The eTrike all terrain wheelchair from Mountain Trike

Blackwood Design Awards 2023-2024 – The Winners

Spoiler Alert – We won our category! Last week Tim Morgan, Managing Director and Inventor of the Mountain Trike, along with Mountain Trike Production Manager, Seb Luxford, attended the Blackwood Design Awards 2024 at the National Robotarium, located at University Edinburgh Campus. The annual competition was launched in 2013 by Blackwood Homes and Care, who help people live their lives to the fullest by providing high-quality housing, care and support for disabled people of all ages. The design awards have grown each year, becoming an international contest which attracts designers, engineers and inventors from all over the globe. The purpose of the Blackwood Design Awards is to discover and champion brilliant concepts, designs and products that have the potential to help people live independently. Mountain Trike submitted an entry for the eTrike, electric assist, all terrain wheelchair in the Best New Aids, Equipment, or Accessible Technology (already accessible on the…

SD Motion Trike, fully electric all terrain wheelchair

Accessible trails in the Lake District with the SDMotion Trike

It is so great when main street media do a piece on accessibility – although wouldn’t it be nice for it to be featured more regularly! This piece which includes information about the Lake District Miles without Stiles initiative really helps highlight the work being done to help open up trails and for the countryside to be more inclusive – after all, we all have the right to roam, despite mobility. We are also delighted that the SDMotion Trike was featured as part of the article. For companies like Mountain Trike and Steering Development, raising awareness and the profile in publications such as the Guardian are invaluable. The SDMotion Trike is the perfect all terrain wheelchair to explore our green and pleasant land as highlighted in the article – the ascent on the Lake District trail was more than doable with the SD Motion Trike even with the winter…

Jack Smith receives an MBE for his contribution to wheelchair rugby.

The January Gym Paralympic Programme

Ah the holidays – that magical fortnight where time seems to slow down and all of life’s worries are cast aside. Friends and family come together, meals are prepared, parties are thrown, and diets are thrown out the window! Whether it’s an excess of food, an excess of drink, a lack of exercise, or, more …

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