Roller Spotlight – July 2016: Meet Alice


Each month we highlight one of our Golden Rollers with a photo and short interview. Our conversations explore personal histories and address how staying active has benefitted their health and well-being as they grow older.. This month we meet Alice Chang.

Name: Alice Chang

Age: 65

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan

Bike Experience: Never rode bikes when younger. The Golden Rollers trikes are her first serious encounter with cycling.


Golden Rollers: “Did you have a bike while growing up?


Alice Chang: “No, no, I don’t know how to ride… I tried, but I was so afraid, I never… “


GR: “Why did you move to Austin?”


AC: “My son went to UT-Austin. And we like Austin because they have lots of things we can do.  A lot of activities, events, or whatever. I love it.”  


GR: “Were you kind of nervous to ride the tricycles, because you never rode before?”


AC: “But this is different! This is 3 wheels!”


GR:  “A little more stable?”


AC:  “Yes! I love it. And I hope we continue another season.”


GR:  “Was it hard at all [to ride]?”


AC:  “No, for me it was very easy.”   

Listen to the full interview here: