Elliot Baso

8th. ave., Somerset East, South Africa

2010 / 12 / 17 10:29

‘My age is 75. I’m old, man. I’ve been riding for years - I used to deliver groceries for the shops and all that nonsense. So it’s been years. My son bought this bike for me. He’s in the baai. I’ve just been to the off-sales to buy myself a bottle. Now that I’m home I’m going to drink it, and sit still at home. I only get a bottle when I have money. When I don’t have money I also sit still at home! Ha ha! But this bike helps me, he helps me to town and back. He helps me like that. But I only cycle to town and so on. Not out of town - my legs don’t want to. When I was young I used to cycle to Cookhouse...’

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