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Old 09-27-04, 07:50 PM   #1
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In the spirit of Orguasch's "Aren't I handsome" thread and pics, lets show the world who we are, and share some pics!

I will start:

Okay, since we are sharing pics, here is me at age 58 on Ride the Rockies. Yes, that is a Spec HR mtn bike! And yes, that was 6 years ago - but Orguasch showed a pic in his 50's, so lets keep this fair! And, yes, it is the same as my Avatar - but, hey, how many good pics do you get in a lifetime? And also a pic of me at 60 at the top of Heartbreak Hill in the Santa Fe Century, 2000, on my Lemond BA.

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Old 09-27-04, 08:09 PM   #2
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Here I am in Germany last year, age 58. My bike is a Cannondale T800, touring bike.
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Old 09-28-04, 07:00 AM   #3
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Me again, after the workout, I am 56 years old,
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Old 09-28-04, 07:04 AM   #4
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Hey, Orguasch - can your photo editor fix your low brightness level? Like this?
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your tha man, thanks, I owe you one.
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allright, I don't usually do this (post pics)
but here I am a young 50, about 10 miles from the
finish of the HHH.
Note the stylin BikeForums jersey!

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Old 09-28-04, 12:57 PM   #7
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Here I am just before a ride early in the spring of this year when I was 58. Now I am 59, as if that's a big difference.
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ATTN: Koffee Brown

Hey, you might find some pretty good pics of "older men" for your much delayed calendar!
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Figaro,
your looking good, dude
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I'm the ugly one on the left.



and this is my new ride

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Just got my new bike.. Proud Owner!


In the middle of the iCare century..
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Well, I posted this one, back when I was a child of 54, in the Bike Forums jersey thread:
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I am 74 and still cycling every day. I started riding bicycle since 1934.
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John E with wife of 31 years, Patricia E, July 2004, at Bajamar, Baja California, Mexico.
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Note the stylin BikeForums jersey!

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I know I am not supposed to be in here (being a youngun and all), but I have to pass the work day somehow...don't lock me out of this one too! Hey Marty, is there any way we can get one of those stylin' jerseys? I would love to advertise for ya!!!

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I know I am not supposed to be in here (being a youngun and all), but I have to pass the work day somehow...don't lock me out of this one too! Hey Marty, is there any way we can get one of those stylin' jerseys? I would love to advertise for ya!!!

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Mine was way too small, even though it was XXL, so my wife wears it! Sorry. European cut.

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I am 74 and still cycling every day. I started riding bicycle since 1934.
Ruchai,
you are looking good, and to think that you have been biking since 1934, and that means you have been riding since your where four years old, I am so happy for you
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Old 10-18-04, 11:14 AM   #21
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Instead of me and the Bike, This is the sort of terrain we have down on the South Downs. Yes it is a Tandem, And this is 95 miles into the South Downs Way in one day. Only 5 miles to go and this is the second to last hill and you have climbed from the bottom of the valley. South Downs Way? 100 miles, mostly offroad, 10,000 ft of climbing, and only 15 hours of daylight to do it in.
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I didn't know you guys across the pond have such open space!

Looks like a real challenge.
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I didn't know you guys across the pond have such open space!

Looks like a real challenge.
This is the easy bit, the hard bit is getting your stomach back after going down Butser hill and hitting a dip in the trail at 53 mph.

South downs way is 95% on trails like this, but being chalk the surface breaks up so is not really a comfortable smooth ride that it looks in the pictures. No climb is too high, only 650 ft above sea level at Max, but the trail keeps dipping down to the bottom of the valleys that are just above sea level and then climbing back up steeply. Good fun for a days ride, but does take a good level of fitness that a lot of the 25-40 year olds just do not have.
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