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    Riding your age

    While some have a goal of riding their age in kilometers or miles I'm just trying spin my age (68)(well, closer to 69).
    The alternative to the problems of aging is to die young but it's too late for that now. Oh well what the hell there is always
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldfool View Post
    While some have a goal of riding their age in kilometers or miles I'm just trying spin my age (68)(well, closer to 69).
    The alternative to the problems of aging is to die young but it's too late for that now. Oh well what the hell there is always
    Well, the good news is, unlike riding your age, spinning your age will likely get easier to do (and probably even necessary) as you get older!
    DnvrFox - still bicycling, swimming, walking and weight lifting at 74yo is participating a bit in BFN 50+.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldfool View Post
    Oh well what the hell there is always
    Drinking your age is always an option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis View Post
    Drinking your age is always an option.
    I could do that back in the '60's and '70's although I don't remember much about it. Now I don't even try to sip my age.
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    I'm 52 today. Saturday I rode 52K. Sunday I drove 130 miles to Rockmart, GA, rode 62 miles to Anniston, AL via the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trails (report and pictures to come in a separate thread). Monday I rode 62 miles from Anniston to Rockmart, drove into Atlanta where my transmission linkage disengaged, leaving me, my car, my bikes and my son stranded along the side of I-75 for an hour and a half waiting for a wrecker. My wife met us at the dealership and drove us home.
    Today I'm sitting on my 52 y/o fanny all day.
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    Ride fast, die old and who cares about the corpse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    I'm 52 today. Saturday I rode 52K. Sunday I drove 130 miles to Rockmart, GA, rode 62 miles to Anniston, AL via the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trails (report and pictures to come in a separate thread). Monday I rode 62 miles from Anniston to Rockmart, drove into Atlanta where my transmission linkage disengaged, leaving me, my car, my bikes and my son stranded along the side of I-75 for an hour and a half waiting for a wrecker. My wife met us at the dealership and drove us home.
    Today I'm sitting on my 52 y/o fanny all day.
    Dadgum young whippersnapper.

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    I am OK with riding my age, as long as I don't have to act my age.
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