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    My thighs hurt.

    Today was my 70th birthday and even though I have not been riding as much as I would like (weather) and even though it was windier than I would like, I felt like I had to do the obligatory 70 miles. Did that - now my thighs hurt.

    Jim

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    Just incredible Jim. But I'm sure it has to be a good hurt.

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    Good thing you do't live here in WV 6 this morning with -18 wind chill. Congrats on the ride and happy birthday.
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    Glad you had the chance to do your ride on your birthday.
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    Congratulations on a great accomplishment. 70 miles is nothing to sneeze at, especially at this time of year!


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    Quote Originally Posted by robtown View Post
    When I grow up I want to be like you
    What he said!
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    You da Man!
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    Here! Here! to your Health and Happiness on your birthday!

    Cycling a fountain of youth =)

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    Great report!

    The best therapy for sore thighs is warm deep dish apple pie with vanilla ice cream.
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    Now go look at the obits and find someone who died at 69. I bet their thighs don't hurt. Feel the burn and enjoy!




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    Truly wonderful, Happy Birthday.
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    Happy birthday, Jim!

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    I'd be happy just to feel ANYTHING when I'm 70!
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    Great job Jimbo.
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    Good hurt.

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    It's True. As you get older- you start losing your mind. 70 miles in February. Just hope I keep the sanity to do my January birthday ride in April or May.

    Good ride but don't forget to get out and do a few gentle miles today as a recovery ride.
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    Well, done, sir! Now to round out the birthday celebration, go get a massage for those aching thighs. Happy Birthday!
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    Sprinkle some vitamin I on top of the ice cream on your birthday apple pie!

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    70 miles on your 70th b-day.

    Dude! You're my role model. Hope you had a good one in general. Many happy returns.

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    Congrats, great ride.

    I once thought that instead of riding *my* age on my birthday I would try to ride the age of the oldest member of this board.

    Nope, bad idea....too much work while I'm "young," I'll build up to it!

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    Excellent!!!!

    Happy Birthday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by abqhudson View Post
    Today was my 70th birthday and even though I have not been riding as much as I would like (weather) and even though it was windier than I would like, I felt like I had to do the obligatory 70 miles. Did that - now my thighs hurt.

    Jim
    Jim,

    It shows you are still alive and kicking. Good job.

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    Kudos! Happy birthday! Sorry for the sore thighs, but that's the good hurt, way to go! I aspire to be just like you when I am 70!
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