I try to keep up my extensive list of the different types of adaptive bikes available for kids on my blog, and I’m always looking for an opportunity to check one out in person – usually with the help of our young rider LD to get the most expert kid-sized advice. Recently, Stacy from […]
by Samantha on April 14, 2013
by Samantha on March 23, 2013
The Pittsburgh branch of Variety Children’s Charity launched a “My Bike” Program in November to get adaptive bikes to special needs kids. They’re looking for more kids who will be as ecstatic as this 13-year old with Spina Bifida was, to have a bike they can ride on their more. An organization called Preston’s March is “continuing its […]
by Samantha on March 5, 2013
Thanks to groups like Variety – the Children’s Charity., kids who need expensive adaptive bikes can get access to them.
by Samantha on February 24, 2013
A look back over the the various adaptive bikes we’ve had for our young rider, and the progress and biking skills he’s gained along the way.
by Samantha on October 1, 2012
As you probably know, when I started this blog, I was researching adaptive bike options for the youngest rider in our family – LD, aka “Little Ding”. We discovered the folks at the The Bike Rack in St. Charles IL, who run Creative Mobility -they specialize in providing the right equipment needs for adaptive […]
by Samantha on September 2, 2012
The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association – headquartered in Lake Forest Illinois, is looking for a full-time Program Director. If you are unfamiliar with GLASA, you should check our their website or facebook page to learn more about their mission, and recently, some of the paralympic athletes they support. The mission of GLASA is “to promote and support […]
by Samantha on June 12, 2012
The weekend before last we hopped on our bikes and rode down over to Burnham Harbor near Soldier Field for an opportunity to check out an adaptive sailing program that offers lessons and competitions for kids and adults. It was a great day for a bike ride in the city! We rode through the loop […]
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