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    Senior Member TromboneAl's Avatar
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    Wife Road Her Age Yesterday

    After only a month back in the saddle, my wife road 58 miles yesterday (she's 52). Not bad.
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    His Brain is Gone! Tom Bombadil's Avatar
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    That is very impressive. I read about such things from time to time and am always impressed by it. No way on earth could have I done that one month after starting back up.
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    I thought you were going to say she is 20.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ticwanos View Post
    I thought you were going to say she is 20.
    58 miles after only one month, she could probably pass for 20 something.

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    Wow, that's something!

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    Very impressive, indeed!
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    Yikes. Was it all downhill? Good for her.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TromboneAl View Post
    After only a month back in the saddle, my wife road 58 miles yesterday (she's 52). Not bad.
    Wow! You gave her age on a public forum and your still able to ride!


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    He can give her age on this forum because on this forum she's just a kid!
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    just keep riding BluesDawg's Avatar
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    How long was she out of the saddle and what kind of riding was she doing before?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    How long was she out of the saddle and what kind of riding was she doing before?
    She's ridden little or not at all for the last 15 years. Before that we'd go on some20-30 mile rides, and we did a self-supporting seven-day bike tour in Sweden in 1992. But she runs a few days/week and is in good shape.
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