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A Friendly Tricycle For The Disabled Users - 0 views

    Those of all ages whose physical disabilities restrict their movement, affect their ability to earn a living or become valued members of society. Specially designed tricycles provide a mode of transport for the physically disabled allowing them much sought after independence and an opportunity for self support. The tricycles will enable freedom of movement and less dependency on others. Most of the people who depend on these tricycles are daily wage workers who have to travel long distances every day. The regular tricycles have no suspension and the riders are prone to spinal injuries. Most of them also cannot afford good medical care, and driving these tricycles for a long time affects. To deal with the problem, come up with a model tricycle that can be very useful to people who have a disability in their lower limbs, but a strong torso. The Handy tricycle to provide the ideal cycling experience for users advancement of upper body strength and toning for athletic events. Especially valuable to triathletes and challenged, it provides the perfect way to get in shape and stay that way. The tricycle achieves the true convenience of transportation while providing easy-to-use pedaling, steering and breaking controls. These are amongst the top selling handcycles on the market today. Handy is available in upright and recumbent versions. Hand powered front wheel drive. An internal hub-based gear shifting system is built into the front wheel.This provides ultra smooth shifting and is virtually maintenance-free. The entire front frame section is removable and connects easily, quickly and securely using a bolt-on system. The seat can be repositioned quickly and easily to allow the rider to achieve an optimally efficient distance between seat and handlebars.The rear wheels are removed using a single finger push system, allowing the bike to be broken down very quickly. Defined by two ways: Fork steer: It represent the majority of handcycles. They work well for both low

Wheelchair : Handicap Products: A Tricycle Is a Type Of Human-Powered Land Vehicle - 0 views

    A Tricycle is a type of human-powered land vehicle powered by the arms rather than the legs, as on a bicycle. Most handcycles are tricycle in form, with two coasting rear wheels and one steerable powered front wheel. Despite usually having three wheels, they are also known as handbikes. Many manufacturers have designed and released hand-powered recumbent trikes, or handcycles. Handcycles are a regular sight at HPV meets and are beginning to be seen on the streets. These usually follow a delta design with front wheels driven by standard derailleur gearing powered by hand cranks. Brake levers are usually mounted on the handholds which are usually mounted in phase, unlike pedal cranks, which are usually 180° out of phase. This allows the rider to more easily use their torso to help propel the cycle. The entire crank assembly and the front wheel turn together, allowing the rider to steer and crank simultaneously. Single-Hand-Drive-Tricycle come in a variety of styles, making them accessible to people with a wide variety of disabilities. There are also hybrids between a handcycle, a recumbent bike and a tricycle. Fork steer handcycles represent the majority of handcycles sold. They work well for both low and high-level spinal injuries, and most have adjustable footrests, seat angle, and come with a variety of gearing, wheel and tire configurations depending on intended use: racing, recreation, or touring. Manufacturers of this type of handcycle include Invacare (Top End), Intrepid Equipment, Varna, Schmicking and Sunrise Medical. Lean steer handcycles are another type of handcycle. In this type of handcycle the rider leans into the turn to steer. There is a longer learning curve with lean steer handcycles, and they are significantly less stable at high speed. The lean steer system feels similar to mono skiing: using your whole body to steer the handcycle. Lean steer handcycles can work well for lower-level injuries; although, some athletes with high-level di
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Motivation Tips Century Rides | Century Bike Training - 1 views

    Are you training for a century or some other big fitness challenge? Are you guilty of setting yourself training plans and then abandoning them after a week or so? In this article you will learn some top tips for staying motivated and committed to your century training program that will guarantee you reach your goal.
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