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Old 09-06-07, 06:31 PM   #1
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Rode my age (39)

Well, the age that seems young to me now
Although I commute year round, I'm woefully behind preparing for the Seagull Century over Columbus day weekend. I put in 39 miles on the way home yesterday and hit the sack at 8:15pm for a 10 hour sleep. I was planning for another 30 - 45 miles tomorrow morning - but - I'll have to get up early

At least I found out that lighter, ergo shaped saddle is no replacement for a Brooks.
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Old 09-06-07, 09:16 PM   #2
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We may allow you to hang around our forum, but age references under 50 don't go around here, mister!
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Hang in there and keep pedaling, Fall is the best cycling season.

And 39 becomes 50 pretty darn fast, so those ride your age days get harder and harder.
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Old 09-07-07, 07:39 AM   #4
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I turned 39 (hexadecimal) last month.
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Oh, and I thought it was Jack Benny doing a ride.
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I turned 39 (hexadecimal) last month.
If we're talking hexadecimal I'm a fine (and legal forum aged) 32. The 39 mile post was wishful thinking - though I probably weigh less now than at 39 due to cycling.
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