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Rode my age - 73 glorious miles

Old 04-05-14, 06:57 PM
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Rode my age - 73 glorious miles

Now if I could just shoot 73 playing golf, life would be complete!
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Old 04-05-14, 07:01 PM
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Excellent, good job on the ride. What was your after ride Pie choice?

Golf, my handicap is my trying to play that insane game of chasing after a white orb with a stick. They don't cook up well and are tough and tasteless, including those juice filled ones and those "meatballs" in the center are really hard to choke down. The old ones with all the rubbery pasta in them were bad, too.
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Very cool.
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Very nice!
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As another 73 year old, I appreciate your accomplishment. Don't know if I'll ever do a 75 or a century again, but several back-to-back 50s are in the plan for this summer. Great job. Keep it up.
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Old 04-05-14, 07:52 PM
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Congratulations! Keep up the good work!
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Old 04-05-14, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by lookinUp View Post
Now if I could just shoot 73 playing golf, life would be complete!
73 points in a basketball game would be special, too!

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Old 04-05-14, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by lookinUp View Post
Now if I could just shoot 73 playing golf...
Take the 73 miles and be glad of it.

Well done on the age ride
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Old 04-05-14, 08:19 PM
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Congratulations looking up. I think I may do a 74 mile ride for my birthday this year. I say I may, because it getting pretty hot down here, as you know
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Hats off to you!
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Well done!
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Old 04-06-14, 06:54 AM
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Congratulations! Excellent work!
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good going

is that for 9 or 18 holes?
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Kudos! Here' looking forward to 74.
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Originally Posted by lenA View Post
good going

is that for 9 or 18 holes?


I still need to do my 59 from last February.
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Old 04-06-14, 08:27 AM
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Way to go! I had a 2 handicap a few years ago. Played the least number of rounds ever last year but rode way more miles than average. It was hard trying to stay at a high level for both hobbies. I played Thursday and hit it fine but could not get it in the hole. Kinda like riding into a head wind.
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Congratulations. Hoping I can do the same in 13 years.
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...what he said.
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