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Enjoying the 50 + Group

Old 06-12-13, 02:36 PM
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Enjoying the 50 + Group

Been on line with BF for almost a month now and I am enjoying the 50+ group My name is Manny my wife Rosemary and i used to do Metric Centuries the first few years we were married over the past 20 years we managed to hold on to our Bikes she has a 1988 Centurion Dave Scott Expert Terry type Salmon and White paint, I have my 1987 Cannondale ST-600 with a CF fork and 700C wheels Last June I finally started to ride again trying to stay consistent and build up my endurance.
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Old 06-12-13, 03:09 PM
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Hi Manny
Nice photos and welcome.
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Old 06-12-13, 03:37 PM
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You are so fortunate to live in God's garden. Is there more prefect weather anywhere in the world? See you at the Solvang Century.
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Old 06-12-13, 04:00 PM
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You are so fortunate to live in God's garden. Is there more prefect weather anywhere in the world? See you at the Solvang Century.
Aww ... well, Santa Maria's OK, I guess. If you like sunshine, warm weather, and empty roads dotted with oaks and an occasional winery. lol
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Old 06-12-13, 04:21 PM
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Nice bikes and welcome!
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Old 06-12-13, 05:01 PM
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Spent some quality time just over the hills in Roger Ramjet country. Enjoyed it, especially when coming into the sun at your home town.

Good to have some more company at the table.
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Old 06-12-13, 06:22 PM
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Hi Manny and Rosemary, those are sweet looking bikes y'all have. They look very well maintained and loved, just the way a bike should be treated!. Your C'Dale ST is very nice, I've been exclusively ob 'Dales since '91. Its great that you have decided to post here in the 50+, looking forward to your ride reports.

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Old 06-13-13, 05:53 AM
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Welcome to the forums.




Side note: When you shared that your wife's name was Rosemary, suddenly the song Love Grows(Where My Rosemary Goes) popped into my head.
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Old 06-13-13, 06:25 AM
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Welcome to the friendliest group in BikeForums! Anyone who rides 1980s (or older) bikes is a friend of mine.

Santa Maria is indeed a great area -- I have passed through a few times, but I have never spent as much time there as I would like to.
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Old 06-13-13, 08:28 AM
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thank you,Is there more prefect weather anywhere in the world? See you at the Solvang Century.
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Old 06-14-13, 06:27 PM
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Welcome Manny, welcome Rosemary! You'll find the 50+ forum to be a fantastic resource for the 50+ cyclist. Post often and let us know of your cycling activities.
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Old 06-17-13, 07:55 AM
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welcome, yes the 50+ crowd is definitely more chill :-)
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