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Old 09-18-07, 10:54 AM   #1
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The Dream 50 Plus BF Poster

Let's create the "perfect" 50 Plus poster.

Some things like:

Age
Weight
Height
Sex
"Orientation"
General Appearance
Income
Family Status
Bike's Owned
Monthly Milage
Career
Clipless?
Bike color(s)?

Etc...




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Old 09-18-07, 10:57 AM   #2
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More than 50 years old.

Sex.....yes.

Monthly milage......more than # of posts.
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Old 09-18-07, 12:00 PM   #3
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Let's create the "perfect" 50 Plus poster.

Some things like:

Age In their prime.

Weight A BMI index of 18 to 20

Height One that fits the bike

Sex Yes please

"Orientation" Doesn't matter as long it is not BENT


General Appearance Smart

Income Enough

Family Status Head of the family- The ruler- He who must be obeyed so that family Things don't get in the way of Biking

Bike's Owned N+2


Monthly Milage Milage doesn't matter- providing that when Gary turns up out of the blue- He has enough fitness to join him on the 100 miler up the mountains


Ideal would be retired but consultant to Lance to keep the Supply of suitable bikes to 50+ members at a 60% discount

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Only thing I would add would be

What Vehicle for bike transportation.
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The perfect poster would be my opposite.
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Age 50+

Weight, weight, don't tell me...

Height of wisdom.

Sex only with the willing.

"Orientation" Should absolutely know the best side of a north facing horse is on the north.

General Appearance requires all enlisted men to stand at attention, just as any other officer.

Income commensurate with skills and experience.

Family Status should be known by the individual. Names of all immediate family members should be known with little or no prompting and minimal usage of notes.

Bike's Owned or even better, member owned by bikes.

Monthly Milage or kilometerage depending on country or origin.

Career the more bohemian the better... sandal inspector, macrame artist etc. will be given top ratings.

Etc... Extra points given for the most loving memories of the most mundane moments about a bicyle, and the ability to compose messages about these mundane moments that would bore avid readers to tears. But, we will all avidly read them because we are all hooked, and care about each other, even though most of us have never met, and never will...
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Bo Derek is now 51. She would be the ideal over 50 poster. Especially if she included photos.
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Bo Derek is now 51. She would be the ideal over 50 poster. Especially if she included photos.
Mel Gibson is 51, too. I'd rather see photos of him.
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Mel Gibson is 51, too. I'd rather see photos of him.
Mel and Bo on a tandem, Mel wearing blue and white face paint, Bo wearing a smile.....now that would be wicked sick.
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Kim Basinger was born the same day I was. She could be the Anti-Artkansas.
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Bo Derek is now 51. She would be the ideal over 50 poster. Especially if she included photos.
Bo Derek is a 51????? What is that......inflation?
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Old 09-18-07, 04:52 PM   #11
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Bo Derek is a 51????? What is that......inflation?
Was it not always so? Darned impressive, in any case.

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But what about the bikes?

Certainly a perfect poster would have a Wright Van Cleve as the jewel in their collection. I'm not sure if they came in white though.
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Maybe we should start here as an ideal 50 plus poster, and then work down...
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Kim Basinger was born the same day I was. She could be the Anti-Artkansas.
You won't believe me, but I actually pushed Kim Basinger around a parking lot in Braselton, GA while she sat side saddle on my Bridgestone. It was the '92 Bike Ride Across Georgia. She had recently bought most of the town and was greeting riders as we came through her town. My crew stopped and started talking to her. When she asked "Where's my bike? I want to ride", I quickly rolled my bike forward and said "hop on". She was wearing a dress and couldn't straddle the bike, so she sat on the top tube and I pushed her around.
That was the last time I ever rode a day of BRAG without a camera on my bike.
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Maybe we should start here as an ideal 50 plus poster, and then work down...
I'd be proud to ride with Keef any day.
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You won't believe me, but I actually pushed Kim Basinger around a parking lot in Braselton, GA while she sat side saddle on my Bridgestone.
Out west, we have a saying...

B*ll Sh*T!!!!!



(BTW, that lame Batman outfit was a bit much for a "Ride Across Georgia," BluesDawg!)
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How come my attached images don't show up on my posts...at least, on my computer? I'm logged on...
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How come my attached images don't show up on my posts...at least, on my computer? I'm logged on...
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Bo Derek is now 51. She would be the ideal over 50 poster. Especially if she included photos.
You don't want to see her without makeup and with her schizo Greyhounds. Cgallagh can say more. I'm just sayin'.

You may want to pick a number between 3-7 if you see her in her element.

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You don't want to see her without makeup and with her schizo Greyhounds.
Oh, I don't know. Bo still looks pretty hot to me...
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B*ll Sh*T!!!!!



(BTW, that lame Batman outfit was a bit much for a "Ride Across Georgia," BluesDawg!)
Ya horn swogglin' scurvy cur! Are ye callin' me a liar? Ya scurvy cur who ortin' t' be keel hauled!
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After Blues Dawg (shown center, with hat) rode through Braselton with his harmonica in tow, the town was never the same...
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Wrong thread, Dude...

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Wrong thread, Dude...

Har, har, har me matey. This is talk like a Pirate day; not talk like a Surfer day. Scuttle yer tongue.
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Arrrr! Right ye be there, matey.
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