Therapy and FUN! These are the bikes everyone wants for their cool design, bright colors, and great ride. With quick release mechanisms, these two bikes are easily adjusted from one rider to another making it the choice of many therapists, schools and care facilities. It also folds quickly and easily for riders on the go!
The lightweight, agile Discovery series, for children and young adults, is designed to provide excellent stability for users with simple balance problems as well as individuals with more involved cases of Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome, Head Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Autism, Dwarfism, and Chromosomal Anomalies.
Each bike comes complete with independently adjustable handlebars that can be moved completely out of the way for mounting and dismounting the bike. The standard locking hand brake mechanism secures the bike during transfers.
The Discovery features an adjustable seat, complete with a safety belt, high back and chest strap. A unique bottom bracket and crank on these mobility devices can be adjusted in all directions to accommodate different hip to feet positions. The direct drive, low gear ratio makes pedaling easy for beginners, yet challenging for an aggressive rider. Neoprene "boot style" footplates (shoe tracing required) provide a quick and easy way to maintain proper foot positioning and allow the user to put the optimal amount of pressure on the pedal. Grooved slots ont eh footplate allow for fine tune adjustments to properly match the user's hip to feet ratio and a toe pulley system helps keep the toes from dropping.
The Discovery also comes complete with a Rear Steering System where the caregiver can steer and brake the mobility device from the rear steering handle. The handlebars can be set in a fixed position for the rider to hold onto or in an unlocked position to allow the rider the option to steer and navigate either with assistance or independently.