(This is a sponsored post by Triride UK, but all opinions are based on my personal views.)
Like many events, Naidex 2020 (originally due to take place in March) was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Hopefully, the event can go ahead in November despite the new distancing rules and regulations; but until then, we wanted to share a new blog post every week with information on the AYL Treasure Hunt!
For those of you that don’t know, we are running an exclusive Treasure Hunt at Naidex, which involves working with 16 trusted exhibitors to ensure attendees have a chance to discover and visit stands they otherwise might not have known about. Now you will have to wait until nearer the time to learn how you can take part, but for now, I am proud to introduce the second exhibitor - Triride UK!
Triride are an Italian company who specialise in the design and production of wheelchair power trikes. An assisted attachment that allows most manual wheelchairs to engage in off-road exploration and increased accessible experiences. The brand aims to close the gap between manual and power chairs, which is a sizable investment, but with Triride, you are guaranteed to get a power function and so much more. Their wide range of attachments are lightweight without sacrificing performance, easy to attach onto most manual wheelchairs, and seamless to navigate. Other features include:
● 5 Speed Levels
● Cruise Control
● Electronic Breaking
● Normal & Sports Modes
● 180 Degree Turning Radius
● Electronic Caster Lifting
(requires no strength in order to lift your casters off the ground)
● A Regenerative Charging System
(charges the battery whilst braking or travelling downhill - ACC model)
With a wide product range showcasing 12 different models, you have even greater freedom in choosing the right fit for you, your lifestyle and your personal style. The Triride product range ethos provides you with the ability to customise the driving configuration to suit your needs, and colour configuration for your design preferences. Best of all, Triride gives you the option to keep your manual chair and adapt it to different situations, as opposed to having varying pieces of equipment with different purposes and increased financial outgoings. Making it the most practical solution for manual wheelchair users looking for a powered solution without removing your ability to independently move around.
At AYL we have discussed in depth different ways to customise wheelchairs to feel more personal to you; after all, they are an extension of ourselves, and the last thing we want is for it to feel impersonal and clinical. Therefore, by having equipment like the Triride, we can gain independence, gain the ability to explore otherwise inaccessible off-road places, and feel even more ourselves whilst doing so!