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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    Happy birthday to .....ME!

    Me and "Leave it to Beaver"

    Here's a photo of me on my commuter bike, arriving at Los Medanos College long before the students.
    Life is good.
    WANTED: Not a darn thing. I've got it all. Life is good.
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    Hey, happy birthday and is that a bright light or what.
    George

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    Ride Daddy Ride Jet Travis's Avatar
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    I love you, man. But you're not getting my Bud Lite. HBD!
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    How far is the commute and do you do it everyday?
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    Happy Rider
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    Always good to put a face w/a name and I'm always amazed at how much different the actual face is different from the envisioned face.

    Happy birthday.
    Bike to live, live to eat!!

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    Happy birthday

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    Hwy 40 Blue Hwy 40 Blue's Avatar
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    You sure look great for an old fart. Check out those calves!

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    Happy birthday and what happened to your cowboy hat? Do you teach engineering or something else that requres a tube to carry plans/large drawings? Never mind, you've already said you're an artist. Which is something I can only admire from a distance....
    It's all downhill from here. Except the parts that are uphill.

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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    That is indeed a bright light. Sometimes I come home long after dark and that puppy lights up the world. It toasts rabbits at 30 yards.

    I commute about 8.5 miles each way. I've only missed done day this semester and only because I had to carry in a big framed print. The baskets are new this semester. In this photo I'm hauling a laptop, clothes, lunch, and a camera bag full of stuff. The tube is a cardboard carrier for rolled up large photo.

    I really do smile. I look way too serious in this photo. I haven't been practicing my "mirror smile" like my 17 year old daughter.
    WANTED: Not a darn thing. I've got it all. Life is good.
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    Happy Birthday! What year?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Hwy 40 Blue View Post
    You sure look great for an old fart.
    Oh, baby. You know what a man wants to hear.
    "Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer

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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet Travis View Post
    Oh, baby. You know what a man wants to hear.
    At <cough> 54 <cough> I'm thinking that's about the best possible comment I could hope for.
    WANTED: Not a darn thing. I've got it all. Life is good.
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    "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Einstein

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    Happy Birthday Curtis.

    I have to say that you do NOT look 50+. I think we're gonna hafta ID you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cccorlew View Post
    At <cough> 54 <cough> I'm thinking that's about the best possible comment I could hope for.
    54 is the new 30.
    "Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer

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    Happy birthday!

    I hope when I reach 54 I look that good. Oh, wait. I'm about to turn 57 in a few weeks. Sigh!
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    Hills! speedlever's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
    ...I'm about to turn 57 in a few weeks. Sigh!
    My 57th is in December. I prefer to think of it as the 29th anniversary of my 28th birthday.

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    Happy B'day and many more. Life is good when you can ride to work. Photo done by a friend or tripod?
    Oh I used to be disgusted and now I try to be amused. But since their wings have got rusted, you know, the angels wanna wear my red shoes. But when they told me 'bout their side of the bargain, that's when I knew that I could not refuse. And I won't get any older, now the angels wanna wear my red shoes.

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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by BSLeVan View Post
    Happy B'day and many more. Life is good when you can ride to work. Photo done by a friend or tripod?
    Self timer on a garbage can lid. Got to work early ad played with my "toy" camera, a FUJI something-or-other.
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    Happy Rider
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    Quote Originally Posted by cccorlew View Post
    At <cough> 54 <cough> I'm thinking that's about the best possible comment I could hope for.
    54?????????????

    You're just a kid!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Bike to live, live to eat!!

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    Hey, Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!

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    Happy birthday...........That's a pretty functional looking bike. Excellent.

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    I can't even remember when I was 54. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

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    I hope I'm still holding up as well when I get that old.
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    Eat some extra cake for me!

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