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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    OMG, I'm turning into a Geezer!

    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Geez on bro!
    My current stable:

    1989 SLX Bottecchia (Campy Athena 11s)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    But you have the Papa Hemingway thing going on, so roll with it.

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    I am an 'Old Fart' In Training, takes a lot of effort to earn your Geezer badge. Ya gotta use phrases like, 'Young Whippersnappers' when ya scold 20 an 30 sumthins.
    Age comes on slow to us meat sacks that live 60 to 80 years, just slow enough that we don't see it coming until we start hearing our bones creeking LOL
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    I wish I could still say that.

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    So far you're only a GIT, Geezer In Training.

    Look around for a movie called Wrestling Ernest Hemingway. It stars Richard Harris, Robert Duvall and a tandem bicycle.



    And note Mr. Duvall's white shoes.

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    Thanks for BF Ol' Geezer!
    Like the StoveBolt Tshirt and am working on lack-of-gut as you have.

    @ 65 I'm not ready for geezer status just yet but soon.

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    Geezer? No. Quite a character? Well, of course. What's the use of getting older if your looks don't make people wonder what kind of life you've lived so far?
    A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. - S. Wright
    Favorite rides in the stable: Indy Fab CJ Ti - Colnago MXL - S-Works Roubaix - Habanero Team Issue - Jamis Eclipse carbon/831

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    You're not a geezer until you start sorting used screws into baby food jars, and then forgetting where you put them.
    Gearhubs demystified and other cool stuff.


    The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. Elbert Hubbard.

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    Come with us and we will complete your training.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart View Post
    You're not a geezer until you start sorting used screws into baby food jars, and then forgetting where you put them.
    Thanks for reminding me where I put all those screws....now where do you suppose those jars are at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dudelsack View Post
    Come with us and we will complete your training.

    Hey. That's Toms recruiting poster for mods..

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    Sorry, Tom. The posted picture comes not even close to portraying a true geezer. You might want to buy some white shoes and a matching belt before your next try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart View Post
    You're not a geezer until you start sorting used screws into baby food jars, and then forgetting where you put them.
    Heck, Dan - I've been doing this since I was 5! Now, I'm lucky if I remember to segregate the metric from the non-.
    Still can find 'em though.

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    I don't know, Tom. Those shades somehow do not connote "geezer" to me.
    Hope you caught some fish!
    Wish I learned that discipline. Kind of zen-ish.

    Thanks for ridin' herd too, btw!

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    Stormcrowe, victim of a drive by photo.
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Tie Dye and Plaid shorts......on a bent.



    Geezerish?
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    The best part is you can fart all you want. In mixed company, too. Everybody knows you're an old fart, so "exercise" your privileges, with abandon!

    Why not? bk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    So far you're only a GIT, Geezer In Training.

    Look around for a movie called Wrestling Ernest Hemingway. It stars Richard Harris, Robert Duvall and a tandem bicycle.



    And note Mr. Duvall's white shoes.


    One of the best movies ever made. I have been trying to find it on DVD.

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    Geezers are given the Senior Citizen Discount without even asking.
    RANS V3 (steel), RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
    Geezers are given the Senior Citizen Discount without even asking.
    Got that this morning at Home Town Buffet. How did that lady know that I was a Geezer?

    Rick / OCRR

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Tie Dye and Plaid shorts......on a bent.



    Geezerish?
    That's an interesting frame. Seems devoid of any diagonal members. Vierendeel frame?

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    I remember looking at my new driver's license and not believing that was really me. Welcome aboard. But you do it with a youthful style
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    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    With mail-in renewals, my DL photo is 20 years old. Unfortunately, the 'real ID' laws are going to require that I get a new picture next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    LOL.. lookin' good with the shades even with the geezer status I've learned to accept every sag, crease and wrinkle. who has time for such things when we're bz having fun heheheheh

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