The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 12, 1976 · Page 57
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 57

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, December 12, 1976
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C6 Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, December 12, 1976 9 GLAD This is our 13th Anniversary ! Thank you for your loyal patronage, Jane, Lisa, Maureen, Martha and Bethany continue their interested service and are looking forward to personally wishing you The Gold Coast Bicycle Tour' was held last Sunday, and columnist Ron Wiggins observed, 'Cyclists are much happier ignoring the scenery in a rolling pack of crazed hunchbacks than ignoring it in solitude.' Wiggins, who enjoys scenery, was alone most of the ride. Staff Photo by Ron Unduy 4 J? 609 Lake Ave. Lake Worth Mappy Holidays ANTIQUE SHOW '.mm 'minii iilMiiiM.' ilt , J 4 A K fS a- ...... i 4k . W & A , .Am a tV 'TTTv1 f ' - 11 ' AND SALE 3:1 f I '.ji"' . Wiggins From CI- Town & Country asks Do you DAp Tq BAp WEST PALM BEACH 1 AUDITORIUM PALM BEACH LAKES BLVD. 1 DECEMBER 16, 17, 18, 1976 1 Your Loveliness? Of course you do, especially in our evening shoes. 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D-l L ..,... vownivwn ni ruim uwn Danaoiino GREAT GIFT ALUE Sears '" SPECIAL VmfWV SS Key If ett Hours Monday thru Saturday QAT.F.T kx a u in i o (ax" vjl Toasty Warm Nightwear "That would be about 25 miles," he agreed, "but some people are just going the one-way to Fort Lauderdale and having someone meet them with a car." That meant I'd return by myself. I shrugged and pedaled easily with the wind pushing me along, waiting patiently for the reckoning. We went by upwards of a dozen golf courses, pumped up and over inlet bridges, saw flashes of ocean and waterway, all with little threat from auto traffic. Rick wore a dentist's mirror-type rearview mirror on a headband and called out traffic advisories. The group collected once again for a break at a Ranch House Restaurant at about 10:30 a.m. This was a brunch stop and I pulled over with the rest. "When do we get to Boca?" I asked. "We passed Boca 5 miles back," Rick said. "Aren't you coming to Fort Lauderdale? It's only another 19 miles." "Past Boca?" I asked, bewildered. "I missed the signs. Where are we?" "Deerfield Beach," he said. It was 30 miles back to West Palm Beach. I accepted another handful of Rick Mathes' bridge-mix restorative and headed north. You might notice this account ending abruptly right here. My reasons have to do with my pedaling 30 miles into the teeth of a gale and not wishing to share my feelings on that experience. Suffice to say, I limped into Currie Park at 1:50 p.m. and made some resolutions that will see me through the next decade. For a Beautiful Christmas TREE TRIMS DOOR PIECES CANDLES LIGHTS ARRANGEMENTS THE APPLE SHOP Delray Beach 298 N.E. 2nd AVE. Monday - Friday 4:00AM 7:00PM Saturday 4:00AM 10:30AM Sunday 4:00AM 12 Noon the Palm Beach POST and TIMES i f 1 i Reigning myself to solitude, I backed off the pace and enjoyed the scenery, something I can do on my Sekine because I have touring handlebars which allow a person to sit up and look around. "How far (pant) are they (pant)?" asked a female voice behind me. Passing me on her 10-speed was Tracey Levin, 15. "Pretty far," I said. "A mile or so." "I'm late," she said, passing me. "I'll never catch them." I sensed her disappointment, having observed already that cyclists are much happier ignoring the scenery in a rolling pack of crazed hunchbacks than ignoring it in solitude. We caught the pack or part of the pack, at least resting at an outdoor restaurant near Delray Beach. I pulled up, dismounted and shook out the kinks. About 15 cyclists milled about, drinking from their water bottles and chatting. A few stragglers who had left at 8:30 or so came up, including a couple on a tandem 10-speed. "Some water?" One of the men who had passed me offered a drink and I accepted gratefully. The temperature was a comfortable 75 but I had sweated a lot. My benefactor introduced himself as Hick Mathes. Earlier 1 had admired the luxuriant sheepskin sad-dlecover on his bike and told him so. "It's the most comfortable thing I've ever ridden on," Mathes said. He pulled a plastic bag of peanuts, yellow raisins and M&Ms out of his kit and offered me a handful. "When I ride, I have to eat every hour or so," he said. The combination of fruit, nuts and chocolate was so good that it was only with restraint that I did not pack my cheek pouches like a hamster. We hit the road. This time I was not alone. Tracey and Rick hung back with me, while the bulk of the riders raced south. Now it was nice because Rick and I could talk quite easily, he turning his head slightly to be heard. "Where do I turn back for the 25-mile loop?" I asked. "Boca?" r FOR CIRCULATION SERVICE PHONE 639-1450 Circulation Service Department Hours: SALE! Save On Our Assortment Of Girls' Robes, Sizes 3-14, Boys' Flannel Robes, Sizes 3-22 Sleepwear For Boys And Girls On Your List 63 lii'Hular 7e l $7. 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