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Weavin’ Steven

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  1. Hi folks. First-time e-bike buyer here; 64 years old, Daytona Beach, Florida; writer and copy editor, mostly retired. I did a lot of investigation into e-bikes for about four or five years. I gave it a lot of thought. In just the last two weeks, I did one heck of a “due diligence” before purchasing, and one of the key deciding factors for me (among others) was the size and vitality of the online communities of Sondors e-bike enthusiasts, and their expressed satisfaction with the product and the lifestyle. *** Now then…to the title of this post, well, here it is: my wife died suddenly almost three years ago. In a word…I did not take it well. Friends and family kept me alive. Since that day in 2017, I have sat staring at the wall. Something had to give. Now, salvation appears to be in the works with my purchase of a Sondors Fold-X. (Didn’t want to wait another whole month for a Fold-XS.) You see, I realized that if I am to survive even to the end of 2020, I’m going to have to do something about my health, and do it quickly. I used to be very healthy; now I look horrific. The antidote I desperately need is to be out in nature, exercise, and go to the beach every day. And my home of forty years sits directly on two 18-hole golf courses that see only moderate use; for thirty-seven years, I ran those courses twice every day, once at dawn and once at dusk. To me, they are two huge nicely landscaped parks where resides a piece of my soul. And I haven’t been out there since Kristina’s death. God talks to me when I’m out there, in the same way he does when I sit next to the waves at the beach. And we have a few things to hash out with each other. But now, I am physically unable to run; the doctors have all kinds of ideas about what they want to do about that; we’ll see. In the meantime, I’m going to get on my X and get back on the Road to Find Out. And so, I’ll thank you for being here. *** P.S. While I’m waiting, I’m looking into accessories. I’d be happy to hear any suggestions you may have as it relates to a cargo rack and making the tires puncture resistant. God bless.
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