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Old 11-09-2019, 07:13 PM
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Oldest on two wheels?

I was 81 last August, and still riding on two wheels (79 XS11 standard). Am I now the oldest member still riding without "training wheels", sidecar or trike?
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Old 11-09-2019, 10:00 PM
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Not sure if you are the oldest, Rover, but good on you! Way to go! Looks like most of us have a target to aim for.
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Old 11-10-2019, 07:27 AM
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I was 81 last August, and still riding on two wheels (79 XS11 standard). Am I now the oldest member still riding without "training wheels", sidecar or trike?
You have me beat. I will be 64 in a month.
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Old 11-10-2019, 09:40 AM
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I was 81 last August, and still riding on two wheels (79 XS11 standard). Am I now the oldest member still riding without "training wheels", sidecar or trike?
Well done Rover,
You give the rest of us hope that we still have some years left to ride. You may well be the oldest still riding an XS11

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Old 11-12-2019, 02:50 PM
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"81" .... God Bless You. I thought I was old, but you were a grown-up (at least by years) when I was born. I hope I can say that I am still riding if I am lucky enough to still be around (and know who I am) at 81'. Never stop!
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Old 11-13-2019, 08:12 PM
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Yes !

I am inspired. I love riding my XS11, just sorry there ia a foot of snow on the ground now.

Thanks for posting and keeping the dream alive

Brian
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Old 11-13-2019, 09:05 PM
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The last issue of Motorcycle Classics has an interesting letter to the editor with two photos. The first one is from 70 years ago shows a very young man on his brand new Indian. The 2nd photo is the same man 70 years later on his brand new Royal Enfield 650 twin! I think he's about 85. Good!
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Old 11-23-2019, 12:36 PM
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I tip my hat to you sir! At 66 I have some riding to look forward to. Keep on Riding, Rover!
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