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Cycling with a wheelchair user

For people who are in a wheelchair, it is not obvious to go out on a bicycle. At Van Raam we have two different models of wheelchair bicycles, with which wheelchair users can also make a bicycle ride. More and more institutions, organizations, and residential groups have a wheelchair bicycle. You can read their stories and experiences about their wheelchair bicycle in this article.

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Drive-in cinema for buddy bikes

At the end of June 2019, the very buddy bike drive-in cinema in the Netherlands was organized in the Mediacentrale in Groningen. The organization of the event was in the hands of students and they worked together with employees of Cosis. Dozens of people with a disability watched the movie BFG together on the side-by-side tandems.

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VeloPlus wheelchair bike video, bike for wheelchair user

With the VeloPlus wheelchair bicycle, disabled people can cycle in their own wheelchair with an attendant in the open air. On the video we show how the wheelchair bike works and how it is used.

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Testing adapted bikes on the Van Raam bike test track

At our bicycle factory in Varsseveld it is possible to try all adapted bicycles from the Van Raam assortment during a free test ride. To help our customers getting to know our adapted bicycles in the best and safe way, Van Raam has designed a bike test track with various traffic obstacles on which customers (together with a technical adviser) learn to get used to cycling on an adapted bicycle.

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Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bike at the Zwarte Cross festival

In 2019, Van Raam lent five VeloPlus wheelchair bikes to the Zwarte Cross festival in Lichtenvoorde, the Netherlands. These bicycles are used to bring visitors of the festival, who are dependant on a wheelchair, from one location to another.

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Van Raam OPair wheelchair bike used as taxi

An OPair wheelchair bike from Van Raam in Epe, the Netherlands, is used as taxi to offer a cycling opportunity to people who are no longer able to cycle on their own anymore. Since April 2019, the OPair wheelchair bike has been used to take people from one place to another or for people who just want to take a bike ride.

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Unique riding characteristics of rickshaw transport bike Chat

The Chat is a rickshaw transport bike that is suitable for a broad cycling audience. This social bike is suitable for the elderly, among other things, but the Chat is also a nice solution to explore the area on a holiday with small children. Read the unique riding characteristics of the Van Raam Chat in this article.

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Different types of electric tandems

At Van Raam, we get more and more demand for electric tandems. Just like with the conventional two-wheel bike, people also want pedal support at the tandems bike.

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Video images of the new Van Raam premises

During construction, beautiful drone images are regularly made of the progress of the new Van Raam premises. In just over a minute the drone flies around the lot of the new premises and you can see the first contours of the premises.

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Rickshaw Chat the social transport bike by Van Raam

Since May 2019, Van Raam has expanded its range of adapted bicycles with the transport bike Chat. With the Chat rickshaw bicycle it is possible for a bicycle driver to transport two passengers. Thanks to the specially designed cockpit where design and ergonomics come together, passengers can enjoy a comfortable bike ride together.

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