What will you be doing at 86…..?


86 year old Russ Travers

Click here for a short video-clip: ab.co/15Zm7xI


About Frank Burns

Looking for the extraordinary in the commonplace………taking the road less travelled……..striving for the ‘faculty of making happy chance discoveries’ in unremarkable circumstances. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on February 25, 2015, in Miscellany and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. Hopefully the same thing as that fella right there!

  2. Gosh, that is so inspiring. I agree with his comment on addiction. I plan on riding as long as I have breath. Thanks for the video!

  3. Great video!

    I once met an 80 year old Englishman travelling solo across Canada on his bike. His wife passed away the year before and he said he needed something to do. I don’t know if he made it but he has been an inspiration ever since.

    Let’s hope we are able at that age.

  4. What a wonderful inspiration. In my suburb ( which is very hilly ) there is a gentleman of 80 plus who power walks every single day come rain or shine…. he is slim and trim and in excellent shape. He makes me feel guilty when I drive past him after skipping a cycle because it was raining. We have a lot still to learn from the elderly!

  5. See my post on my training plan!!

  6. Reblogged this on Nothing Adventured and commented:
    I get very inspired by these stories. God willing, this will be me.

  7. Thank you Frank for sharing this story. I am inspired to do more as a result of watching this. My dad’s saying was “use it or lose it” which referred to muscle use. So right. P

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