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Shock-Absorbing Wheels Let Riders Rediscover the Thrill of Adventure

Shock-Absorbing Wheels Let Riders Rediscover the Thrill of Adventure
Design

Critics said wheelchairs couldn't sport suspensions; SoftWheel proves them wrong

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 19 february 2016

For as long as the wheel has been around, people have said that there’s no need to reinvent it. Indeed, ‘innovation’ and ‘invention’ are two distinct words, the former implying some level of iteration to better preexisting items while the latter is something completely new and mysterious. Neither novel nor boring ideas ever exist on one end of the spectrum though—take SoftWheel, for example, a company reshaping the experience of riding wheelchairs.

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