6 ways to make your active lightweight wheelchair more unique
Active lightweight wheelchairs… what’s not to love. Light, modern and mobile – they bring that next level of accessibility and look good doing it. However, like anything we spend our life in, we want it to reflect who we are as a person. So, in the time of individualism, how can we make our wheelchairs more unique?
These 6 accessories will help you stand out from the crowd!
Show off your individuality and personality with the fun and colourful wheel covers made by Izzy Wheels. These guards come in many different designs, so you can pick the one that reflects your personality the most.
Irish sisters Ailbhe and Izzy came up with the idea when they realised that the first thing people noticed about Izzy was her wheelchair… but it wasn’t a reflection of her bright and bubbly personality.
The sisters now work with the artists from all over the world (like Helen Steele and James Earley) to design their spoke guards. They say…. if you can’t stand up, stand out!
They show that wheelchairs can be so much more than a medical device, they can be a piece of artistic self-expression. You could make a bold statement and highlight your unique style by getting a pair of their amazing wheel covers!
Looking to light up your life (and your wheelchair)? These nifty light-up wheels will keep you looking bright and feeling fun!
Purchase either the front wheels or the larger ones (or both!) and be the brightest person in any room. They light up and sparkle as you roll… in red, blue, white and green. Now that’s a unique accessory worth investing in!
These colourful Push Rim Covers add a bit of jazz to your chair… and are specially designed to improve grip and traction. They make it easier to manoeuvre and go faster… and you can get them in a variety of colours.
They are super easy to attach to your chair, and once you have them, you probably won’t need gloves to push your rims anymore! Equally, there will be no more cold fingers in the winter from grabbing metal push rims.
Loopwheels are the snazziest way to add a bit of extra suspension to your wheelchair.., they absorb vibration, bumps and shocks. The colourful structure quickly click in to replace your current wheel spokes. They have clever inbuilt suspension to make travelling over bumpy terrain that bit smoother. They actually reduce wheelchair vibrations by up to 70%… this allows you to go faster, further and off road in your own wheelchair!
Not only do they give modern, abstract look to your wheelchair because of their interesting structure – you can get them in an array of different colours – so you can decide which one goes with your look the best… ideal!
Make your wheelchair stand out with this handy and trendy wheelchair travel bag! Perfect for travellers and those with active lifestyles, Phoenix Instinct Unstoppable Travel Bags are designed to work seamlessly with wheelchairs for easy independent travel. The Unstoppable twin bag set has so many uses… ranging from international travel, to day to day activities – such as going to University with heavy books or carrying athletic gear to practice or games.
The two bag system includes an 87L gear bag and 37L backpack…and they fit most brand of lightweight wheelchair! The two bags clip together for easy transportation but can be used separately. Unstoppable is designed to carry all the weight of your items, so your chair will never be tippy. Practical AND unique… Ideal!
The wheelAIR cooling backrest cushion is a stylish edition to any wheelchair. It is made with highest quality materials and emanates style (if we don’t say so ourselves). It is a new innovation to the market, so having one will really make you look ahead of the trend.
The wheelAIR uses inbuilt fan technology to remove excess heat and moisture from the users’ back and ultimately cools their core. Not only this, the blend of memory foams provide much more back support than traditional backrest cushions.
Give your wheelchair a sleek new look and stay looking cool (in every sense of the word) with wheelAIR!