“Cycling saved my life”, says Queen’s Brian May| road.cc
The legendary guitarist clearly likes to ride his bicycle, saying cycling saved his life after a heart attack.
May needed surgery last year, but believes cycling has given him a new lease of life after the operation: “It really saved me,” he told Kerry Ellis on her Keep Calm and Kerry On podcast.
“When I’m in pain, which I was a lot, getting on the bike makes you feel human again. I’m finding life hard right now, this whole lockdown thing – I find the physical stuff is what gets me through.”
May also revealed that he thinks his heart attack could have been brought on by COVID-19, believing that he likely caught the virus while Queen were touring in early 2020, and that gardening was another pastime that helped him through lockdown: