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Old 12-22-2009, 07:10 PM   #46
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Mr Ak- Hats off to you, Brother. Being married to the same gal for 58 years is as rare as breasts on a snake these days. My compliments to the both of you.
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:16 PM   #47
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as far as defineing old, yeah, don't worry you guys are old
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:24 PM   #48
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I will be 70 on my next birthday. Rode my R1200GS on a solo round trip to the Arctic Circle from Indianapolis in June, 9254 miles in 15 days. Started riding on my 65th birthday and now have over 55,000 miles all on BMW's. Own my own business and work every day.
That many miles ,600 plus a day would be a bummer for a lot of younger folks including me :0)
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Old 12-22-2009, 07:26 PM   #49
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Mr Ak- Hats off to you, Brother. Being married to the same gal for 58 years is as rare as breasts on a snake these days. My compliments to the both of you.
Thanks Dickosaurus, believe me its only because I have a great understanding wife!
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Old 12-22-2009, 08:24 PM   #50
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I'll be 63 in a few weeks and I can't imagine not riding anymore. The year I turned 60 I took solo rides to Cabo and Alaska. When I got home from a breakfast ride to an old mining town on Sunday morning I told my wife "I just love this shit."
Have any trouble on your cabo trip??

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Old 12-22-2009, 08:34 PM   #51
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Did I already post a response to this...?
Bless you uncle ernie...
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Old 12-22-2009, 08:36 PM   #52
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Mr Ak- Hats off to you, Brother. Being married to the same gal for 58 years is as rare as breasts on a snake these days. My compliments to the both of you.
great quote from Gus a lot to be learned from it >>
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Old 12-23-2009, 04:40 PM   #53
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Well figured I ought to post pretty soon before I turn 71 in 9 weeks, else you all would think I was old...

Old....Nah...just some parts take a bit longer to wake up in the morning, and working on a bike all bent doesn't allow enough time between the bike and the tool box to tell the back to straighten up all the way.

I have 6 bikes I still actively ride:

KLR 705...with lots of mods...
Aprilia CapoNord...turned up 20% in HP with TKC80
Aprilia Futura,,,,for when I want to get there quick
Aprilia Falco. (a blue one and a red one...never made up my mind wich I was going to sell, but it is pretty funny to pull into a mountain bike stop, wearing full leathers, and scuffed up knee slider, and pull my helmet off
Beta 525RR...the dirt gorrilla like a KTM on steroids...this bike should really find a new home before I really get hurt...it just like to be in the air.

My young Thai wife ask me every year..."You going to sell some of those bikes?" I told her when she can beat me on one of my bikes I'll sell it. (Think I'm good for another 20 years.
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Old 12-23-2009, 05:24 PM   #54
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^^^ You're my new hero. Really.
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Old 12-23-2009, 05:39 PM   #55
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I've been old and I don't recommend it. I'm younger than that now.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:07 PM   #56
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Made it to 63 this month with 49 years of riding. I'd guess I average somewhere around 10k miles a year on the bikes. And I hope to keep it up 'til my last day.
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:43 PM   #57
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Math???

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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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Perhaps you may wish to check your math....
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:54 PM   #58
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I'm rolling up 46. BUT I appreciate it if everyone used

Font this big 'cause it's easier for me to read.

Everything else looks like this to me now...
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:56 PM   #59
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73 is not OLD!!!!!

I don't feel a bit old at 73,, I ride a 07 fjr,, and a KLX 250s, the klx is a bit of a chore getting on, but that is because of a 30" inseam not age,, Keep riding forget about age....
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Old 12-24-2009, 06:46 AM   #60
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Not me, but the chap who taught me bike spannering was still riding 40K+ miles a year and riding all year round well into his late 60s.
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