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Old 03-08-05, 08:35 PM   #1
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Old Dad still has it!!!!

Just returned from Melbourne Fl to see my 2 sons (& G-son & G-daughter). While there - I saw in older sons garage 2 Roadmasters - rusty, flat tires, etc. Well got them fixed up to be able to ride, and asked sons to ride with me across "Eau Galle Causeway". About a 12 mile round trip from their home. I got stares, "you mean start from Here?????" finally youngest (31) said "OK - but wasn't going to wait for me -big grin" Older son (35) knew ol' dad rode here in KY. So we took off. Needless to say, I let youngest stay with me across the bridge, then on trip back I showed no mercy.
Rest of afternoon was spent talking about poor younger son and wait till next year!!!! Dang it felt good to be riding with sons again. Been 20 years since we did that. BTW- temperature was mid 70's, returned yesterday to 31, snow showers. Dang!!!!!!
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Old 03-08-05, 08:47 PM   #2
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Hey great story. It probably wouldn't be appreciated in the other forums, but here it brought a smile to my face realizing how much fun you had!
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Old 03-09-05, 12:01 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Red Baron
... "you mean start from Here?????"
- - What a great line!

Congratulations, keep on biking.
"The bicycle is the perfect transducer to match man's metabolic energy to the impedance of locomotion. Equipped with this tool, man outstrips the efficiency of not only all machines but all other animals as well." Ivan Illich ('Energy and Equity')1974
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Great yarn .I love it ! "you mean start from here ??!!!"
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Old 03-09-05, 06:23 AM   #5
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Rock on!
Dead last finish is better than did not finish and infinitely better than did not start.
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