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Old 09-10-17, 02:12 PM
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All that touring is paying off!

Well.. not financially

But, it has allowed me to be part of a new initiative at work. Article here:

https://mennoplace.ca/news/duetbike/
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Great article.
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Thanks.

It's kind of cool to think that even someone in a care setting can enjoy the freedom of cycling.
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Originally Posted by Happy Feet
Thanks.

It's kind of cool to think that even someone in a care setting can enjoy the freedom of cycling.
Dale,
A great concept, and you should be very proud for making it happen.
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Originally Posted by Happy Feet
Thanks.

It's kind of cool to think that even someone in a care setting can enjoy the freedom of cycling.
It is a great idea. Few years ago a man rode across the US giving handicapped folks a ride on a tandem, stoker in front style. I can't find the TV info at the moment.

Good work, Dale.

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PS Found it: https://joytripproject.com/2011/take-...cross-america/

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Originally Posted by Happy Feet
Well.. not financially

But, it has allowed me to be part of a new initiative at work. Article here:

https://mennoplace.ca/news/duetbike/
Fantastic read! Keep us updated!

Pebs
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Originally Posted by bradtx
It is a great idea. Few years ago a man rode across the US giving handicapped folks a ride on a tandem, stoker in front style. I can't find the TV info at the moment.

Good work, Dale.

Brad

PS Found it: https://joytripproject.com/2011/take-...cross-america/
This is an update about it. Still 2011 but regarding the recognition he received.

?Take a Seat: Sharing a Ride Across America? bicycling documentary takes awards Biking Bis
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Cool story!

I've done an organized bike ride in Ontario the past two years, and both years there has been a two person setup with a father pulling his disabled adult son on a custom fab job. Very inspiring, and glad to see a solution that got the son out and enjoying the outdoors, like your bikes
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Awesome deal. On local bike path I see some tandems with blind stoker. Weird that most non-"handicapped" folks choose to stay indoors all the time now. In recent times that would have been considered cruel & unusual punishment.
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