Mountain Trike wheelchair company expands its distribution network in the UK

Innovative all terrain wheelchair manufacturer, the Mountain Trike Company have confirmed a new distributor in the UK to help expand the growth of their wheelchair sales covering various regions across England. Recare Ltd has recently added the Mountain Trike all terrain wheelchair range to their mobility products and will offer demos, sales and after care to customers located in the East of England as well as Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Recare, a leading healthcare specialist based in Oxford in the UK has a wealth of expertise and experience in the mobility and rehabilitation sector. A family-run business, established in 2008, it has become one of the most respected mobility specialists for adults and children in the UK. They have a team of caring healthcare professionals offering expertise and providing the right equipment for individuals. The Mountain Trike wheelchair products have been designed to enable wheelchair users better access to…

Best Wheelchair Bag – what will work best for you?

Introduction: Finding the Best Wheelchair Bag Choosing the right bag for your wheelchair is more than essential. This article guides you through the quest to find the best wheelchair bag, comparing top choices on key features. For wheelchair users, it’s important to have a bag designed to meet your unique needs, rather than using a […]

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NRPA annual conference

US Mountain Trike distributor to exhibit at National Parks expo in Dallas

For more than 50 years the NRPA Annual Conference has been the premier annual meeting of the park and recreation community. Taking place on October 10-12 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Conference Center, Dallas, Texas. This year Paul Speight from Spokes ‘N Motion – our US Mountain Trike distributor from Colorado will be exhibiting at the expo to help bring the attention of adaptive, mobility equipment to the park and recreation community. Paul has two new all terrain wheelchair demo models he will be taking to the expo – the MT5 and the MT Push which will turn heads and we are sure will draw lots of interest from visitors to help them understand how the Mountain Trike all terrain wheelchairs can help with access to the parks and recreational activities for those with limited mobility.The Mountain Trike and MT Push new demo models ready for the NRPA expo…

Mountain Trike customers at Rehacare

Mountain Trike distributors exhibiting at Rehacare 2023

Rehacare is the leading trade fair for assistive technology and the rehabilitation sector which takes places annually in Dusseldorf, Germany. The exhibition halls open tomorrow, 13 September, until 16th September 2023. Mountain Trike UK won’t be exhibiting this year, however our Mountain Trike products will be represented by several of our European distributors who are exhibiting. In attendance will be Accessrec who distribute the Mountain Trike products in France, they’ll be located in Hall 5 booth number H19.1. and will have the eTrike, electric assist all terrain wheelchair to show off to visitors. You’ll find our Netherland distributor, Mobility Products on booth, 5J34, which they are sharing with their parent company Decon Mobility. Paul from Spokes n Motion, our US distributor is visiting the show from overseas. Paul is looking forward to hooking up with fellow Mountain Trike distributors to discuss the unique products, understand the market trends and…

eTrike Monsal Trail

18 miles of hiking and the eTrike wheelchair continues to power on

Accomplished Mountain Triker, Steve, his wife, Renny, Jasper the not so little puppy and another fellow Triker recently decided to hike along the Monsal Trail in the Peak District. The Monsal Trail is a traffic free old railway line which passes through some of the Peak District’s most spectacular dales. It is very flat with a good solid surface so a really suitable route for wheelchairs. Steve was particularly keen to get out on the route to test the battery life of his eTrike on the 18 mile round trip – knowing that if the battery did run out of power he would be able to manually ride back on the fairly easy flat terrain. Here is Steve’s account of his latest adventure… “We started out a 9am from the Hassop Station carpark, Renny hired a bike from here to ride on the trail with us. We headed for…

Top 10 Gadgets for Stroke Survivors

Below is a list of what we are calling our ‘Top 10’ gadgets for stroke survivors. This is a selection of what we think are the most useful products, designed to overcome obstacles caused by a stroke. Suffering a stroke can be both life-threatening and life-changing. The longer the brain is starved of oxygen, the …

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Active Hands are at Regain Cycling Festival

Come and join us for fun, exercise and a challenge at the first ever Regain Cycling Festival at Thruxton Motor Racing Circuit in Andover, Hampshire on Saturday 16th September 2023! A Challenge for Everyone The Regain Cycling festival is fully inclusive – open to all ages and abilities and whatever type of bike/handbike/wheelchair with attachment …

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eKit battery charging safety advice

We’ve provided information in the past about our eKit battery care and how best to charge your battery. In light of recent news around the potential risk of fires caused by eBike battery charging it feels like a good time to update our recommendations and provide further safety advice. Available as a dowloaded file is a really useful official resource sheet on guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), so please take a look at the sheet. Of particular importance is that charging overnight is highlighted as not best practise. NFCC guidance sheet The key points to take from the NFCC advice, plus some extra information form our own experience with the batteries are: Charge batteries whilst you are awake and alert so if a fire should occur you can respond quickly. Don’t leave batteries to charge while you are asleep or away from the home.Always unplug charger…

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Top Tips When Travelling With A Disability

For many of us, travelling with a disability can simultaneously be one of the most liberating and daunting of undertakings. Whether driving a couple of hours for a city break or flying halfway across the world to embrace a different culture, a change of scenery and a break from normality can act as the perfect …

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