Being able to ride a bike is the best feeling ever, riding through the beautiful sceneries, feeling the cool breeze and warm sunlight. However, people with limited mobility are not able to ride a bike but now with the help of companion bikes, they are also able to ride the bike. The companion bike is basically a tricycle style bicycle, it comes with a removable front seat and even comes with a foldable carbon fiber frame.
This versatile bike is perfect for people with limited mobility who can enjoy the ride with the removable front seat, for parents who want to take their kids from one place to another or for people who want to transport different items from one place to another. It even helps you get exercise and also maintains fitness.
The companion bike is great because the carbon fiber frame can be folded, so you can easily store it anywhere you like, you can even attach it to the car rack. Secondly, it is pretty adaptable and you can use it without any hassle. You will not even face any trouble while setting it up.
The companion bike is one of its kind and you may have never seen anything like it before. It is true that not all people are able to ride a bicycle, but the companion bike allows all kinds of people to ride a bike. It was initially designed for people who have limited mobility issues so that they can enjoy the ride while being on the removable seat since they cannot pedal on their own. The other person can pedal the companion bike. This way, the person with limited mobility and a normal person, will be able to ride a bike without any hassle or difficulty. If there is someone who is injured and is unable to pedal, then that person can also ride the companion bike through the removable front seat.
The companion bike is also great for parents who want to transfer things from one place to another. Going on a picnic? And having trouble carrying the stuff? Well, you can now use the companion bike to help you carry all the stuff. Also, people who want to ride the bike but are unable to do it because of their kids, they can easily ride the companion bike while having their kids sit in the front.
There are so many different benefits of the companion bike. Firstly, it is very easy to ride as compared to a regular bicycle. With the companion bike, you get greater stability and you will not worry about falling. The carbon fiber frame is foldable, so it is easy to store and it can be used when needed for transportation or other purposes. All the people who are not able to ride a bike can ride the companion bike and enjoy the outdoors, just like other people.
The idea of companion bike was penned down in the year 2015. In 2016, R&D took place. In the year 2017, the first prototype was built and the patent was finalized. By the year 2018, the utility patent was issued and in 2019, MAKO was successful in delivering a production run prototype. Lastly, in the year 2020, the crowdfunding campaign started.
The idea of companion bike came from the trip to Vietnam, it was inspired by all the taxis and rickshaws that are used for transportation in Vietnam. The main goal of coming up with this bike was to provide freedom to all the people. People who have mobility issues are not really able to enjoy nature and their surrounding but this companion bike helps them see the world and nature just like a regular person, riding a bike. The coolest thing about this bike is that it has a foldable design and it is also adaptable.
If you are someone who has limited mobility issues or if you know someone who would enjoy riding this bike, then make sure that you get your hands on it. Its features such as a removable front seat and footrest, foldable carbon fiber frame and quality materials will definitely make you fall in love with it.
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