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Old 01-24-14, 07:18 AM   #1
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Robert Marchand is at it again, at 102 Y.O. and is still going fast.

He has been discussed here previously, Robert Marchand of France is going after another record at 102 years young. Here is a link to an RBA blurb about his attempt:http://www.roadbikeaction.com/Latest...ng-Strong.html I just want to be able to ride tomorrow and several days afterward, 102 is simply a thought in the back of my mind, far, far away.

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He is what is called a Bad Ass!
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Thanks for that news item, Bill. He's quite the guy, and good role model for the rest of us.
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Lets see, assuming we all have FB accounts, I think there may be four new "shares".
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I think I spotted the key to his longevity - he waited to retire until he was 89.
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Sorry, I am not an FB user.

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You aren't missing much. My wife is on it all the time, so I have an account, but rarely use it.
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I think I spotted the key to his longevity - he waited to retire until he was 89.
I used to work road construction for a guy who retired at around late '70s or so. He was still going mighty strong in his early 70s when I last worked for him. Don't know how long he lived as I lost touch with him but he was said to still be alive at around 90.
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I am just a youngster at age 81.
Still manage to ride 100+ miles a week; there's hope for me?!
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