BY DEBORAH SALOMON: FEATURE WRITER
Some men of a certain age ditch the sedan for a little red convertible. Others run a tab on the golf cart.
Ed Peele, an already super-fit 54-year-old Southern Pines resident, decided to pedal his way into a new career as the Ride Peddler. His vehicle — a shiny green pedicab.
Green’s the right color for this tin lizzie — no gas, no emissions, breeze-cooled, aerobically powered, made-in-the U.S.A. Pedicabs ferried guests to the premiere of Al Gore’s pro-earth film “An Inconvenient Truth.” Green is also the color associated with Pinehurst and Southern Pines
“Everybody just smiles and waves when we go by,” Peele says.
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