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Old 08-21-05, 01:34 PM   #1
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Too Old at 22

A great morning!!!! Did a metric century, (avg'ed 15.2 a personal best for me).

But ran out of water and stopped at a local mart at approximately mile 50. Well - this young guy came out and started a conversation, asked how far I was riding (told him 65 miles or so) and he said he used to ride when he was younger I asked ' How old or you?' he replied 22. I aksed him why he doesn't ride now to which he replied : TOO OLD I replied, 'H*** I'm 58!!!!!'
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Old 08-21-05, 02:51 PM   #2
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Old 08-22-05, 04:08 AM   #3
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"...and he said he used to ride when he was younger I asked ' How old or you?' he replied 22."

I think that the young man feels peer pressure to not be a "nurd".
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