Hand Cycle Stolen
Ryan Nicoles, 29, of Costa Mesa is a paraplegic.
Eight years ago, Nicoles was involved in an accident and broke his neck, so to get cardiovascular exercise, he purchased a $3,000 hand cycle.
Nicoles tells Bogey that he liked having the hand cycle so he could not only get cardiovascular exercise, but so that he could get out and maintain a speed of a bicycle and keep up with friends.
That all came to a halt last November when the hand cycle was stolen from Nicoles' parking garage.
"I had a hand cycle changed to (a) poll, and I came back one day and it was stolen," Nicoles said.
He tried locating the unit but had no luck.
"It's been a little frustrating. I really want to be able to get out there. And cross train for my wheel chair rugby," he said. "I want to be able to go out and enjoy the sun."
The manufacturer of the hand cycle told CBS 2 News that there are only five such cycles in Southern California.
"I just wanted it returned, whether it's them in person or whether they can drop it off somewhere."
If you've seen Ryan Nicoles' hand cycle, let Bogey know by calling (877) Hi-Bogey. No questions asked.
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