Have you ever heard of Wheelchair Bikes? Well, this a unique and a fun way of cycling when the passenger mobility is limited and a cyclist pedals on his bike to move both as a tandem.
This kind of bikes give you the ability to go out for a bike ride and if you have the split frame bike version, you can unhitch and securely lock the back end. This will allow you to go for a walk into the city for shopping or a coffee.
Riding a Wheelchair bike is very different to riding a normal bicycle. It is not meant for super fast cycling or off road trails. Because it is essentially a trike and not a bike, it needs a much wider turning circle. Take bends very slowly and carefully and don’t lean into a bend like you would on a normal bike. Also it is much more difficult to cycle up hill on this type of bike, so staying on fairly flat cycle paths is recommended. Once you get used to it, it is very pleasant to ride.
We would like to introduce you to Wheel Chair Travel Ideas. This is a very interesting and wonderful Blog written by Marina. She writes and post about the things she learns from her own accessible traveling and shares useful tips about Wheelchair travel sent by other persons.
This is her website and social media so you can follow Marina:
Twitter - @WheelTravelBlog
Pinterest - Wheelchair Accessible Travel Ideas
You can share your experiences with her when you travel around so everybody can learn from good tips!
Check this lovely video to better know what a wheelchair bike looks like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUa-wIMheg8
People with disabilities also have a tourism and leisure alternative in Madrid using an electric vehicle, such as a mobility scooter. Renting a mobility scooter in Madrid allows people with reduced mobility have great autonomy and independence. Accessible Madrid also offers guided scooter tours on mobility scooter. For any questions related to mobility scooters you can find us at www.accessiblemadrid.com