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The Buddy Bike is a tandem bicycle designed for use by able adults and children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The Buddy Bike Family Classic 7 Speed model (BB102-AL-7.16C) is designed to encourage novices and non-riders to cycle.
The Buddy Bike is a tandem bicycle designed for use by able adults and children with cognitive or physical disabilities, autism, down syndrome, sight impairment or other disabilities. The bicycle allows the rear rider to control the steering.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps children with movement disabilities ride a tricycle safely with guidance. A store-bought tricycle is adapted with the addition of foot holders, a seat back, seat belt and a PVC pipe push bar.
FollowMeMomo is a bike clutch that connects a child’s Momo trike to an adult bicycle. It is designed for use by children with limited upper and lower extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, dystonia or traumatic brain injury.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments to ride a two-wheeled bike. The commercially-purchased bike was equipped with a high-riser bar at the back of the wide seat.