Reports say that presently there are over 2.7 million wheelchair users in the United States. For them, being confined to a very limited amount of independent movement is a given. But things might change drastically with this new device invented by a determined husband, for his paralyzed wife.
For much of her adult life, Cambry was restricted to the pavement. She had to move around in a wheelchair as she is paralyzed. Therefore, to make it possible for her to get more experiences and travel to more places, Zack Nelson, her then-boyfriend, made a new device by fixing a seat in the middle of two electric bikes, and it worked. Cambry stated that due to this device, she could experience freedom like never before. Not only that, but she could also do things that previously seemed impossible, and travel miles without getting sore shoulders, which is remarkable.
Check Out Their Promotional Video For The Off-Roader Below
Not-a-Wheelchair Is Completely Electric And Very Quiet
It Can Speed Up To 12mph
This Unique Vehicle Has A Range Of 10-20 Miles With One Battery, And 25-35 Miles With Two Batteries (Depending On Terrain, The Weight Of The Rider And Weight Of The Cargo)
A year later, the couple is now married. Cambry and Zack are currently starting to mass-produce this unique vehicle, which they call “Not a Wheelchair”. The couple had worked hard to build a reliable off-roader from the original design, throughout the past year.
“Our Whole Goal Is To Provide Something That Is Capable And Affordable”
It Has A Rack Mounting System At The Back That Can Hold Things
This Was Constructed With The Use Of Bike Parts, So Maintenance And Repairs Are Very Simple
This Device Consists Of An Aluminum Frame, Detachable Bumper, And Four-Inch Off-Road Bike Tires
Including The Bumper-Off, This Is 5 Feet Long And 32 Inches Wide
So, It Fits In Short-Bed Pickups With The Tailgate Up, Jeeps And Subaru Outbacks
The Small Size Can Get Past Most of the doorways
But Can Struggle With Loose Sand And Loose Snow
The Recommended Weight Limit Is 225lb
Price Of The Base Model With No Suspension And One Battery Is $3750
Due to the exponential growth of the powered and mobility market across the globe, the demand for vehicles that can satisfy special needs are only increasing. Therefore, this wonderful innovation will definitely be a great strength to many people in the future.
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