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I think it has more to do with your physical health, than it does with age.

This young gentleman from Nova Scotia is only 100 y/o now.

 

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Probably never, but my wife has asked me to no-longer ride in the snow and I'm only 59. I'll ride as long as I can physically do so, after that it'll be my horse.

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Bought the '93 with only 44k miles on it three years ago, it ought to last a very good many years still. At age 62 and good health I kinda figure when I'm ready to retire from riding the '93 will be ready to retire, too... :D

Then again, it's a GoldWing, could very well outlast ME!
 

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I think my mind will go before the rest of me, hope I'm somewhere safe when it does.
 

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My hips and back have got arthritis to the point where riding is no longer enjoyable, I will be selling the trike in the spring so I guess for me the answer is 63.
 

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I'm 75 next month and I love to ride my motorbikes. I have severe rheumatoid arthritis which is attacking my joints and muscle. I'm sure I'll be unable to ride one of these days but right now I can so I will 'til some shithead in a car texting hits me or the arthritis puts me in a wheelchair.
 

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tlbranth, my wife has rheumatoid arthritis and we can only take rides on good days, 150 miles for her and she is pretty much done ridding for awhile. I'm 71 and have arthritis in my right thumb, from playing Guitar all my life, it hurts like hell I would not want it all over. Any way I used to drag her to the coast from here about 150 miles away then stay the night and head home the next afternoon, she would be almost crying on the back of the bike all the way home. I don't do that anymore. Also we have to pick nice weather not to hot and not to cold. If I want a long ride I go with friend's or go alone. Hay I woke up on the top of the grass that's a good day!
 

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I'll turn 78 this summer and hope to have a great ride season. I also think I will sell my bike when I turn 80..... and start flying. It's much safer, you don't have to put your foot down when the airplane comes to a stop.:geek:
 

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Wow, interesting perspectives.....I am 59, on the downhill slide to 60......I still plat basketball, volleyball, and work in the trades. As in climbing scaffolding, lug heavy items, and generally get after it. Having said all that, I know it is just one event away from reality kicking in.....I have arthritis and have had it for years. But the glucosamine/chondrotin have kept it under control for at least 23 years....now the Tumeric is doing a good job of pain relief. A body in motion tends to stay in motion.....
New rider, old athlete, hoping for at least 10 years.

Kevin
 
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