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Old 08-31-13, 04:05 AM   #1
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Need a 90+ forum for this guy

What an inspiration! I went to high school with Mr. Blevens' daughter Beth, who is making the second half of the ride.

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Old 08-31-13, 07:04 AM   #2
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In another 15 years, I hope to be posting on a 90+ forum.
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Now that's dedication! Good luck to him.
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Hope he comes through our area or even close by when he is coming down, I'll pencil in a ride along for a bit if he allows that. That is, if I can keep up with him.

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In another 15 years, I hope to be posting on a 90+ forum.
And we will start one just for US!! But, it will be 16 years 2 months for me.
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I had four copies of the original article show up on my desk this week. "This reminded us of you!" I'm not worthy but I was honored. As I've said, if I had spare change I'd invest in Catrike or something, because it is the wave of the future for Baby Boomers.
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Thanks for posting this. Mr. Blevens is an inspiration. He looks very healthy and sharp for a 90-year-old. This truly provides motivation to keep on riding!
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Great story, thanks for posting the link!
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Thanks for the update!

I currently only have two wheeled bicycles in my stable, but it's clear to me that I'll end up with a three wheeler at some point. For anybody who doesn't want to risk falling over, they make so much sense (and they are a blast to ride - imagine crossing bicycle riding with go carts!).
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Thanks for the update!

I currently only have two wheeled bicycles in my stable, but it's clear to me that I'll end up with a three wheeler at some point. For anybody who doesn't want to risk falling over, they make so much sense (and they are a blast to ride - imagine crossing bicycle riding with go carts!).
Or as you are speeding downhill, luge.
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