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there was a lot of old farts on the road today
Last Post 03/10/2014 03:53 PM by carl x. 13 Replies.
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Orange Crush

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03/07/2014 07:40 PM
and they kept trying to hang onto my tail maybe the rainfall deluge that is in the forecast flushed them out of their rocking chairs. Just sayin
Oldfart

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03/08/2014 01:03 AM
No guff eh. I walked the dog out at Spanish Banks and in the woods. Old dudes on mountain bikes wobbling about all over.
Spud

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03/10/2014 11:06 AM
Just so I'm clear. At what age does one become eligible for old fart status?
vtguy

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03/10/2014 11:11 AM
I'm pretty sure that it's anyone older than I am.
thinline

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03/10/2014 11:48 AM
Yeah, kinda like the formula for Number of Bikes I Should Own = N + 1 where N is the number of bikes I currently own.
Orange Crush

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03/10/2014 11:56 AM
Posted By Spudly Crumpett III on 03/10/2014 11:06 AM
Just so I'm clear. At what age does one become eligible for old fart status?


My age +1 (yup, you guys got it)
pabiker

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03/10/2014 12:21 PM
when you buy your first Serotta?
Spud

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03/10/2014 12:27 PM
pabiker I was thinking more on the lines of, when you buy your first tripple (MTB excluded of course)
Orange Crush

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03/10/2014 12:31 PM
Posted By Spudly Crumpett III on 03/10/2014 12:27 PM
pabiker I was thinking more on the lines of, when you buy your first tripple (MTB excluded of course)


or compact...oh wait
LouM

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03/10/2014 12:50 PM
There's a group here known as "OFR" (Old Fart Riders). I've ridden with them a few times. A fun group. Lots of gray hair. A couple of them can be a bit grumpy though.

Maybe you're an OFR when all you ride is steel without a computer...I might be OFR then.

LouM...
79pmooney

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03/10/2014 12:56 PM
So I've been an old fart since I was 13? First "real" bike, a 52-36 10 speed. Next, the Lambert with three chainrings (and sew-ups). One week after my last race, I ordered my Mooney that got my racing gears 53-42 x 13-19 plus a 28t front. I was 25 years old.

I've been an old fart a LONG time!

These "tripples"? Don't you have to go to Starbucks to get them? No, that I have never done.

Ben
longslowdistance

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03/10/2014 01:36 PM
Definition of Middled Age: your age + 10.
Cosmic Kid

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03/10/2014 03:14 PM
Posted By pa biker on 03/10/2014 12:21 PM
when you buy your first Serotta?


I bought mine in 1992....at the ripe old age of 26.
Just say "NO!" to WCP!!!!
THE SKINNY

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03/10/2014 03:53 PM
i'm comfortable with being middle aged. shame i'm almost past it.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
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