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Old 10-24-08, 08:47 AM   #1
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Cycling after a stroke

A friend of mine is trying to get back into cycling after a stroke. She's got some balance and vision problems. I'm thinking maybe she could find someone with a tandem that needs a stoker.

What cycling club she look into? She lives in Boston(Murderpan).
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Old 10-24-08, 09:08 AM   #2
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Old 10-24-08, 09:28 AM   #3
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Yeah man, trike if she wants to keep autonomy, but stay relatively safe.
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Trike was my first thought. I've seen 3 or 4 people riding serious speedster trikes around Redmond, aside from the usual Town & Country trike crowd.
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Some trikes can be even more difficult to keep upright than bicycles. You'll want to avoid any racing style ones for this rider.
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A tricycle would definitely be the safest thing for her.
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Trike. Go with a trike.
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Consider the Sun EZ-3 trikes.

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crw is probably a good place to look for a tandem partner type thing.
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Agreed, my wife rides one and loves it. She has serious balance issues from only having one inner ear after a surgery to remove a tumor. It will also be easier to get on and off of if there are any motor problems.

She tours on hers, as well, by the way.


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