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Old 04-07-08, 10:42 AM   #1
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Happy birthday to me...

Another nail in the coffin, but I got a nice and unexpected present on my way into work today. When I had a few miles left to go on my way into work, I stopped for a light and a college kid who was obviously a cyclist (based on his build, clothing, etc) pulled up behind me on a decent racing bike. I shifted over and told him he might want to go ahead since he was probably faster and I didn't want to hold him up.

He replied "I don't know about that -- kind of breezy today" (riding conditions were 39F, 10mph headwind, and light rain) and stayed where he was. He shadowed me the rest of the way in.

Yeah, I know. Recovery ride, riding injured, not racing, blah, blah, blah. But I wasn't racing either, and I'm not pretending that I "beat" anyone. Rather, it's fun having a cruising pace that doesn't cause someone half your age to view you as an impediment. Still haven't lost it
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Old 04-07-08, 10:44 AM   #2
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Old 04-07-08, 10:51 AM   #3
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The best gifts in life are free. Happy birthday to you.
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Old 04-07-08, 10:51 AM   #4
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Old 04-07-08, 11:00 AM   #5
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I caught you a delicious bass
That one is just perfect eatin' size. How are you always able to produce fresh bass on such short notice? Do you have a secret place, or are there bass farms the same way that there are catfish farms?
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Old 04-07-08, 11:02 AM   #6
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I have secret ninja skills. Sadly, they only work on bass though. Not that useful in the real world.
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Old 04-07-08, 11:07 AM   #7
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So this is what a B'day causes?


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Old 04-07-08, 11:43 AM   #8
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Old 04-07-08, 12:52 PM   #9
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happy belated birfday.

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Old 04-07-08, 05:49 PM   #11
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Old 04-07-08, 07:42 PM   #12
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Did you get anything exciting?

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Old 04-07-08, 08:36 PM   #13
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Old 04-07-08, 09:26 PM   #14
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Happy Birthday!! I hope you get a lot of bike presents!
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because he did not enter his birthdate when he registered.
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Old 04-08-08, 03:08 PM   #17
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Hey, another 4/7/xx birthday! Happy B-Day!
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Old 04-08-08, 04:21 PM   #18
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because he did not enter his birthdate when he registered.
It's not too late to add it ... which is what I was trying to hint at
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