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Modified Bicycle

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CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a bicycle for a person with limb amputation. TADNSW’s FREEDOM WHEELS® modified bike service adapted and provided the patron with a bicycle; however, the patron had problems on uphill and uneven surfaces using the bicycle. However, a prototype for a rode that can link between two bikes was being developed and it was perceived that this might solve the patron’s problem—particularly since the patron and her husband were adult riders and ideal to test the prototype. Made of stainless steel, the rod is strongly clamped to the seat post of the front bike. A tie-rod attachment bolted onto the clamp enables the rod to move flexibly in all directions. It is then attached to the steering mechanism of the rear bike. The patron is able to pedal as much as possible and add some power to get up an incline. Additionally, the attachment to her husband’s bicycle made the patron feel more secure and balanced on uneven surface roads. TITLE: Maureen rides again. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 4, December 2008: pp. 12-13. PAGES: 3. (including cover).

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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
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Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
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http://www.tadnsw.org.au
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Therapeutic Aids