Modified exercise bike

A quiet exercise bike modified into an arm cycle – suitable for wheelchair users

User with arm cycle
User with arm cycle

An old exercise bike was modified to meet the user’s needs. The foot pedals were removed and replaced with handles. The entire exercise bike was turned upside down.

Users comments
The exercise bike runs quietly, which allows the user to watch TV at the same time.

Made by
User’s relative

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

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Tipsare: Max

Max is studying. He lives by himself in an apartment. In 2002 he was injured and has a high tetraplegia (C5 incomplete with remaining sensitivity). He has personal assistance 13 hours a day.