Softwheel describe their vision as: to put a dent in the universe by developing the most energy-efficient and energy-absorbing wheel system in the world. Shock absorbing rather than ride cushioning, the Softwheel system enables the wheelchair user to tackle obstacles without risking significant damage their wheels or themselves.
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]
The Sunrise Quickie Helium is an ultra-light rigid frame manual wheelchair. Available in an array of colour combinations, the fixed frame wheelchair can be customised to meet many requirements. A world in colour Weighing in from 6.8kg, the frame is very light. Whilst you can pick a main colour from the extensive list, the frame can also be off-set with colour accents and further complemented with...[Read More]