Adaptive Cycling

Quest 88 began manufacturing therapy tricycles for disabled children in 1989. Since then both our range of cycles and our experience has grown exponentially - enabling us to accommodate both new and experienced cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether for individual use or a bike for an adaptive fleet, we have something for everyone. Please use our handy cycle finder to narrow down your search.

Adaptive Cycling

  1. Hase Kettwiesel Kross

    Fat, knobby tyres, full suspension, and MTB-specific gearing. The off-road cousin of the Kettwiesel is bringing the adrenaline of mountain-biking to the trike world, comfort without any compromise of efficiency, strength or stability. Designed to not just cater for mountain trails, thanks to its features the Kross thrives on them, this is the way the trails were meant to be ridden.

    Each Hase bike has many options and accessories, making it impossible for us to list a definitive price. As a guide, prices range from £3650 to £7240 (excluding VAT). Please read the Product Description below for more information on pricing and assessments.

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  2. Hase Lepus Allround

    Take a seat and enjoy the ride. With the Lepus, this is possible – even for people who have never spent much time on a bike or trike. Who are simply looking for a practical option for self-propelled mobility – or a way to become mobile again.

    As with many of our products, the Hase Lepus Allround can vary in price dependent on specification. Please contact us to have a product specification and price tailored to your individual requirements.

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  3. Draisin Twister side by side

    The Draisin Twister is designed to enable its riders to cycle side by side in a semi-recumbent position. The Twister is an ideal side by side for those wanting a little bit more than a pedestrian pace. It has an extremely stable platform and retractable handlebars for easy mount and dismount. Both riders can fully participate in pedalling and steering. However, the Twister can be quickly adjusted so that one rider can opt out of pedalling or lock out the passenger handlebars.

    Read Roland’s story here

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  4. Draisin Twister Trainer side by side

    The Draisin Twister Trainer is the non-road version of the popular Twister side by side tandem. This trimmed-down Twister is aimed at cycling initiatives and schemes to enable riders to cycle side by side, ideal for encouragement during the ride. The pedals can be linked together so that the pilot can encourage the stoker to pedal. The pilot is able to determine how much effort is being applied to their co-riders pedals and monitor improvement in strength. The left and right steering can also be connected which helps people with learning disabilities to fully participate in the ride whilst remaining totally safe. 

    As a parent of a special needs 8 year old boy who attends the school, these bikes are an asset in supporting the children in their bike activities.  The whole process of ordering and the delivery of the bikes has been easy and communicative.

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  5. Draisin Bliss (2nd Edition) Wheelchair Tandem

    The Draisin Bliss 2 is the most stable and easy to manoeuvre wheelchair carrier available today. With a maximum payload of 230kg (36 stone - 2 persons plus chair) and a generous platform suitable for chairs and power chairs of all shapes and sizes, no-one needs to be excluded from cycling. If you would like to know more, scroll down for full description. 

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  6. Draisin Plus Wheelchair Tandem

    The Draisin Plus is a "bike for life" and enables those with limited mobility to participate in cycling with family and friends. This tricycle is carefully balanced in order to make steering and pedalling as easy as possible and it's suspension system makes it supremely comfortable. If you would like to know more, scroll down for full description.

    Read Jake’s story here

    The Draisin Plus is available on its own as Standard or we offer two package deals including additional accessories. They are the Draisin Plus Extra and Draisin Plus Extra+

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  7. Draisin Duo Tandem Tricycle

    The Draisin Duo provides a stable tandem riding experience and is suitable for people of all abilities who want to cycle together. The Draisin Duo is a versatile tricycle which allows either or both riders to participate in steering and pedalling. The front steering system can be disengaged for children with moderate to severe learning disabilities, yet enables them to enjoy cycling with their parents or carer in a secure way.

