It has been a great joy watching the progress, excitement and joy of bicycling of DG and others in the 50+ forum.
IMHO, this was one of the primary reasons why the 50+ forum was started - to give encouragement to folks 50+ entering or reentering bicycling and to provide an opportunity for them to share their concerns, questions and progress. Many folks 50+ think they are "old" and worn out, and here we prove that is not correct.
So, my hat(actually, my bicycle helmet) is off to all of you. Keep it up and keep sharing.