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    PBP Article

    http://www.newsobserver.com/105/story/545746.html
    Attached article in Raleigh News & Observer brought to my attention today, thought I'd share...
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    Very cool. I'd consider trying to qualify, but I can't afford the divorce attorney. And I don't want to end up curling up with my bike on a cold winter's night.
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    The qualifying 375 mile ride from 6am - 10pm? That's 23.4 mph average; probably wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robtown
    The qualifying 375 mile ride from 6am - 10pm? That's 23.4 mph average; probably wrong.
    My wife couldn't do that driving a car. She wears out after about 300-350 miles.
    "Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen." Louis L'Amour

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    Quote Originally Posted by robtown
    The qualifying 375 mile ride from 6am - 10pm? That's 23.4 mph average; probably wrong.
    Note that's the NEXT day

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    That's way beyond my capabilities.
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    Buncha youngsters!
    "50 -- average age of the typical PBP rider."
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