Having finally had a good day yesterday, I installed the puncture sealant in my powerchair tyres and, today, I ventured out for the first time, in a break between showers, to post a letter.
It’s the first time I’ve ridden a powerchair on the pavement for about 15 years – and the last. There weren’t 2 consecutive paving slabs that were level. Apart from massive discomfort, they’d shake my batteries to bits in no time.
Came back home on Continue reading
Regular readers will know I’ve just bought a new powerchair, a Shoprider (aka Roma), Lugano.
To say I’m very pleased with it would be an understatement – it might well be the best chair I’ve had, and there’ve been a few. Part of its attraction is that, while it’s suppose to be a Class 2, 4mph pavement machine, in goes like the clappers.
It’s at least as fast as my Class 3, 8mph scooter. Actually, that was an over-estimation. Using my satnav to check the speed gave me between 5.5 and 6mph
Why? I haven’t Continue reading