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#1 2013-01-27 8:54am

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Found this funny article, dudes over 60 racing bmx bikes!!

http://www.tulsaworld.com/articleimages/2013/20130127_Sonner_nationals_B.jpg

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article. … TLIN373592


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#2 2013-01-27 8:56am

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Nice smile Hope I can do that in the next 20-25 years

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#3 2013-01-27 9:08am

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Us grey hairs gotta ride to! big_smile


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#4 2013-01-27 9:19am

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#5 2013-01-27 9:24am

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The "age" record for a National event win was set at Louisville last year by Phares Parson of Georgia at age 78.

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#6 2013-01-27 9:32am

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That's awesome, gives hope to us all!big_smile


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#7 2013-01-27 9:34am

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i'm staying hopeful i'll be on a track one day in the future. hopefully i'll get to race jdb.

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#8 2013-01-27 9:35am

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awesome, age is just a number.  Reminds me of one of my all time heros, Bananna George!


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#9 2013-01-27 10:12am

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Never too old to ride a bike. smile

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#10 2013-01-27 10:36am

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40 is the new 13 , when it comes to BMX.

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#11 2013-01-27 1:22pm

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If you're in good shape and can handle it then, why not?!?  I figure I'll only be too old when I'm dead.  Until then, lets ride!cool


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#12 2013-01-27 1:29pm

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There is a guy who races nationals who is 78.

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#13 2013-01-27 1:54pm

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That's awesome!


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#14 2013-01-27 9:00pm

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Great post . . .your only  truly as old as you feel ! big_smile


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#15 2013-01-27 9:36pm

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Very inspirational! cool Wish we had a indoor track around here for winter time! Hurry up spring!!


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#16 2013-01-28 5:31am

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Phares is one cool dude.  I met up with him several years back at a Dixieland Nationals BMX show in Atlanta.  He said he started racing at 50!!!yikes

Gave me some awesome inspiration.

John De Bruin wrote:

The "age" record for a National event win was set at Louisville last year by Phares Parson of Georgia at age 78.


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