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Jim Montgomery - Fifty

Fifty. Can't believe I've been on this earth for 50 years but pumped a big chunk of those have been on two wheels. Forgive my music choice....I'm old...... #Whistler #DeerValley #SantaCruzBicycles

34 Comments

  • + 20
 Proof that people need to stop thinking of 50 as that old.
  • + 5
 Yeah I'm 54 and enjoying Downhill ! I feel great doing it after losing 2 1/2 stone and getting my boding well toned up !
  • + 4
 Nice work Jim!!! Proof that you don't get old if you don't quit! I'm 47 & still riding strong! Technology rules these days so I hope to keep going as long as possible! Ride To Live, Live To Ride!!! Cheers
  • + 4
 Hitting 49 this year and just learning to leave terra firma in prep for a trip to Whistler this year! Can't believe how many of us old fogeys are here on Pinkbike - it's inspiring. Let's keep it going gents!!
  • + 4
 Not bad for 50. In fact, you go bigger than me and I'm not even 30 yet haha! Sweet video man, and nice job editing.
  • + 2
 Thanks @brutaldroppin for the props......much appreciated!
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 @Twoplanker110: hey, awesome video. Don't take this the wrong way, but it's refreshing to see a video of guys only 2 or 3 times better than me instead of the usual stuff I could only dream about. I'm 41 now, maybe by 50 I'll be at your level.
  • + 3
 Very sick video and I liked the music choice! It's great to see our sport is still keeping people young. There's hope for me at 34 to have a rad life ahead. Keep riding!
  • + 2
 Great dude! I’m 48 and ride downhill with my 9 and 11 year old kids since years. We have such a good time in parks that hopefully never ends. Ok, not yet Wink
  • + 3
 Really cool video! I turn 50 in April. You just prove the point that old guys rule! Well done!
  • + 2
 You still got it!!!

I am 50 years old also and I just love this sport.

It will never get old.

Keep shredding and having fun.
www.pinkbike.com/video/464560
  • + 3
 Thanks @nocker.....really appreciate the kind words! You keep rippin as well!!!!!
  • + 1
 Super inspiring Jim! I'm turning the big 5-0 this year myself; fun to do the math and figure out exactly how many years we've had wheels underneath us. Keep shredding - age is but a number!

P.S. - nice Dylan track.Smile
  • + 1
 Hope to make it to Whistler by 50. I have 3 years to do it. And if I ride half as badass I’d be so stoked! Roding and smiling, smiling and riding. Thanks for the reminder, there are no old guys in helmets on two wheels!
  • + 3
 Most excellent edit, Johnny Utah. You make 50 look good. Street Youths got nothin on you, bro...
  • + 3
 @scottsecco thanks much for picking this for VOD......made my day!
  • + 3
 Absolutely ripping in cargo shorts....I love it
  • + 2
 Thanks for the kind words! Too funny on the shorts......they are actually 11 year old Spectrum Techwear MTB shorts that I didn't buy enough of and will wear until they rot off my body. Spectrum Techwear was a great gear company started by a super dude named Brad Walton. Thanks again and ride hard!
  • + 2
 @Twoplanker110: ooo ill have to check them out! keep on shredding my dude, shred till ya dead brother!
  • + 2
 there is something with the people of park city, somehow they never get old!!
  • + 1
 I wish I could say I didn't feel old, but I'm at least tryin' to fight it. I actually live in Boise, Idaho but you are correct in identifying a few of those ride places as being in Park City.....super rad place for sure! Thanks much!
  • + 4
 Truly inspirational.
  • + 2
 Loved it, bloody great. I'm 51 and still shredding, hopefully for a few more years too;
  • + 2
 Welcome to the club, If you get back to Whistler this summer, lets do some laps Smile
  • + 2
 Awesome riding Us old fogies need to stick together. Also goes to show you that age is a state of mind.
  • + 2
 Yeah man, now i'm 35 but when i'm 50 i just wanna let it hang like you. Ride on!
  • + 3
 Another great video brother!!!
  • + 3
 rippin! you're my new hero and role model!
  • + 2
 This is awesome!!! Great riding and Vid! Many more years of riding to come... keep rippin!!!!
  • + 2
 Really appreciate all the props folks. Here's to a great year of riding for everyone in 2018!
  • + 3
 Great video!!
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 $hit now I can't use being 40 as an excuse, I got to step it up !
  • + 3
 Yea dude! So rad
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 Awesome man

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