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View Poll Results: How was my speed ??
p-ss poor 3 25.00%
average 2 16.67%
good for an old fart 4 33.33%
you rock, dude 3 25.00%
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Old 01-02-13, 04:12 AM   #1
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Geezer speed

61 years old and 31 mph on a flat road on a new Hardrock. I had a very strong tailwind though. Gotta be honest ya know !!

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Old 01-02-13, 04:17 AM   #2
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61 years old and 31 mph on a flat road on a new Hardrock.
Hey good for you, can I borrow your vitamins?
I'm 52 and I'd pee myself at 31!
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Old 01-02-13, 05:56 AM   #3
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Respect!
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It's fast, but not that hard to reach for a short time. I've hit 34 on my road bike for a millisecond. When I'll brag is when I can hold 20mph for five hours, and that's not happening.
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