“Your excellent service and level of care was the motivation to create this”
Bicycle Health Patient and creator of this artwork.
“The name Bicycle Health is a good metaphor for recovery,” Ankit describes. Ankit learned how to ride a bike as a child, and it’s a skill that has stayed with him, and will stay with him for the rest of his life. And that’s what recovery is for many people—a new skill that you learn, use, and that stays with you throughout your life. Relapse is part of recovery, just like falling off a bike is part of riding… but after falling off a bike, you can hop back on really quickly, just like you can with recovery.
When Ankit initially started Bicycle Health, he’d given up his car and was riding his bike everywhere—to meet friends, to buy groceries—and he describes the feeling of wind in his hair, the feeling of freedom, being able to go places really easily. And these are the things we want for our patients—agency, to be free.