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Levaté Wheelchair Lift

Levaté Wheelchair Lift

The top shelf of items at the grocery store is a known nemesis of manual wheelchair users. So tantalizing close, yet so often out of reach. But what if there was a way to change that? What if there was an easy, safe way to boost your chair a foot off the ground? Meet Levaté. […]

George Gallego (above, center) is focused on increased quality of life for people with SCI.

NSCIA Chapter Check-In: Greater New York City

New York City Chapter Grows with Collaboration, Spotlight New York City

Products: October 2014

Products: October 2014

Best of Gearcrip; New and noted products

Lynx Grills: The ADA Grill

Lynx Grills: The ADA Grill

Summer is almost over, and for many that also means the end of grilling season is nigh. There’s just something about grilling hot dogs and hamburgers in the cold that doesn’t seem quite right. But grill-enthusiasts who don’t mind chilly weather and who also have deep pockets will want to check out the new ADA […]

Crytico.com: Yelp for the Mobility Industry?

Crytico.com: Yelp for the Mobility Industry?

As the purveyors of all things “Gear,” this week’s post takes a roll away from the product previews we’ve been doing to preview a new web site that hopes to change the way you chose your gear. Crytico.com, which launched its pilot phase last week, aims to become the leading website dedicated to reviews of […]

SoftWheel-Acrobat

SoftWheel Acrobat: Reinventing the Wheel

Like many wheelchair users, I am a huge fan of anything that makes my wheelchair look cooler and ride better. So you can imagine my excitement upon seeing the SoftWheel Acrobat, a literal reinvention of the wheel that could help smooth out some of the inevitable bumps we all face. The Acrobat wheel replaces spokes […]

Wheelchair Lacrosse

Wheelchair Lacrosse

Adaptive lacrosse is taking off despite obstacles — like how to wheel and carry a big stick at the same time.

 NSCIA Chapter Check-In: Houston

NSCIA Chapter Check-In: Houston

The Houston chapter hosts Camp Xtreme; Spotlight: Houston

Bbraver-handrims

BBraver Handrims

Here at GearCrip, we’re dedicated to bringing you the latest, hottest tech and gear trends for the wheelchair using community. Today we’ve got something so new you can’t even buy it on its own website yet! GearCrippers, meet the BBraver handrim. The hot-off-the-press release promises “an innovative handrim that makes using a wheelchair more comfortable […]

Tek RMD Moving Standing Frame

Tek RMD Moving Standing Frame

A couple of years ago the Internet and media went crazy over a video of a young man using a streamlined machine that looked like a cross between a standing frame and a wheelchair to move around in a standing position. The product was the Tek RMD (Robotic Mobilization Device), and in news bits and […]