Wheelchairbike inaugurated by Belgian top cyclists
Our special needs bikes regularly attract the attention of well-known Dutch and television programs.
Wheelchairbikes in Belgium
Our Van Raam bikes are nowadays go around the world, in Europe and far beyond as Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Also in Belgium we deliver our bikes, we have multiple dealers in Belgium. On Social media we saw some nice pictures of the presentation of a wheelchairbike in Balen (Antwerp).
Inauguration by Belgian cycling heroes
At the nursing home / residential care centre Ter Vest in Balen they had a great introduction of the VeloPlus wheelchair bike. At the introduction were former World Champion cyclist Tom Boonen and junior Belgian Champion and participant in the Summer Olympics in Rio 2016 Anisha Vekemans present. That resulted in some nice pictures (see below).
Also attention in Belgian newspaper
Also the Belgian newspaper Gazet van Antwerpen paid attention to the presentation of the wheelchairbike. Coordinator of the project Nathalie van Ginneken told in the newspaper clearly our goal of the wheelchairbike: ‘The bike was very well appreciated by the residents. We have consciously chosen a wheelchair bicycle so that wheelchair users also can enjoy a bike ride. This bike is also easier than the cargo bike’’. Tom Boonen said that he really likes the initiative and is honored to work on this project. He also loved the idea that elderly have more freedom now with the wheelchairbike.
Tom Boonen, Anisha Vekemans and a occupant than Ter Vest Balen.
Tom Boonen, Anisha Vekemans and an occupant than Ter Vest Balen.
Tom Boonen and Anisha Vekemans with the VeloPlus wheelchairbike
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