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Published on May 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Lady in Her “Very Late ’70s” Still Bicycling, and Loving It {VIDEOS}


Here’s another great biking story. I covered and shared a video of perhaps the oldest living bicyclist in the world, Octavio Orduno, who bikes nearly every day at the age of 103, a couple months ago. Now, here’s another great one of an “aging” cyclist.

Lucette Gilbert, in the video above may have a ways to go to catch up to Octavio, since she’s only in her “very late ’70s”, but it’s still great to see someone biking at such an age.

Furthermore, she does an excellent job of expressing many of the benefits of bicycling in this very short video.

You can read more about Lucette on the Streetfilms page.

h/t TreeHugger

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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