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  8. Hase Pino Allround

    The Pino creates it's own class when it comes to tandems. The bike offers unprecedented comfort and an exhilarating ride, with the front rider taking a recumbent seating position whilst the rear rider handles the steering, brakes, and gearing. The geometry of the recumbent seat and saddle allow for a stronger sense of shared experience, as communication is effortless with both rider's heads being much closer than the conventional tandem. The front boom extends and detracts on a quick release system, making adjustment for different sized riders extremely quick

    Each Hase bike has many options and accessories, making it impossible for us to list a definitive price. As a guide, prices range from £3,600 to £5950 (excluding VAT). Please read the Product Description below for more information on pricing and assessments.

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  9. Hase Pino Steps

    The Pino Steps is everything great about the Pino All-round, with the addition of Shimano's Steps crank-based motor system. Fully adjustable, the levels of assistance can be set to three modes that you can change on the fly depending on what incline you're about to face. The bike offers unprecedented comfort and an exhilarating ride, with the front rider taking a recumbent seating position whilst the rear rider handles the steering, brakes and gearing. The geometry of the recumbent seat and saddle sallow for a stronger sense of shared experience, as communication is effortless with both rider's heads being much closer than the conventional tandem. The front boom extends and detracts on a quick release system, making adjustment for different sized riders extremely quick

    Each Hase bike has many options and accessories, making it impossible for us to list a definitive price. As a guide, prices range from £5300 to £6900 (excluding VAT). Please read the Product Description below for more information on pricing and assessments.

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  10. Hase Pino Handbike

    The Pino Handbike incorporates everything that's great about the Pino, with the addition of a hand-crank unit for the front rider! The bike offers unprecedented comfort and an exhilarating ride, with the front rider taking a recumbent seating position whilst the rear rider handles the steering, brakes, and gearing. The geometry of the recumbent seat and saddle allow for a stronger sense of shared experience, as communication is effortless with both rider's heads being much closer than the conventional tandem.

    Each Hase bike has many options and accessories, making it impossible for us to list a definitive price. As a guide, prices range from £4,800 to £7,165 (excluding VAT). Please read the Product Description below for more information on pricing and assessments.

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Q & A

Common Questions and Answers. If we havent addressed your question here - please contact us: 01743 363512 or email any futher questions or suggestions for questions to cycling@quest88.com.

The World Health Organisation defines Disability as follows: "Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions". Whilst we may or may not regard ourselves as disabled, we can all have things which impair or prohibit our ability to do the things we have a passion to do. Often those things seem insignificant to others and yet they are no less limiting. Quest 88 has a wealth of experience in helping people to overcome the 'little mountains' that prevent us from beoming more active or independent. we want to share what we have learned and help you get going!

You will see similar cycles to those shown on our website, described as 'adapted bikes'. This is misleading. The word 'adapted' suggests a regular bicycle or tricycle which has been adapted to suit someone who is disabled, something a little more Heath Robinson! At Quest 88, we like to talk about 'Adaptive' cycles and by this we mean cycles that are specifically designed to provide for different kinds of riding and individual needs. The distinction is important and demonstrates that the equipment available today isnt merely an afterthought. A common response we hear at shows and at our shop is "we never knew that this kind of equipment existed". That is something we want to change so that people can start riding now and not have any regrets over missed opportunities. Please help us to spread the word!

Yes we do and we have been active in supplying many cycling schemes around the UK for the last 10 years. The Draisin range of therapy and companion cycles, including wheelchair loaders and tandem trikes, are built to take the demands of a busy cycling schemes and tens of thousands of miles! Our Adaptive cycles have a reputation for robust construction and great serviceability. They also offer a wide range of accessories to help you to widen your scope for inclusion, including bib/harnesses, footplates, calf supports and reclining seats. Please contact us for more information and check out the Your Stories Section of this website for some great case studies. From time to time we have special bundle offers for schools and clubs which include tricycles and go-karts. Please check out our website for School Offer postings or contact us at cycling@quest88.com for information on current offers.

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