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Old 11-29-14, 10:46 PM
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I waited 50 years to get in this forum....

Okay, not rally, I made it to 50 today, so I guess I earned it somehow. Anyway, I'm sure I'll post in here some now and again. Just to answer a few questions that seem to be asked: Yes, I have been riding bikes mostly since 2008, I have three bikes and am building a forth, and, I don't like pie, I love pie!!!
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Old 11-29-14, 11:23 PM
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Welcome,

So what kind of pie did you bring us?
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Old 11-30-14, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Hill-Pumper View Post
Anyway, I'm sure I'll post in here some now and again.
Is there anywhere else to post???
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Old 11-30-14, 07:55 AM
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Welcome to 50+! You now have 15 more years of Middle Adulthood before moving into Older Adulthood. Keep on riding and enjoy the ride!

Wife made both pumpkin and chocolate pie for T-giving meal. Sorry, there is none left to share with the 50+ forum.
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Old 11-30-14, 01:03 PM
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You qualify by virtue of being above ground. Welcome to the older and more dastardly riders group.
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Old 11-30-14, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
Wife made both pumpkin and chocolate pie for T-giving meal. Sorry, there is none left to share with the 50+ forum.
Hey, my wife made pumpkin and chocolate, too! Well, the pumpkin was more like a pile of whipped cream with a pumpkin pie middle...
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Old 11-30-14, 05:36 PM
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If you think getting in this forum is hard, you should see what it takes to get out...
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Old 11-30-14, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
Hey, my wife made pumpkin and chocolate, too! Well, the pumpkin was more like a pile of whipped cream with a pumpkin pie middle...
Pumpkin and pecan here, a chocolate wouldn't have been a bad idea, either. We send the left overs home with everyone since we don't eat any sugary foods. One slice of Pecan Pie, my favorite, was this year's allowance, it was fantastic, Monica is a world class baker of pecan pies!!! BP, the whipped cream sounds excellent to me.

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Welcome! Never mind the pie, did you bring us barbecued ribs?
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Old 11-30-14, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Hill-Pumper View Post
Okay, not rally, I made it to 50 today, so I guess I earned it somehow. Anyway, I'm sure I'll post in here some now and again. Just to answer a few questions that seem to be asked: Yes, I have been riding bikes mostly since 2008, I have three bikes and am building a forth, and, I don't like pie, I love pie!!!

Good to see you still riding HP. I just drug my sorry butt back last week. One week down, many to go (again). I am sure your still skinny too!
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Old 12-08-14, 07:31 PM
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Nice to have a young fellow around around us old timer's ! What bike are you building?
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Old 12-08-14, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by qcpmsame View Post
Pumpkin and pecan here, a chocolate wouldn't have been a bad idea, either. We send the left overs home with everyone since we don't eat any sugary foods. One slice of Pecan Pie, my favorite, was this year's allowance, it was fantastic, Monica is a world class baker of pecan pies!!! BP, the whipped cream sounds excellent to me.

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Old 12-08-14, 11:58 PM
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Originally Posted by vesteroid View Post
Good to see you still riding HP. I just drug my sorry butt back last week. One week down, many to go (again). I am sure your still skinny too!
I put on a few pounds, (OK more like 15) actually hit Clydesdale weight for a day or two, but still riding never the less. Good to see you back at it too!

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Nice to have a young fellow around around us old timer's ! What bike are you building?
I'm building a hardtail mountain bike. It's a present I gave to myself for my 50th.
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Originally Posted by h2oxtc View Post
I'd ride an extra hill (or two) for pecan pie!
Its my "go-to" pie chioce, only ask for a slice once a year, now. Monica makes them from scratch (all her baking is done this way, thankfully.) My birthday choice is pecan, not a cake eater, ever. I limit myself out of fear of getting back to my former fitness and health levels. Once upon a time, I could eat a pie by myself, in 2 days, not any more, EVER! Fortunately, we can send pie slices home with family members after the Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners we host, Monica's pies and baked goods are in high demand around here, for a good reason, too.

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