Greg LyttonGranny Gear

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I'm 54 and I feel the same as the other old guys. I don't fear the ride. I don't even fear the wreck. I fear the friggin' recovery from the wreck. While you don't always break bones in a wreck, when you do at our age it's a much longer healing process it seems. That's…
54 here. The only time I think I'm getting too old is: 1. Beginning of season when you are getting back into top shape. Around here it's March and 2. When you wreck. Man it takes awhile for a broke bone to heal as you get older. Only a finger this year thank goodness. I…
Great article Greg. The older I get (54 now) the more I understand and appreciate this subject. I understand it so well I just got a 2018 Trek Fuel EX 8 27.5+ last week! Gotta enjoy the now....
Greg Greg Greg. This is Greg! Dude I'm now 55 and ride around 10 miles of single track 5x/wk. I'm a big 250 lb guy and the 29+ Stache I ride is perfect with my 3.0 tires. I'm not fast (8.5 mph avg) and whatever I give up i gain back in the rocks with…
Greg Lytton   on Jan 13, 2017
commented on It's OK that You're Slow
 
Great article. I've always been a bit slower than other guys but at 54 so what. Number one is to get rid of Strava. I use map my ride and keep my account private so it's only me who sees the dismal times. I too have a 4.5 mile section of trail I use as…
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