New Products For 2018

We’ve introduced 3 fantastic new push rims to loopwheels, our vibration-reducing wheels for wheelchairs. We now have a push rim to suit every hand and every budget. Plus two new logo options. Little differences can make a BIG difference!   TETRA-GRIPP PUSH RIMS:  NEW to Loopwheels. ‘This aluminium pushrim is completely encased with an anti-slip plastic coating for quadriplegics or other… Read more

Design appreciation… from ‘H’ in Brighton

“Dear Emma,                   I am writing to express my thanks for my Loopwheels, I received them yesterday. Wow, an amazing inspirational design of genius. The reduction of jolting and vibration will be truly welcomed. The Carbolife push rims are excellent. I will phone soon, to order Carbolife Curve L with 6 tabs and the new… Read more

Rolling Resistance Test of Loopwheels

Rolling Resistance After developing the Loopwheel suspension system to minimise vibration, one of our key considerations was not to absorb too much forward energy and hence reduce momentum (i.e. making the wheechair harder to push). Therefore we tested the Loopwheel against a spoked wheel to examine the rolling resistance. We argue that while stiff spoked… Read more

Loopwheels Christmas Shutdown

Season’s Greetings from Loopwheels  . . . and our local hero Robin Hood You may be busy with your preparations as the year draws to a close, but we hope you’ll take a moment to reflect on the year and good memories you’ve made. From Loopwheels, in a frosty, chilly part of the UK called Sherwood Forest – to you, whether… Read more