eTrike all terrain wheelchair

My eTrike all terrain wheelchair is my walking shoes

Limi Jones who lives near Grantham in the UK has had her eTrike a couple of years, but she lacked confidence getting out riding it as much as she should – that was before she discovered the gym and it changed her view on a lot of things. Here is Limi’s account about her journey rediscovering herself… “My Trike has become part of my mental health journey and the confidence to go and do things physically – this is what I told the reporter from BBC Look North (our local news programme), who came to my gym to interview to me and my personal trainer about the importance of exercise on mental health and positive self image. As part of my journey over the last year and half, going to the gym meant I could feel my body getting stronger. This then made me feel confident in what my…

What is acceptable disability terminology?

importance of using respectful language towards disabled people. It highlights inclusivity and positive communication.Throughout history and the generations, disabled people have been referred to in a variety of ways. Even in society and the media today, there are still disagreements and misunderstandings as to which words and phrases are acceptable, and which most certainly aren’t. Our writer, Emma Purcell, has done some research into the definitions, origins and …

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New UK Distributor in the South West of England for the Mountain Trike Wheelchair Range

The Mountain Trike Company kicked off the start of the year with the announcement of a new UK distributor for their unique and innovative all terrain wheelchair range. Beyond Mobility will look after customers in Cornwall and provide demos, sales and after care for customers in this region for the Mountain Trike All Terrain Wheelchair Range. Beyond Mobility is a family owned, family run business – owner Barry Reeve has over 17 years of industry experience and prides himself on offering a personal, empathetic service, through a trusted impartial approach. Talking about the new distributor, Tim Morgan, Managing Director, at Mountain Trike, says, “It is great to be working with Beyond Mobility, I am delighted that our products will be more available in this region of the UK – Cornwall has been a relatively untapped market for Mountain Trike due to the logistics geographically so to have a specific…

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…