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On the Editor's Desk

Necessity is the mother of invention

June 24, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Tammy Wilber, state coordinator for the Ms. Wheelchair Washington State Pageant, sent out an e-mail blast earlier this month to recommend a new wheelchair device called FreeWheel. The device attaches to the front of a wheelchair, allowing users to push over difficult surfaces like curbs and rough roads. I have had a handcycle bike before, but I had a lot of issues carting it around in my car,” Wilber wrote. “The FreeWheel gives me that same feeling, but it weighs on about 5 pounds. You...

FreeWheel, Ms. Wheelchair, On The Editor's Desk


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