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Book your free assessment for special needs bikes and trikes throughout Scotland

Check out Jay enjoying riding his Tomcat Fizz special needs bike in Scotland.

This amazing special needs trike is suitable for children over 95cm tall through to adults, with mild to severe visual, learning and/or physical disabilities.

Why shouldn’t every child enjoy cycling?

Every Tomcat Special Needs Trike is custom-built solely for the rider and our fully trained Product Specialists will take the time with the irder, their family and their health professional to ensure the correct trike is chosen.

They will also liaise with you throughout the build process and hand over your trike at a convenient time. They can help advise previous funding avenues should this be required.

 

 

Call us today on 0131 440 3929 to arrange your free special needs trike assessment throughout Scotland

 

 

special needs bike in Scotland Tel 0131 440 3929

The Tomcat Fizz features;

  • Carer Control™ so carer can steer and brake from behind
  • Can convert to a Trailer-Trike™ easily
  • Featuring an optional “latch on” bar
  • Optional fixed, free-wheeling or Dual Drive (fixed and free)
  • Quick-Release Frame
  • Three control options (Fully independent, Carer Controlled or Carer Braking)

What makes Tomcat Special Needs Trikes different?

The unique features of Tomcat Special Needs Trikes set them apart from alternatives. These include;

  • Two piece frame for ease of transport
  • Carer Control™ allows Carer to steer or brake from behind user
    • Tomcat developed this signature feature that is now industry standard worldwide. It is the Gold Standard against which all others are judged
  • They can be converted to a Trailer-Trike™ easily (except the Tiger model)
    • Hitch it to the back of a bike for a fun cycle ride!
  • They are the lightest trikes on the market – just 14kg (without accessories)
  • All Tomcat Trikes are custom built to suit the child or adult – including different gear ratios rather than off the shelf settings
  • Option for a hoist accessible Special Needs Trike (The Tamara)

Customer testimonial:

“The trike has made family walks at the weekend much more fun for Beatrice and she also like nothing better than riding it to collect her sister from school. It has improved her quality of life and enabled her to pedal alongside her peers. We are all very grateful!”

Beatrice, Rachel, James and Phoebe Hirons

 

 

We offer free home assessments or visit our showroom in Edinburgh

See the full range of Tomcat Special Needs Trikes available in Scotland

We offer the full range of Tomcat Special Needs Trikes in Scotland

Free Trike assessments available throughout Scotland – call today on 0131 440 3929

Our fully trained Product Specialists offer free, no obligation assessment of the Tomcat Special Needs Trikes range throughout Scotland.

One of our experienced assessors will visit you and the rider in question, with all the essential pieces of equipment needed to find out exactly what type of trike, support and features are needed.

The Assessor will also be able to help answer any questions that you have on the day.

Tomcat Trikes are all custom-built so we do need the rider to be present at the assessment.

You will be welcome to book an assessment at our mobility showroom in Loanhead, Edinburgh – or we can come to you.

All assessments are without any obligation whatsoever and our team are patient, knowledgeable and friendly!

Call us today to arrange your Special Needs Trike assessment in Scotland on

Tel: 0131 440 3929

A little about the inventor – Bob Griffin

Tomcat Special Needs Trikes founder, Bob Griffin, has been a lifelong professional engineer, with many years experience in manufacturing, marine engineering and innovation.

In 1special needs trike scotland Bob Griffin997, Bob met his wife Anne, and her son Thomas who had Angelman’s syndrome, a profound disability, typified by severe learning difficulties, sleep disturbance and poor coordination.

Bob and Tom soon became best friends and Bob looked for ways to help Tom sleep through increasing his exercise. At that time, trikes were considered unsuitable for children like Tom on safety and ability grounds, however Bob invented an entirely new kind of trike called a “Tomcat” which overcame the difficulties that were holding children like Tom back.

Its main feature was “Carer Control” – a rear steering and braking innovation that put the carer in control of every aspect of the child’s safety.

It became Tomcat signature invention, and the industry standard for special needs trike manufacturers worldwide, however, Tomcats patented system remains the gold standard by which all others are judged.

In 2013, Tomcat won the Queens award for Innovation for the 30 plus innovations that Tomcat developed for the disabled community.