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Old 06-19-22, 09:31 AM
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Happy Fathers day



Mine didn't ride but made sure that I did and passed along some pretty strong mechanic DNA.

My son got the riding from me, is working and coming along on the mechanic thing.
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Old 06-19-22, 11:57 AM
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Yes, Happy Fathers Day! Like I needed an excuse
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Old 06-19-22, 03:26 PM
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Completed my í83 univega alpina ďXOĒ ultima just in time for the weekend rides, complete with weehoo trailer hitch for pulling the kids.


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Old 06-19-22, 04:03 PM
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I miss these days.
Everybody used to smile when they'd see us riding to the pool or the park or something.
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Old 06-19-22, 08:01 PM
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@merziac,
Same to you. Kids are not often aware of all of the care/love that dads give to their kiddos, but it is there non the less...So, "Happy Fathers Day" to all the dads out there.
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Old 06-19-22, 10:36 PM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1 View Post
@merziac,
Same to you. Kids are not often aware of all of the care/love that dads give to their kiddos, but it is there non the less...So, "Happy Fathers Day" to all the dads out there.
Best, Ben
Tx.

Well I think its probably a time honored tradition, many of us may be guilty of the same, so.....
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Old 06-20-22, 04:48 AM
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When I was 18 my father was so stupid. I was amazed how much he'd learned by the time I turned 21.
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Old 06-20-22, 05:45 AM
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I want to congratulate my father on his day. I know he will read this. Happy father's day, old man.
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Old 06-20-22, 07:18 AM
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Not cycling related but my son played the baseball game of his life yesterday. Best Fatherís Day EVER!!
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Old 06-20-22, 09:43 AM
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I am getting revenge on my elder son, who is learning what it is like to raise two boys.

For several years when my boys were little, our Saturday morning routine was to drop off my wife at her ballet class, while we explored a nearby regional park. Yesterday, my son and grandsons popped by after hiking around that same park. The lookout platforms, hiking trails, and suspension bridges are a special treat for this new generation, just as they were 30 years ago.
https://www.sdparks.org/content/sdpa...nDieguito.html


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My son didnít call, text, e-mail, or write.

He did send me his cell phone bill.
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Old 06-20-22, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by BTinNYC View Post
When I was 18 my father was so stupid. I was amazed how much he'd learned by the time I turned 21.
Mark Twain
Well I get it, I never thought mine was stupid. As I said above he was a pretty good wrench, grew up watching him work on and fix many things. Didn't realize at the time he was saving money that we didn't have so there was a lot more to it and I am glad it stuck with me. I've saved a fortune and made a good living all the while deriving great satisfaction all along the way, on the road with bikes, mc's and cars, at work, home, the drag strip and everywhere in between.

Of course he got it from his Dad who was also a mechanical rock star, he built plywood plants all over the PNW after working in the logging industry when they still used horses and steam donkeys.
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Originally Posted by bamboobike4 View Post
My son didnít call, text, e-mail, or write.

He did send me his cell phone bill.
Ah -- what we do for our kids.
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My kids don't ride. I took a page from my dad's playbook; he was big into most team sports and played a fair amount of softball as an adult. I never took to any of it, and he never pushed me or made me wrong for it. Happy Father's Day!
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Originally Posted by bamboobike4 View Post
My son didnít call, text, e-mail, or write.

He did send me his cell phone bill.
How very thoughtful of him.......At least there was some sort of communication on his part, so he really "thought" about you on this important day. Perhaps a non payment indicating it was "lost" in the mail will demonstrate that importance of your relationship.
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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
My kids don't ride. I took a page from my dad's playbook; he was big into most team sports and played a fair amount of softball as an adult. I never took to any of it, and he never pushed me or made me wrong for it. Happy Father's Day!
Same here, the one thing mine embraced was the mechanics stuff which I was all in on.
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