Friday, October 20, 2017

Cycling for the Disabled

Cycling for the disabled is becoming more and more popular as organisations encourage accessible cycling on tricycles that offer more support and also hand cycles for disabilities such as wheelchair users or those with a severe weakness. Many charities and organisations also provide companions for blind and visually impaired cycling as a sport as well as a terrific form of exercise.

Sites listed in this section of ABLEize provide details of cycling and biking for the disabled in all forms including blind cycling and adapted accessible cycling for a range of disabilities. Sites listed offer information and advice for the disabled cyclist, where to buy cycles, accessible bikes and electric bikes for hire plus details of how to take part in cycling sports. Includes links to hand cycles and trikes.

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BikeAbility Wales

Based in Swansea offering cycles, hand cycles, trikes, KMX karts, go karts and tandems and companion cycles for hire.

British Cycling: Disability

Provides news, articles, events details and results in all areas of cycling sport for the disabled. Includes links to disabled cycling clubs.

Charlotte's Tandems

Details of free tandems available to hire throughout the UK to assist cycling for those with learning, visual or other physical dificulties.

Companion Cycling

A charity activly assisting people with special needs to enjoy cycling with a companion in and around Bushy Park in South West London.

Coventry Visually Impaired and Sighted Tandem Association

Formed by a group of visually impaired people to enjoy the pleasures of cycling and to promote tandem cycling. Highlights ride locations, routes and offers contacts.

Cycling Projects

A nationally recognised programme that assists children and adults with disabilities to enjoy a range of cycling activities. Has centres across England and Wales.

Gateway Wheelers

Helps disabled people enjoy cycling at Chester-le-Street, Darlington and Gateshead Stadium. View bike details, images and how to get involved.

Get Cycling Disability

A busy and comprehensive resource for cycling for the disabled and people with special needs. Site includes a downloadable guide, case studies and blog entries with information about a range of bikes, tandems and trikes.

London Cycling Campaign

Offers a guide to disabled and non-disabled cycling throughout London with events details, accessible routes and how to take part.

Pedal Power

Cardiff based organisation offering accessible bike for hire for disabled riders including side-by-side bikes, accessible trikes, hand bikes and 2 seater buggies.

Stumps and Cranks

A site dedicated to accessible cycling for amputees. Highlights organisations, bike retailers and much more in the world of accessible cycling.

The Tandem Club

A club for disabled and visually impaired cyclists with details of how to get involved. Offers a bi-monthly talking journal on CD.