Living with Oxygen Therapy - Inspirational Stories and Images - Part 2

As long as you want to keep doing the things you love, where there's a will, there's a way! We have put together inspiring oxygen stories and images directly from our customers. The stories include riding on a Harley Davidson with a Respironics EverGo on the countryside to enjoying a rollercoaster at Disneyland or swimming with a portable concentrator.

Using a portable oxygen concentrator is like giving you the gift of health and freedom once again. They require no refills as oxygen tanks do, and as long as you have charged up batteries, you can go virtually anywhere, and no all the things you could before.

Get inspired as these real-life oxygen users share their personal stories; they are just a few people who haven't let the need for oxygen therapy interrupt their lives. Here are oxygen therapy users sharing their inspirational oxygen stories and pictures.

View our first post on Inspirational Oxygen Stories.

Annette Riding her Harley Deuce with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Annette was riding her Harley Davidson Deuce with a Respironics EverGo portable oxygen concentrator. Here she is in enjoying the view during her motorcycle ride through the countryside of Ohio. We've seen quite a few people riding with oxygen as passengers or on trikes but never by themselves on a two-wheel motorcycle!

Annette riding her Harley Davidson Deuce on 5 liters of oxygen with the Respironics EverGo

Annette riding her Harley Davidson Deuce on 5 liters of oxygen with the Respironics EverGo

Annette riding her Harley Davidson Deuce on 5 liters of oxygen with the Respironics EverGo

Annette riding her Harley Davidson Deuce on 5 liters of oxygen with the Respironics EverGo

David on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disney World

David was riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller-coaster at Disneyland in Anaheim with his two grandkids. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is an indoor/outdoor train roller coaster located at Disneyland Park in California. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is also the name of the fictional rail line the roller coaster depicts.

David on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disney World.

Roxlyn Swimming with a High flow Liquid Portable Concentrator

Roxlyn was swimming with a high flow liquid portable oxygen concentrator. Swimming is a physically beneficial form of exercise but can be difficult for people who require oxygen therapy. By pulling a floatable device behind her, she can perform her swimming exercises while using her mobile oxygen concentrator.

Roxlyn swimming with a High flow Liquid Oxygen Portable

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Updated: July 8, 2019
Published: March 19, 2015

About Scott Ridl: Scott joined American Medical Sales and Rentals in 2008 as a Web Manager and Content Writer. He is a writer and designer. He is extensively trained on oxygen therapy products from leading manufacturers such as Inogen, Respironics, Chart, Invacare, ResMed and more. Scott works closely with respiratory therapists and oxygen specialists to educate the community about oxygen therapy products, COPD, asthma and lung diseases. He writes weekly columns and is passionate about educating the community on oxygen therapy and respiratory issues.

8 thoughts on “Living with Oxygen Therapy - Inspirational Stories and Images - Part 2”

  • Alan Laboss

    Reading the portion of this advertisement with the individual enjoying her motorcycle while being adapted to breathing with a portable concentrator is very inspirational.
    My question is I ride a Harley Davidson which has a strong vibration going through it ,is a strong constant vibration an issue for a portable concentrator to function safe enough for me to be confident and enjoy my motorcycle again ?

    • Ed Rodgers

      Hi Alan,

      You should be fine if you have it in a pack on you. The vibration should not affect the function of the concentrator. Just have it in pack on you back or side, just not in a saddle bag or on the cycle where the vibrations are greatest. Happy riding and send us a pic!

      All the best.

  • C.j. smith

    Been riding my harley for 2 years now using my inogen g3 works great and I can even plug it in to charge when I am riding

    • Ed Rodgers

      Love it! The whole design of these machines is to be free of tanks and be able to enjoy life. Sounds like you are taking 2 scoops of life and enjoying every minute. Thanks for the comment.

  • Larry

    Ive got sever COPD stage 4. I'm 65 and have been on O2 4 years now. It's very hard for me to back my bike up as I have flair ups with anything that is strenuous. But once I'm riding with my simply go concentrator I'm a happy guy.

    I'm planning a trip from here in Florida to Up State NY and back in April 2020. Never Give up. I've used m4 size oxygen tanks before I got my concentrator. I'll probably take 2 tanks with me to NY just for back up, as I CANT be without. God Bless all of you.

    • Scott Ridl

      Thank you so much for sharing your story with us. We are so excited to hear of your trip and we would love it if you would share some pictures with us? Thanks again and have a wonderful time!




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