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Old 05-24-22, 04:59 PM
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Thanks to my last birthday !

Howdy gents !
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Old 05-24-22, 07:02 PM
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Hope your last birthday wasn’t your last birthday! 😀
Imagine your excitement when you become old enough to post in the 65-85+ subforum!
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Old 05-24-22, 08:08 PM
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I wish I were eligible to post at the 21 Minus (-) forum.
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Old 05-25-22, 07:17 AM
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Welcome. Please have your down-tube scoped (as in colonoscopy).
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It's all downhill from here.
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I am happy to be eligible to post here, including the over 65 section. Life is good in my 2 wheeled world.
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Old 05-25-22, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by DMC707 View Post


Thanks to my last birthday !

Howdy gents !
Just think, in only 30 years you'll be eligible to post on the 80 plus bicycle forum on Facebook.
Of course, by then, I'll be posting on the 110 Plus forum.
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Old 05-25-22, 10:12 AM
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Thanks to my last birthday !

Howdy gents !
Stay OFF the grass you wise-ass young whipper-snapper

belated
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Old 05-25-22, 10:43 AM
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Hang around, keep riding, in a few more years you'll realize it's no big deal.
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Yeah, it's all downhill from here... Unlike cycling where downhill is usually a good thing for most of us, this kind of downhill isn't. So embrace the up hill rides. Doing a lot of them will help keep the other things from going downhill. <grin>
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Welcome. Please have your down-tube scoped (as in colonoscopy).

Already done !
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Old 05-25-22, 03:39 PM
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When my father was in his mid-70s, he confided, "I felt old when you turned 50 (he was 71, my current age, at that time), but I really felt old when your brother turned 50 (2-1/2 years later)."
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Thanks to my last birthday !

Howdy gents !
same thing happened to me a dozen years ago!
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Old 06-17-22, 08:08 PM
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Just wait & see how fast 70 rolls up on you when you're having a good time.. WOW! BK
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Old 06-19-22, 08:21 AM
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Reasons I like being old:
- grandchildren.
- wisdom of the Ages.
- eligible for seniors meals at Dennys and IHOP.
- there is no chore that can’t be avoided by claiming the worst back pain ever.
- I look great in khaki shorts and knee-high white socks.
- you don’t sweat the negativity of all the long term projections.
- you don’t even fear getting nuked. I’ve had a good run.
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