Photo of the Day: Living Life in the Bike Lane

You're never too old for two wheels.
"I saw 'Easy Rider' when it came out in 1969, and I've been on wheels ever since." (Photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
Mar 24, 2011· 0 MIN READ
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After running laps around the sun for 103 years, most folks would feel they'd put in enough exercise for one lifetime and ride out their remaining seasons on the pine.

Not Octavio Orduño.

Despite earning the right to hang up his cleats long ago, the centenarian holds fast to a 40-year-old cycling routine, cruising the city streets of Long Beach, California, from shore to farmers markets to park and everywhere in between.

Eyesight waning, balance shaky, Orduno finds the get-up-and-go to keep pedals turning.

"It keeps me going," he said, "and it's better than sitting in the den all day watching cars go by."