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Who's the oldest person in the road forum...?

Old 04-11-12, 10:01 AM
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Who's the oldest person in the road forum...?

Hopefully, this thread will reveal a bunch of roadies riding late into their sunset years ... giving the rest of us something to look forward to. Just how old can people be and still ride regularly?
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Old 04-11-12, 10:08 AM
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46. I'm practically a baby.
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Old 04-11-12, 10:41 AM
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I bet it's zonatandem. He does more than his fair of miles! .. puts me to shame.
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pcad, man is running on half a heart...and it shows...
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Don't know about the road forum, but there was at least one roadie in the fifty-plus forum who was riding 1000 miles per month at age 80.

I do close to his sort of mileage, but I'm still an adolescent of 57.
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Originally Posted by DropDeadFred View Post
pcad, man is running on half a heart...and it shows...
That's 1/2 a heart more than I would have guessed.

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46. I'm practically a baby.
46. I feel old as dirt some days.
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pcad ... duh!
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It's not the years, it's the miles.
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Definitely pcad, he's ancient!
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I am 54 but last summer I was passed on a hill climb by a 78 year old 100 lb lady. However, I have since had surgery to repair a respitory problem. I think I can kick her butt now.
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I am 54 but last summer I was passed on a hill climb by a 78 year old 100 lb lady. However, I have since had surgery to repair a respitory problem. I think I can kick her butt now.
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It's not the years, it's the post count.
fixed it for Pcad
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Originally Posted by chasm54 View Post
Don't know about the road forum, but there was at least one roadie in the fifty-plus forum who was riding 1000 miles per month at age 80.
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I am 54 but last summer I was passed on a hill climb by a 78 year old 100 lb lady.
I find this very encouraging, in a long term sort of way. Mind you, I'm planning on having a fountain of youth, but, if that doesn't work out...
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Turned 70 years old Apr 2.

BJ miles as of yesterday.

https://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h.../2012stats.jpg
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I'm 24yrs old....did I win?!
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Turned 70 years old Apr 2.

BJ stats yesterday.

https://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h.../2012stats.jpg
70 years old and giving us a BJ stat. nice.
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
I find this very encouraging, in a long term sort of way. Mind you, I'm planning on having a fountain of youth, but, if that doesn't work out...
You have one, it's your bike. I've seen at least one study that found regular cyclists in their sixties to have an apparent age 10 years younger than their non-cyclist contemporaries.
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I am 54 but last summer I was passed on a hill climb by a 78 year old 100 lb lady. However, I have since had surgery to repair a respitory problem. I think I can kick her butt now.
It's good to have goals. Beating a 79 year old lady up a climb sounds like a very reasonable one.
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BJ stats yesterday.
BJ stats. Wow. Wish I got enough of them to warrant keeping statistics.
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opposite end of the spectrum:

I think fishymamba is the youngest. youngest that has self-identified, and actively posts, at least.
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I'm 24yrs old....did I win?!
Dude! I have an old pair of cycling shoes in my garage that are older than you!!!
For the OP I'm 54 in two weeks.
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Will somebody indulge a foreigner by telling him what BJ stats are, please?
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I'm 24yrs old....did I win?!
If you're a dog. In people years that's 168
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Will somebody indulge a foreigner by telling him what BJ stats are, please?
If he were a U.S. president his name would be W.J. Clinton.
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If you're a dog. In people years that's 168
Damn, in dog years, I'm dead!!!
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