if I make it that far. Seeing all those photoshoped pictures of Chip feels like it's taking years off my life.
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I didn't know people that old could actually still pedal!
Have a good one...eat some cake.
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I thought this would be about your bike turning 50. In bike years you're only 25. Enjoy.

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Welcome to the POOF club.
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Happy Birthday, may your day be sunny, dry and warm, for a good
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Happy Birthday!! You meet one of the criteria for listing on the National Register of Historic Places!!!
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Happy 50th Birthday! The good news from a cycling perspective is that it's ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE!
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Now you should ride 50 miles. :-)

and do 50 push-ups!

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Since you losers are the closest thing I have to friends I thought I'd share that today is my 50th birthday. I didn't think it would matter but it does. Here's hoping someone will throw some abuse my way! :-)
Happy Birthday! I make 51 on the 12th. It ain't so bad.

I think you are supposed to have some PIE! Check with the regulars at the over 50 board and they will agree.

And thank you for elevating my status to loser. That's one of the nicer things thrown my way here.

Have Fun!

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Dude! Happy Birthday toast from out here in Dallas! Wish you were enjoying the Tour Dallas ride out here tomorrow!

Oh..I'm supposed to send you a zing right? Uh, imagine what your bike cassette would look like if you had one for every year?? 50x3...dang 80 speed! Wow!

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Old 04-03-09, 06:13 PM   #22
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Wow, 50, so tell us about how you scrimped and saved to buy that new Penny Farthing that had just rolled off the assembly line Happy Birthday, it's awesome to have survived so long. You must be doing something right!
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As someone two years old than you, let me be the first to say: get off my lawn!

Happy Birthday...
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Happy half century day! May you bike as much as possible before your warranty runs out. (I've about a year to go for that milestone.)
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