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The People You Meet

Postby jcabiles » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:56 am

Rode my bike to Bob Evans for breakfast this AM. As I sit down at the counter, this elderly gentleman looks at my helmet and asks what I'm riding. I reply a BMW, retired Police Bike. He says, I tested BMWs for the Motor Squad. Yeah Moto Cops like their Harley's.

Turns out the gentleman is a retired (early '90s) Fairfax Moto Policeman. He has three Beemers, a GS and RT and the third I don't recall. We had a nice chat about riding, group rides, covered bridges and the club (he's not a current member). Told him about the Bikes and Breakfast in Clifton.

We broke off our chat when our breakfast's arrived.

Maybe we'll see him at a Breakfast meeting or a rally.
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Re: The People You Meet

Postby JimVonBaden » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:19 pm

I always enjoy meeting people, especially when we have bikes in common!

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Re: The People You Meet

Postby bdimon » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:40 pm

Wow, is he still riding in his 90s? It gives me hope for my retired years.
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Re: The People You Meet

Postby Bicyclist » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:47 pm

bdimon wrote:Wow, is he still riding in his 90s? It gives me hope for my retired years.


He retired in the '90s ... 1990s. He's not 90. Probably retired when he was 50.
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