Hot Tubs and Motorcycles


| 12/18/2011 10:25:44 PM


Tags: Living better on less energy, sun powered hot tub, Craig Vetter,

Living Better on Less Energy: Hot Tubs and Motorcycles 

The other evening, over a pizza, I was telling a fellow MOTHER EARTH NEWS reader about some wonderful hot tub inventions I had made years ago. He only knew me as a motorcycle designer. What would be the connection between motorcycles and hot tubs, he wondered.  

Simple… It is all about living better with less energy. 

I thought you might like to hear the story, too.  

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It begins in Illinois in the summer of 1976 when I was recovering from an awful motorcycle road race crash at Road Atlanta, Georgia. I had broken my pelvis and was in a lot of pain. As winter approached, it hurt even more. I had heard about the therapeutic effects of natural hot springs so, when Carol and I visited our friends in Seattle, they took us to a remote, mud hole hot springs in the mountains above Seattle:






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