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Get Up and Ride with Lancaster Recumbent Cycle Demo to accommodate ALL
April 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm$0.00
Van Raam special needs bicycles.
Van Raam produces uniquely special needs bicycles and specializes in tricycles, scooter bikes, wheelchair bikes, tandem bikes, double rider bikes, and low step through bikes (also known as comfort bikes). Van Raam produces Dutch quality bicycles, meant for adults and children with a physical disability or for people who want more stability and secureness while cycling.
Van Raam Mission Statement
Van Raam manufactures its own bicycles, hereby using the best quality products. With well trained staff, through continuous innovation, a modern product line and market investigation we produce bicycles that fit the needs of our customers. A clear example of this is (among others) our collaboration with Technical University Delft which leads to modern and beautifully designed bicycles. Our holistic approach guarantees high quality and service. Our mission statement is ‘Van Raam makes people mobile’, whereby customer friendly thinking and acting is a prerequisite.
Van Raam VeloPlus Wheelchair Transport Trike: https://youtu.be/EdJITxDVXGk
VeloPlus wheelchair transport bicycle
The VeloPlus wheelchair transport bike is designed for transporting people, who can remain seated in their own wheelchair, by cycle. The passenger is not required to be transferred between the wheelchair and the cycle. The co-rider can be wheeled on to the plateau of the cycle easily without having to be lifted. The tilted ramp makes it easy to roll the wheelchair on to the wheel-chair bike and fasten it properly with the wheelchair lock. The low positioning of the chair on the cycle makes the ride easier and gives a lower center of gravity. The widely placed and extra steered front-wheels ensure a reduced turning radius and hence, stability. The electric engine may be optionally used for power assist during cycling. The VeloPlus is mostly used in institutions or homes for transporting various persons.
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The VeloPlus wheelchair bike is suitable for any wheelchair up to 74 cm in width. The wheelchair can be placed quickly and easily by one person on to the cycle and is therefore, suitable for homes or institutions.