Reverse tricycle…

Energy & Sustainability
Reverse tricycle…

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Rick writes – “In May of 2003, Colin Bock & I completed building a custom bike project for a woman named Heather. Heather really enjoys cycling. She used to ride both for recreation and for commuting to work, but Multiple Sclerosis made it impossible for her to ride her mountain bike. Far too often, when she would stop her bike & put her foot down on the road to balance herself, her leg would give out on her & she would fall over.

Besides the risk of injury from the fall itself, the added risk falling in front of & being struck by a motor vehicle made this an especially dangerous situation.

Heather needed a bike that she didn’t have to balance when she stopped.”

Here is the (tri)cycle they built for her – Link.

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