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User drives on wet dirt with heavy-tread tires on wheelchair
User drives on wet dirt with heavy-tread tires on wheelchair

User drives on sand with heavy-tread tires on wheelchair
User drives on sand with heavy-tread tires on wheelchair

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Winter tires for wheelchair

Heavy-tread tires on wheelchair facilitate outdoor driving in difficult terrain, such as sand or snow

Description
Heavy-tread tires for the rear wheels of the wheelchair.

Model: Pushrim with mountain bike tires from Panthera

Authors comments
The disadvantage of the tires is that the users hands get very wet.
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center) will not pay for the tires. The user, who is a geologist, received them from the Social Insurance Agency as a work-related assistive device.

Manufacturer
Panthera

Purchased from
Panthera, www.panthera.se/index-eng.html (last checked July 2017)

Idea
The user’s

Paid for by
Swedish Social Insurance Agency

Tip is dated from 2009

Categories for this tip
mobility » moving around by wheelchair, recreation, leisure » outdoor life, walking, Tips and tricks from people with Tetraplegia with motor function allowing ambulation (C2-Th1, ASIA D, E).

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