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Old 12-20-2009, 09:02 PM   #1
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Hey this is a shot in the dark, Just wondering how many folks on this Adv Rider deal are getting along in years and still getting a blast out of riding bikes. ?? Lets hear it !! .. if you can :0)
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Old 12-20-2009, 09:09 PM   #2
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Sounds like an oxymoron to me. If you ride, you are not old!!!!!!!

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Old 12-20-2009, 09:25 PM   #3
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Old 12-20-2009, 09:46 PM   #4
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Iím getting older; itís really only a problem if you stop.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:02 PM   #5
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Well, I'm 56 now, have three motorcycles and am riding more than ever. Started riding at eight years old.

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Old 12-20-2009, 10:44 PM   #6
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Sounds good . Maybe its time to slow down when you can't get your leg over the bike., but there is always a curb or stump around... :0) Man I must be getting screwed up coming up with this stuff. I think its the Alaska winter and the bike's in the garage. Not into Studs. Got a nice FM music station on 24 hours a day as the V Strom gets lonely..
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:41 AM   #7
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Iím getting older; itís really only a problem if you stop.


Did not stop yet and still riding
33 years old here, started with 16 on 50ccm's

Not that old, but every morning I feel like 80
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:44 AM   #8
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61 here & age is not an issue....yet. I have several friends older than me who are still riding. One guy who is 83 and still riding his Electra Glide almost daily...he is an old racer/motorhead & he just flogs the shit out of that thing.
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Old 03-06-2010, 01:56 PM   #9
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Iím getting older; itís really only a problem if you stop. If you are getting old don't stop.
How true don't stop.
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Old 03-23-2010, 06:01 PM   #10
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A threat jumpstart.. Summer is getting closer, how many older rider's are putting stuff together for an alaskan trip this summer ( 2010).. You noticed it was gittin older not OLD. :0) Alaska is a great destination!!! , just give it enough time for the trip up and back and not turn it into a marathon. Advice from one that unwisely never listens to his own advice ( although if you can it's good advice):0). It will be a great trip however you do it ...
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Old 08-17-2014, 08:34 PM   #11
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Iím getting older; itís really only a problem if you stop.
I suspect there is some truth in that .
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:33 PM   #12
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I'm turning 57 in November. Just completed a bunch of demo ride leads for Tytler Cycle in Depere WI Friday and Saturday. Talking wiht the guys at the shop about doing a track day down at Blackhawk yet this season. Also planning ice-rides/racing come winter. Got an off-road ride coming up in October.

Up to eight bikes now, including my latest build, a 20017 BMW R1200RT. So I don't plan to slow down any time too soon.
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:16 AM   #13
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Hey this is a shot in the dark, Just wondering how many folks on this Adv Rider deal are getting along in years and still getting a blast out of riding bikes. ?? Lets hear it !! .. if you can :0)
What do you think is old? Warning** You may get some disagreement.
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:52 PM   #14
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What do you think is old? Warning** You may get some disagreement.
I am not sure ...... I know that the days start moving faster and the years start to blur a bit . but life is good and I consider myself very very fortunate..
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:07 PM   #15
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I celebrated my 75th on 11/8. I got back in to riding after my wife passed away 4 years ago at the age of 61. In the past 3 1/2 years I have clocked just over 97,000 miles. If I ever get old I'll put the side car back on the little beemer, and take it from there.

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