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Bicyclist Bob Motors On

What goes around comes around.

Bob Mueller is back on his bike – but not the motorized one he made when he was 13 years old.

At 84, Mueller rides nine miles every other day in order to keep himself fit.

"I like to go early in the morning," he said. "Less traffic, less wind, and in the summer it is cooler."

He does the Hill Climb at Oregon Trail Days in July. It is a 1.6 mile hill climb to the top of the Scottsbluff National Monument. He has been the only participant in the 70 and over age category.

"I am the oldest one that does it," he said. "It is a grueling 1.6 mile,s takes me twice as long...

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