Lime has donated three adaptive bikes to charity Wheels for Wellbeing

Lime donates three adapted bikes to award-winning cycling charity 

Micromobility brand Lime has donated three specially-adapted bikes to the inclusive cycling charity Wheels for Wellbeing. 

As part of its drive to get more people using sustainable modes of transport, US-based e-scooter and e-bike operator Lime has sponsored the three adaptive bikes, which will be used to run bike training for those with access needs in London. 

Wheels for Wellbeing is an award-winning cycling charity, established to raise awareness and campaign for better accessibility for people with disabilities within cycling, whether that be tackling the unaffordable cost of non-standard cycles, inaccessible cycling infrastructure, or lack of awareness about different types of cycles.  

Isabelle Clement, director of Wheels for Wellbeing, said: “Our mission is to ensure that anyone can access the physical, emotional, practical and social benefits of cycling through our cycling sessions. We’re extremely grateful to Lime for helping us make this mission a reality – with more adapted vehicles available for our training sessions we can provide even more people the opportunity to stay fit and healthy through exercise, having a positive impact on both physical and mental wellbeing.”

The donated bikes – two e-tricycles and one recumbent tricycle – will be used for adapted and inclusive bike training sessions run by Wheels for Wellbeing in South London, in Lambeth, Croydon, and Lewisham, this summer.

The e-tricycles are designed to stabilise balance, making it easy to ride safely for those who find it difficult to ride a two-wheeled bicycle. It comes with a digital handlebar display allowing the user to easily control and choose the speed of the electric motor. 

Meanwhile, the classic recumbent tricycle additionally features a backrest to provide additional support for those that need it. This model also has power assist for riders who suffer from weakness and fatigue. Both vehicles have been equipped with Lime branding as part of the donation and partnership.

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Isabelle Clement, Director of Wheels for Wellbeing, said: “Our mission is to ensure that anyone can access the physical, emotional, practical and social benefits of cycling through our cycling sessions. We’re extremely grateful to Lime for helping us make this mission a reality – with more adapted vehicles available for our training sessions we can provide even more people the opportunity to stay fit and healthy through exercise, having a positive impact on both physical and mental wellbeing.”

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