Dr. Ben in Colorado
Dear Golden Eagle staff,
My name is Ben and I bought one of your power units a couple of years ago. Since then I have had a heart attack and I’m also a polio survivor. With weakness in the quads of the right and hamstrings on the left (legs), I thought for a long time I would never be able to ride my “Putt” again. Last week I mentioned it to my Post Polio and cardiologist physicians that I had a power-assisted Trek OCLV (carbon fiber) bike and would like to ride it again. I got a resounding “go for it” from both and with some nice weather; I’ve ridden it every day since.
This has to be one of the greatest joys of my retirement and had it not been for your very well-designed bike powerplant, I would be spending most of my afternoons just watching TV. Thanks for giving me another shot at the “good life.” (The image is my bride of 30 years–she loves it too, but spends most of her fun time chasing grand children; I just ride off into the sunset and everyone wonders “do you think grandfather will ever come back?)…Thanks everyone!
Dr. Ben M. (retired aerospace)