What goes into making a short film for the BBC?

In June 2016, we took part in filming for BBC1 East Midlands “Inside Out” series. The programme was broadcast on Monday 13 February at 7.30pm, on BBC1 East Midlands. The programme looked at crowdfunding as a way of bringing new products to market. Shock-absorbing Loopwheels are the brain-child of Nottinghamshire design engineer Sam Pearce. The film-makers… Read more

Annual Report 2016

2016 may seem like a distant memory but for us it was a fantastic year, and here’s our brief annual report on the year just gone. We’re keen to build on last year’s relationships and make new ones in 2017. We hope you continue to join us for the ride and to hear our tales… Read more

Our 2016 Christmas & New Year opening hours

22 December 2016: Open as usual 09.30 – 16.30 GMT 23 December: Closed 24 December: Closed 25 December: Closed 26 December: Bank Holiday  27 December: Bank Holiday  28 December: Closed  29 December: Closed 30 December: Closed 31 December: Closed 1 January: Closed  2 January: Bank Holiday 3 January 2017: Open as usual 09:30 – 16.30 GMT   Shipping over Christmas Our final shipping day… Read more

LAST ORDER DATES FOR 2016 CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR

Loopwheels will be closed between Friday 23 December 2016 and Monday 2 January 2017 inclusive . We’re on our Christmas holidays! Our last order dates for pre-Christmas delivery of loopwheels are: – Monday 5 December 2016 for orders from outside Europe. – Monday 12 December 2016, for orders within the UK and Europe. Of course… Read more

New prices on loopwheels for wheelchairs from 1 December 2016

Why are we putting up our prices? Like many other UK manufacturers, we have had to face higher costs when buying components and the materials used in making loopwheels, because of recent changes in the value of sterling against the Euro and US dollar, and price increases from our suppliers. Yet Loopwheels remain significantly cheaper than any other… Read more

Good customer service gets good feedback!

Hi Emma, I would like to say a huge thank you to you for the loop wheels and also the ongoing customer support that you gave us following the purchase of the wheels.  To say I’m delighted is an understatement – These wheels not only look amazing on my chair but also have given me… Read more

Loopwheels perform fab offroad – says Harriet Little !

Hi Gemma and Sam I would like to say a massive thank you once again for kindly letting me to have a pair of your wheels. I had a competition this weekend and I was showing them off there and trying them out off road, and the verdict is… They perform fab off road, they… Read more

Exposanità, The Italian Show in Bologna May 2016

Our loopwheels for wheelchairs were on show at Exposanità, a huge and buzzing show held every two years in Bologna Italy. It ran from 18th to 21st May 2016 and we had a friendly invitation to attend from our Italian distributor Bodytech  – who looked after Gemma very well ! With 29,215 visitors and 713… Read more

Naidex 2016 ! A great success for Loopwheels

As you know we were exhibiting Loopwheels for wheelchairs at Naidex, at the NEC, Birmingham and we are proud to share with you all our great success at Naidex 2016 ! Here are Emma and Gemma with one of our customers, Steve Smith from Coventry. Steve first saw loopwheels last year when we launched at… Read more

We’re all at Naidex 26 – 28 April 2016

It’s show time! We’re exhibiting loopwheels for wheelchairs at Naidex, at the NEC, Birmingham. This is where we launched our wheelchair product in 2015, and proudly won the award for “best product in show”. Our stand is M9 – we’re on the show’s Innovation Trail. Come try out loopwheels for wheelchairs, as well as other exciting… Read more

Posability magazine April 2016

There’s a nice little piece on page 40 in Posability current issue about us offering Carbolife Curve push rims on our loopwheels now. Thanks, guys!

Reflections on 3 years as a small British manufacturer

   Today a year ago, we raised the funding we needed to bring our loopwheels for wheelchairs into production. And three years ago (minus a week), we exhibited our small bike loopwheels in public for the first time, at the hand-made bike show Bespoked in Bristol. It was 12 April 2013, in fact. These anniversaries give… Read more