Leading retailer Recare will be showcasing the Ottobock range at RISE4Disability Peterborough on 12 July, with the new Zenit active manual wheelchair and the B4 Power wheelchair being on hand. Both users and prescribing professionals will be able to take a close up look at the new products as well as the Klaxon handbikes and the Ventus manual wheelchair. On your (hand)bike Klaxon handbikes are av...[Read More]
The RGK Tiga FX is an ultralight folding wheelchair. Unlike its competitors, the Quickie Xenon2 and the Kuschall Champion SK, the RGK Tiga FX is a rigid frame wheelchair that folds to achieve a smaller size for transportation and storage. Dominic took a closer look at the Tiga FX to learn more. What’s the RGK Tiga FX about? The Tiga FX is a folding wheelchair with a slight difference. Unlike the...[Read More]
The Quickie Krypton is what Sunrise admit to being late to the party. With several different carbon fibre wheelchairs on the market today, we look a look at the wheelchair Sunrise hope will challenge the existing wheelchairs available. Quickie Krypton Specifications Pretty much everything we saw on the first look test run is within the standard specification, including carbon side guards, carbon f...[Read More]
The Progeo Joker R2 is the new variant of the Italian wheelchair company’s popular Joker model. A rigid frame wheelchair, it is described by Progeo as extremely light and very adaptable. Dominic took a look to learn more about the Progeo Joker R2 lightweight wheelchair. Joker R2 Specification The hydroformed frame, an aircraft-grade aluminium, weighs in at a starting weight of 5.7KG withou...[Read More]
The Küschall Champion SK is one of the smallest folding ultra-light wheelchairs on the market. With a unique folding mechanism, we had some big questions for this compact wheelchair. The technical specs The Champion SK is made from aluminium with 75° or 85° front angle options. There are 6 seat width (14″-18″) and 8 seat depth (13″-19″) options, whilst there are a range o...[Read More]
The K-Series from Küschall is a very adaptable wheelchair that will fit around you as your mobility changes. With a number of backrest, seat positions and camber options, you will find that this wheelchair can provide you with the mobility you need.
The Küschall K-Series is a rigid frame manual lightweight wheelchair with the ability to be customised to the user. But is it as simple as that? We took a look to find out about. The basic specs The Küschall K-Series comes in three body forms – aluminium, titanium or carbon fibre. Of the three, the titanium and carbon fibre are self coloured, meaning that you will be showing off your ultr...[Read More]
Introduction Reinventing the wheel, as the Loopwheels website says. It’s a bold claim for a project that started with a Kickstarter campaign in 2013, which aims to give a wheelchair user a bit more comfort. So did the claims stack up? I got a chance to review the Loopwheels on my own wheelchair, the Sunrise Quickie Xenon. Compatibility The Loopwheels will fit pretty much any manual self-p...[Read More]