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Monday, May 21, 2007

Nana's Got a Brand New Pinarello

Here's a heart-warming story about a 76-year-old bike commuter who puts way more mileage on her bike than you do. (Of course if you drink and smoke and eat hamburgers as much as we do, it's a terrifying story.) Lindy Millington has toured from Montana to Alaska, from Green Bay to Burlington, and just about everywhere you can ride a bike in Vermont.

Millington competes with one of her sons to rack up at least 2,000 biking miles each year.

For all you alienated office workers everywhere, here's the moral of the story: When you retire, the world becomes your commute.

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