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Old 06-17-08, 09:30 PM   #1
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Hit the double nickel

55 years young today. If I would have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself. Don't know who coined that phrase but oh so true. Stopped smoking a number of years ago but had and still do have a love affair with food. Its a constant battle to keep eating right but oh well I gotta do it.
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Old 06-17-08, 09:48 PM   #2
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Mickey Mantle used those exact words before he died, not sure if he was the first.

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Congrats on making it this far. I hope to be able to say the same in 17 months.
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Old 06-17-08, 10:22 PM   #4
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Happy Birthday!! *waves* I hope you got a lot of bike presents!

For some reason I thought this thread was about slot machines....
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Old 06-17-08, 10:24 PM   #5
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Double Nickel, ok. I hit the Metric Century recently.
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The jazz pianist Eubie Blake has, at least by some, been credited with saying, "If I knew I was going to live this long...." BTW, he lived to be 100 and had a few other noteworthy quotes:

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/au...bie_blake.html
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Congrats on your accomplishment! Keep on keepin' on.

Just a couple years behind you...
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Congrats!! It gets increasingly more difficult to hit your age on a downhill, but still fun trying.
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Happy B-Day !!! Hit that last year.
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55 years young today. If I would have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself. Don't know who coined that phrase but oh so true. Stopped smoking a number of years ago but had and still do have a love affair with food. Its a constant battle to keep eating right but oh well I gotta do it.
Congrats young 'un, I will be the big 60 in December
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On the food stakes- To be able to ride- you have to eat. The more exercise- the more you have to eat.


Gives you an excuse to have double PIE on the rides- but the Extra milage to work it back off again can be hard.
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Birthday? I thought you meant your speed on a bike!
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Great - but did you do the "ride your age" ride - a 50+ tradition. Extra credit given if you stop for pie. Must be accompanied by pictures for proof. We will give you a few days in case you were not aware of the tradition.
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Great - but did you do the "ride your age" ride - a 50+ tradition. Extra credit given if you stop for pie. Must be accompanied by pictures for proof. We will give you a few days in case you were not aware of the tradition.
Will keep that in mind. I figure I have the rest of the year to do that ride your age thing,Oh and the pie, does cheesecake count?
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Hapy Birthday. If 55 is the double nickel, then, I guess, 66 is "The Mark of the Beast!"
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Will keep that in mind. I figure I have the rest of the year to do that ride your age thing,Oh and the pie, does cheesecake count?
Possibly- but it has to be a good one. Just to verify that it would pass- Pm dnvrfox on where to send the judges samples.
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Possibly- but it has to be a good one. Just to verify that it would pass- Pm dnvrfox on where to send the judges samples.
you have to trust me on this one it was good
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