When Anja Petersen (name changed) explored the area in the north of Hamburg by bike earlier at the weekend, husband Andreas usually stayed at home. Most recently, the 65-year-old came along less and less, also because his health was not good: five bypasses due to constricted coronary arteries, blood pressure too high, and a painful hip. "For Andreas, cycling was usually too strenuous. We didn't get around enough cycling for his taste," says the teacher. Last summer, her husband tested a friend's e-bike - and a little later bought one himself. Since then, the couple has often cycled through the area together. Leisure time for two is fun again, and Andreas' heart is better too.
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