He obtained the information in 2018– the kind everyone fears hearing; the kind that totally transforms your life in a split second– cancer cells.
Michael LeCompt is a 59-year-old artist from Philly that’s been shaking the drums and also bass because the 80s.
His profession in songs started at 17, and also ever since he has actually created tunes, documents, and also also had a tune included on MTV in the 90s. His love for songs has actually brought him throughout the nation, betting numerous bands like Whitesnake, Poisonous Substance and also Cinderella. He’s also dipped into the Troubadour in Los Angeles, a popular place that has actually housed entertainers like Elton John, The Eagles and also Bob Dylan.
After years of seeking his music profession, Michael’s life was shaken up when his medical professionals located a huge growth that was later on identified as stage-four colon cancer cells.
” When I obtained identified, it was really frightening. I remained in the medical facility for a very long time as a result of an infection, and also I practically really did not make it,” he states.
Michael was scared since cancer cells had actually currently taken the lives of a few of his liked ones.
” I have actually had a great deal of individuals pass– my older sibling and also older sis,” he states.
Pictured Above (delegated right): Michael LeCompt, Michael Drumm and also Ed Bassmaster
Regardless of his medical diagnosis and also extreme therapy, LeCompt rejected to surrender on his songs or himself.
” I had a colostomy bag, however I still played …” he states. “It was really frightening, however I had a terrific medical professional and also I’m a fortunate individual– really fortunate.”
After 2 years of radiation treatment therapies and also radiation, Michael did the unimaginable– he defeated his cancer cells in January 2020.
” I was identified with cancer cells 2 years earlier– colon cancer cells, phase 4. I combated it. I’m cancer-free currently, and also dealing with myself,” he states.
Throughout his healing, LeCompt has actually striven to remain energetic however he was having a hard time to locate a task that really did not place excessive anxiety on his body. After that, destiny actioned in.
After playing in New Jacket in June, he fulfilled FLX staff member Mike Drumm. LeCompt was currently acquainted with the business after seeing video clips and also pictures online, however he was interested to get more information regarding electrical bikes.
As soon as Drumm listened to Michael’s motivational tale, he wished to do something unique for him. So, he bought and also talented LeCompt with his really own Babymaker Beta.
Initially, Michael really did not observe the bike’s abilities.
” I had not been certain what was happening with this bike since it resembled a routine bike to me,” he states.
Yet after that he discovered it was electrical, and also it was video game over.
” I such as that it passes itself,” he states.
Michael currently frequently flights his FLX eBike to his regular programs, and also around the island.
” I’ll ride this entire island– 5 miles, 10 miles,” he states. “I’ll do that backward and forward. You arrive faster than automobiles down right here since individuals need to quit at lights.”
LeCompt’s love for his eBike has actually additionally resulted in him advertising it on and also off phase.
” I’m discussing the bike regularly. I’m constantly riding it and also individuals are inquiring about it …” he states. “I simply advertised it to my close friend, Ed Bassmaster (social media sites feeling). He rode it.”
He thinks the style of the FLX Babymaker establishes it besides various other brand names.
” FLX.Bike is where it goes to,” he states. “This is an ingenious bike– there are a great deal of bikes around currently, however I feel this is the coolest bike since the electric motors are concealed, individuals actually do not understand. There are bikes that are quite large, and also they resemble electrical bikes– this does not resemble an electric bike.”
Catch Michael riding to programs around Wildwood on his Babymaker.
” I have my drummer and also bass gamer turning up to our jobs riding Harley’s. I’m bring up with the Babymaker,” he states.
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