Roller Spotlight – July 2016: Meet Alice

07/07/2016

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:

 

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