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Cover Story - September 5, 2018

Just ride!

Local cyclists re-create strenuous Irish ride for 87-year-old fellow rider

by Barbara Wood

Some things that haven't changed about Shaun Brennan in the more than 60 years since he emigrated from Dublin, Ireland: the Celtic lilt in his voice, the love he has for his beautiful wife Bernie, the ability to transform random strangers into loyal friends, and the unquenchable desire to pass every other cyclist going up that hill.

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5 people like this
Posted by Millo Fenzi
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Sep 4, 2018 at 1:02 pm

Well done Barbara! You exactly captured the wit, charm and humility that make Shaun such a special and wonderful friend.


5 people like this
Posted by Woodside resident
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Hills
on Sep 4, 2018 at 3:52 pm

Woodside is such a pleasant place to bicycle, with pretty quiet roads, away from all the speeding, polluting, noisy cars a few miles away in Silicon Valley.


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Posted by So great
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Sep 5, 2018 at 2:39 pm

Well done!


2 people like this
Posted by Bruce Matheson
a resident of Woodside: other
on Sep 6, 2018 at 10:11 am

What a well written and uplifting article! This gentleman should be an inspiration to us all.


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