When will you quit ?

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by kingrollo, 14 Nov 2017.

  1. kingrollo

    kingrollo Über Member

    I thought I would give up cycling at 40 - then 50 ....Im still pedalling at 54 years of age ! - probably enjoying it more than ever....

    So when do you plan to call it a day ?
  2. byegad

    byegad Guru

    NE England
    When I physically can't ride the trikes. I'm 66 and have had a bad year health-wise, but am slowly getting back out on the trike! I plan to ride until I can't. As simple as that.
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  3. When my average speed drops below 25mph.
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  4. PK99

    PK99 Guru

    I started in my late 40s
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  5. QFour

    QFour Regular

    First recumbent at 66 so a few years left yet.
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  6. GrumpyGregry

    GrumpyGregry Here for rides.

    I don't plan to quit, but I desperately need to find a way to up my monthly mileage before it appears that I have quit by default.
  7. When I get carried out the front door in a box..............
  8. arch684

    arch684 Veteran

    I'm giving up when my average speed gets to 25,could be awhile
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  9. Rickshaw Phil

    Rickshaw Phil Overconfidentii Vulgaris Moderator

    It never occurred to me that wanting to quit was an option.:unsure:
  10. petek

    petek Über Member

    East Coast UK
    I'm 65 and been on a bike since I needed stabilisers.
    When the day comes, as come it will; that I can't cock my leg over the crossbar.
    Then I'll buy a step-through.
  11. Rooster1

    Rooster1 I was right about that saddle

    I plan to buy more expensive bikes each year in an attempt to counteract my physical deterioration as I get older. By my calculations I should be minted by the time i'm 70 and I will finally be able to afford a Pinarello by then.
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  12. screenman

    screenman Legendary Member

    If I had a pound for every cyclist I have known who say they will never quit and have, then I would be as rich as Markymark
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  13. screenman

    screenman Legendary Member

    Are you only 12 now?
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  14. Like Jeanne Calment, on my one hundredth birthday
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  15. spen666

    spen666 Guru

    Then I would be richer than I am now
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