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    Grumpy Old Bugga europa's Avatar
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    Dem kids persons

    It's not unusual for my daughter to want time with me, she's only 11 so Dad's still a good option.

    On the other hand, my son is 20 and while we've always had a good relationship, I was still chuffed when he put yesterday aside because he wanted to go for a ride with his old man. He's not a cycling enthusiast, his sport is soccer and push bikes are just an unfortunate form of transport, but he knows my passions and wanted to do something with me that I love.
    Guess I must have done something right when raising him
    I had a good bike ... so I FIXED it

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    Senior Member eja_ bottecchia's Avatar
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    Congratulations on a job well done. No "Cat's In The Cradle" song for you.
    My current stable:

    1989 SLX Bottecchia (Campy Athena 11s)
    1999 Cannondale F400 mountain bike
    2012 Bianchi Infinito (Campy Record 11s)
    2012 Colnago C59 in PR99 color scheme (Campy Record 11s)

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    I love it when that happens.

    Several years ago my 2 sons invited me to go mountain biking with them for Father's Day. They chose what they thought was the gentlest "real mountain bike" trail. They had the decency to wait at the cars for me to finish. I was a little bloodied at the end but didn't I break anything so you know that I had a good time.

    Since that time my younger son has invited me to do a few road bike rides. He completed his first ever century in just a little over 5 hours so he has to pace himself to ride with me.

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    Nice and reflects very favorably upon the parents!!
    Gone from the 50+ forum. - Email me at dnvrfox@aol.com for fun new group of 50+ folks

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