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You're as old as you feel - just ask Albert, Peter, Liz and other not so oldies

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 08:33 UK time, Monday, 20 July 2009

Albert Wiggins, courtesy Eye ImageryAlbert Wiggins, 80, from Ruabon, Wrexham, is to receive a certificate for his "dedication to motorbike trials" at the Motorbike Show in Llangollen next month, after returning to the sport he gave up in is 40s.

He has spent the last 18 months building his own classic bike and and is now ready to compete in motorbike trials, he tells the Daily Post.

Albert's the latest in a line of people who have made the headlines recently proving age should be no barrier, just like Peter Hazel, 70, from Glyn Ceiriog who is currently taking a well earned rest after walking from John O'Groats to Land's End.

Throughout July, BBC Four has been running the series, Grey Expectations, which included so-called national treasure, actress Liz Smith, aka Nana from the Royle Family, taking her first 'proper' holiday at the age of 87.

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