Posted by Ted Timmons (Contributor) on October 9th, 2017 at 11:36 am
We met Samantha Taylor during Steph Routh’s interview series. In it we learned why she isn’t commuting:
The most that I’ve ridden a bike was this summer when I had a GenZe bike. I have chronic pain, and I have arthritis. I know that there are other people out there with similar experiences. Having an e-bike allowed me to ride comfortably in a way that suited my body’s needs. It’s unfortunate that e-bikes are so expensive. Since I had to give mine back, I haven’t been riding.
Commenter B. Carfree proposed we help:
It looks like Samantha Taylor would ride a bike if she could afford an e-bike. I wonder if there are enough of us who read and comment here who would pitch in to a fund to buy her one.
So I started a collection. As of Monday morning we already have 11% of the target funds. Can you pitch in? If so, send the money to me at cash.me/$tedder (If you haven’t used cash.me, here’s a referral link that gets you $5. It sends me $5, which I’ll add to the collection too). Alternately you can send paypal to paypal.me/tedder42 or .. email me and we can figure out other methods.
If I don’t raise enough money, I’ll refund it all. In no way will I profit from this.
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