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Old 02-06-08, 04:20 PM   #1
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More 50+ Jersey Pics from NC

The Grampster came down from DC to the Charlotte Area to visit family and we were able to hook up and do another ride together. We were hoping to have Palt join us but unfortunately he had some other commitments.

However, the timing was perfect for a ride as The Grampster and I really enjoyed being out in the incredibly warm 70+ degree, sunny weather. Just amazing conditions for the first week in February.

We had planned to do a 40 mile ride but unfortunately I'm very good at estimating routes so we wound up with a solid 50+ miles. With the nice weather we were able to don our 50+ jerseys and even shorts. Okay be nice about our white legs.........it has been a while since they have seen any sun!!



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Old 02-06-08, 05:54 PM   #2
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Cool pics, but just one bike?
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Old 02-06-08, 06:03 PM   #3
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I especially like those abs of steel. Remind me of my own!
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Old 02-06-08, 06:20 PM   #4
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You two guys are makin' me cry I did want to join those two "studs" for a great ride in incredible weather, but work these days doesn't afford me a lot of time off. Glad Tim made it down here to enjoy the company and conditions, we'll have to try again. Meanwhile, I pedal away on the trainer after work... Bring on daylight savings time!!!
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Old 02-06-08, 08:06 PM   #5
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Nice pictures. I'm so jealous of your February weather.
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Wow. If I'd have only known I'd have given you both the "super stud" discount on the jerseys....
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Tim and I both agreed that if we were to do it over again we'd definitely move up a jersey size! The jerseys we have sure don't camoflauge anything!!!!!
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I think it was just the harsh February sunlight.......and wow, I'm 40 pounds lighter than last year at this time.....
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I think it was just the harsh February sunlight.......and wow, I'm 40 pounds lighter than last year at this time.....
Forty pounds lighter? Well done, sir!

That's light beer, btw...
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I'm going green with envy. SHORT Sleeve riding in February. Think I only got in 3 rides last last year without at least 2 layers.
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Forty pounds lighter? Well done, sir!

That's light beer, btw...
Life is too short to drink lite (or cheap) beer......just ride more miles, I guess
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Life is to short to drink lite (or cheap) beer......just ride more miles, I guess
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Excellent report and nic epics. Now I am chomping for another 50+ jersey offering. How about it cccorlew? is it going to be in the spring? sure hope so

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