Special Bikes for Special Kids by a Special Man

Bicycles and tricycles for special needs children have adaptations like foot straps, torso supports and adjustable parts. They cost from $800 to $5,000, said Andrew McLindon, 53, founder of the foundation.

Over seven years, the McLindon Family Foundation has given away adaptive tricycles to children in nine states, helping them feel the independence and freedom of riding a bike.

McLindon’s love of bicycles led him to give away adaptive bikes. After success with the commercial construction company he started in 1989, he added auxiliary businesses that became Mainspring Companies, a group of construction, maintenance and real estate development enterprises.

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Bicycle Riding

When was the last time you rode? For some the answer is today or yesterday. For others it’s “quite a while ago.”

Not only does this infographic list benefits for all of us when we ride, regardless of skill level, it also lays out a whole lot of other information pertaining to bikes and riding. In fact, from “racers” down to the “well, I’m thinking about getting a bike” folks, will find this interesting. It’s very well done.

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This graphic appeared on Lifehack.