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Old 12-25-20, 08:02 PM
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Two Truths

1: "Age and treachery will always overcome Youth and Agility"
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Received the shirt for my 64th birthday recently.
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Love it. Where did they/you find that? Will have to use The Google
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Since I have a few degrees in this discipline and ride a bike, this is totally appropriate


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@ascherer -
64 = Old Guy?
Do not pass Go.
Do not collect $200


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@ascherer -
64 = Old Guy?
Do not pass Go.
Do not collect $200


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Thanks, Wildwood! Certainly not old in my self-assessments!
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I ordered both Ts. Too much fun. Thanks Ascherer for posting.
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Love it!
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I ordered both Ts. Too much fun. Thanks Ascherer for posting.
I got another one, I'll post when it's out of the wash
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3. The only age is Not Dead Yet
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Somebody went to a doctor for a check up as he was getting older. The doctor said, if you get up in the morning, and sit on the couch, you are likely to sit on the couch a little longer tomorrow, and even longer the next day, and continue until you eventually don't feel like getting off the couch. But if you get up in the morning and do a little exercise, you may do more exercise the next day, and even more the day after, and remain fit as you get older.

If you keep fit, and continue as you get older, you can remain fit longer than those who don't exercise, and for many people, live longer. Not just that, but have better quality of life in your old age. So keep it up, all of you.
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Couple of my favorite jerseys and t shirts that I have.




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My golf buddies and I were discussing the rollout schedule for the COVID vaccine. We were running down the priority list for who would receive the vaccine earliest. Somewhere it dawned on us that the “elderly group” or those aged 65 and older was actually our group!!!! I don’t think any of us initially thought we were elderly!!

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I can still ride the same long distances as my younger friends but it probably takes me longer, but I bet I’m enjoying it more.
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Originally Posted by alo View Post
Somebody went to a doctor for a check up as he was getting older. The doctor said, if you get up in the morning, and sit on the couch, you are likely to sit on the couch a little longer tomorrow, and even longer the next day, and continue until you eventually don't feel like getting off the couch. But if you get up in the morning and do a little exercise, you may do more exercise the next day, and even more the day after, and remain fit as you get older.

If you keep fit, and continue as you get older, you can remain fit longer than those who don't exercise, and for many people, live longer. Not just that, but have better quality of life in your old age. So keep it up, all of you.
Yet another documented ‘benefit’ is not only living longer but also dying faster. Since there is less incidence of diabetes, heart disease and other long term illnesses associated with a sedentary lifestyle, one tends to burn more brightly and then die more quickly. I sure don’t want long term suffering associated with failing health and it’s a safe bet you don’t either.
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Too funny. I have to get one.
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My golf buddies and I were discussing the rollout schedule for the COVID vaccine. We were running down the priority list for who would receive the vaccine earliest. Somewhere it dawned on us that the “elderly group” or those aged 65 and older was actually our group!!!! I don’t think any of us initially thought we were elderly!!
I do a weekly grocery run to the local Trader Joe’s. Early in the lockdown I pedaled over, locked my bike and got on line to wait to enter. The line was about a half-hour long. Just as I started to fiddle with my phone an employee walked up the line asking, “Is anyone in line over 60?” Still wearing my helmet, I slowly raised my hand, realizing they meant me. “Sir, our seniors can go right in”. I took off my helmet so the folks in line could see my white hair as I breezed right in...that protocol lasted until late summer.
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Somebody went to a doctor for a check up as he was getting older. The doctor said, if you get up in the morning, and sit on the couch, you are likely to sit on the couch a little longer tomorrow, and even longer the next day, and continue until you eventually don't feel like getting off the couch. But if you get up in the morning and do a little exercise, you may do more exercise the next day, and even more the day after, and remain fit as you get older.

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The best thing is realizing I actually learned to enjoy road cycling once I stopped recording everything and just went for a ride. Imagine that?
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The best thing is realizing I actually learned to enjoy road cycling once I stopped recording everything and just went for a ride. Imagine that?
I rode my mountain bike after work yesterday at one of our local trails as I do every Thursday. I forgot my Garmin that was on my road bike so I didn't have a computer. No idea of my heart rate, speed, average speed or distance ridden. I think I rode for an hour and a half and It was AWESOME!!!
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