Is this where we want to redraw the line?
'Anything I could do when young and healthy I should be allowed to do in the same place with motor assistance.'
Yeah, I don't think I'd want to do some of those things in the past with youthful ignorance. But I am all for e-Bikes. I'm still pedaling, but someday probably will need the e-assistance. I have a buddy (near 50 yo) in our road bike group that developed a heart condition that no longer allowed him to join our rides. His solution was to buy a very nice e-assisted road bike. Obviously he doesn't ride with us like a jerk, but now can and does join for the regularly scheduled program at 5:30am weather permitting.