Fifty Plus (50+) - A Special bike for a Special little boy
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A friend of mine has a special needs grandson. He is a sweet little boy and loves it when his grandpa pushes him in a jogging stroller. When I was making my tadpole my friend said he would like to buy or build a special bike he could ride his grandson on. Over the weekend my wife went to a community yard sale and found a Duet bicycle, which is made just for this need. It was in great shape. The lady said her daughter had outgrown it. It had 3 flat tires and looked like it hadn't been used much. She came home and we told my friend who went straight over and bought it. He sent me these pictures today of his Grandson on it. It made my day and my wifes. An added bonus is he got a great deal on it too.
That's a great bike. My only suggestion would be helmets for both rider and passenger (having suffered head injury myself).
03-31-08, 07:05 PM
What a wonderful opportunity. It looks very well built. I'm thrilled to hear about this.
03-31-08, 07:08 PM
03-31-08, 07:09 PM
What a wonderful find. I'm sure he's going to get a lot of enjoyment out of it.
03-31-08, 07:13 PM
Good work, Ro. You did a good thing this week.
What a wonderful bargain! That little boy looks so happy. Thanks for sharing such a heartwarming story with us.
03-31-08, 08:13 PM
I am amazed that such a specialized item was found at a garage sale. Great job. There certainly all sorts of bicycles and this is just one more wonderful reason that bikes are great.
03-31-08, 08:37 PM
When I was making my tadpole my friend said he would like to buy or build a special bike he could ride his grandson on. Over the weekend my wife went to a community yard sale and found a Duet bicycle, which is made just for this need.
God works in strange ways. :p
03-31-08, 08:42 PM
That is awesome!!!!!!
But PLEASE ask them to at least put a lid on the kids head.
Very Cool. Do you think or know if he will ever graduate to one of those cycles you pedal with your arms/hands? I forget what you call 'em, but maybe he'll get a 3-wheel model.
Well, this one is good for fresh air and sun, yes?
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