A Quebec man isn’t letting his visual impairment stop him from delivering meals to low-income seniors, thanks to a bicycle built for two.
Andre Beaudoin, 66, supplies pedal power while his fellow Meals-on-Wheels volunteer Anick Bergeron steers their tandem delivery bike around Montreal.
“I really enjoy it. I feel the wind, the speed of the bike and all that,” Beaudoin told CTV News.
Anick said the pair almost fell off the bike the first time they tried it, but they no longer have any trouble maintaining balance.
Beaudoin says some of the seniors he serves seem surprised when they first realize he can’t see. “So what?” he says. “We can do this.”
The retired computer programmer says the volunteer work is his way of giving back after he received help while growing up.
Beaudoin recalls volunteers reading books to him at school, allowing him to learn before technology made …