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Last Post 11/05/2013 10:33 AM by Ronald Gibson. 6 Replies.
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Ride On

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11/02/2013 06:57 PM
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/15755/Marchand-to-make-new-hour-record-attempt-at-102-years-of-age.aspx
smokey52

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11/02/2013 08:50 PM
My dad is 88 and still riding, but not as much as this guy. I wonder if it's easy to set age-related records once you pass the century mark (years, not miles) since there's not much competition.
I noticed one phrase in the article: "He is just five feet tall (1m52), but is in superb health." Are most people at five-foot in poor or middling health? This also brings a tech question to mind. Does he ride 700 or 650?
Entheo

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11/03/2013 07:59 AM
“I have never deprived myself of anything: not wine, not food, not women, but always with moderation.”

nice.
Orange Crush

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11/03/2013 02:25 PM
Lets see how long these geezers keep riding (those are not proper cycling shorts!)



http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/photos/hoogerland-and-van-dijk-win-the-amstel-curacao-race/284106
The Short White Guy™

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11/04/2013 05:20 PM
Did the podium girls dope (especially the one on the right)? I think Jan is wondering too...

longslowdistance

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11/04/2013 07:24 PM
Silicon is not on the banned substances list, so it's OK
RNDDUDE

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11/05/2013 10:33 AM
In my opinion, a woman's breast should not be bigger than her head... and what is that dude in the middle looking at, his hand? or....
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistant one. -Albert Einstein
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