Lions donation makes triking more accessible

Cambridge Lion Jackie Gunn gives The Handee a go after presenting it to the Avantidrome Community Trikes group.

The Cambridge Lions have helped make cycling all the more accessible for people working with the Avantidrome Community Trikes group.

The organisation recently received a new trike from the Lions, The Handee, which will enable riders who struggle to get onto a standard trike to get on and ride.

“It is ideal for any rider but is especially well adapted for those with lower limb dysfunction or amputees,” trikes coordinator Aaron Ure explained.

“As a community group we are grateful for the support from groups like the Lions Club as they allow us to spend more time on the job, helping those in need and less time having to find the funding required to run our sessions and keep them viable.

“To all our local Lions club members, our thanks for your support of the Avantidrome Community Trikes as a community project. Our community is so fortunate to have you partner with us as a whole.”

To find out more about the Avantidrome Community Trikes contact Aaron on 027 484 3664 or email trikes@avantidrome.nz.

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