Yesterday I headed to Harrogate to the Bike Expo Yorkshire to keep myself up-to-speed on inclusive cycling. I met cycle retailers from Doncaster, Cuddington and York (all Ice Trike retailers) plus one from Chesterfield (an e-bike specialist), and discovered a Disabled-people led organisation, Experience Community, which organises trips to the countryside for wheelchair users, handcyclists… Continue reading Inclusive cycling news from the Bike Expo 2019
When I’m out on my trike I am not disabled – Steve, post stroke
In 2010, Steve sustained had a stroke aged 49, paralysing his right side and affecting his speech. After 12 weeks of rehabilitation he managed to restore the function of his arm and his speech but restoring his full leg function proved more difficult. At about 12 weeks, Steve’s rehabilitation plateaued but he continued exercising as his… Continue reading When I’m out on my trike I am not disabled – Steve, post stroke
Presentation to a Sustrans Regional Behaviour Change & Engagement Team
I had a good time with one of Sustrans' behaviour change and engagement teams earlier this week, discussing inclusive cycling and helping them have a think about what they could do to be even more inclusive. In preparation, I discovered about 50% of Disabled people in towns and cities cycle or would like to do… Continue reading Presentation to a Sustrans Regional Behaviour Change & Engagement Team
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