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Links to other useful sites & information

Doing Sport Differently
Doing Sport Differently is a guide written by and for people with live experience of disability or health conditions and covers the benefits of sport and fitness, how disabled people can get involved – whether playing, watching or coaching. Please click this link to download the free PDF.

Manufacturers and suppliers of specialised cycles
The following are some of the companies which we are aware of. There are doubtless others out there – if you know any then tell us about them and we will try to include them.

London Recumbents – specialised cycle hire in London parks & agents for various special needs cycles.  Tel: 020 8299 6636

Mission Cycles – specialists in trikes – Tel: 01622 815 615

Pashley – suppliers of special needs cycles – Tel: 01789 292 263

Pedal Partners (no website) – specialise in special needs cycles – Tel: 01621 815690

2cancycle – manufacturer of special side-by-side recumbent – Tel: 01642 881881

Team Hybrid – Manufacturers of handcycle wheelchair attachments – Tel: 01329 830117

Theraplay – specialised tricycles for special needs

Van Raam – Dutch manufacturers of a number of our specialised bikes

Ashfield Special Needs – UK agents for Van Raam Cycles – Tel: 01945 880178

Get Cycling – Community interest company in York selling disability cycles – Tel:01904 636 812
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Charities & Disability organisations
The following are a few charities, both local and national, which may be of interest. It is by no means an exhaustive list, but may help you to find the organisation you are looking for.

DirectGov – Caring for Someone

Cerebral Palsy Guidance – providing vital guidance & assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.

Contact a Family – Tel: 020 7608 8700

Counselling-Directory – find a counsellor near you – Tel: 0844 8030 240

Equality & Human Rights Commission – Tel: 0845 604 6610

Disabled Go – Search for accessible places to go

Disabled Workers Co-operative

Down’s Syndrome Association

Mencap – Tel: 020 7454 0454

Mind

National Autistic Society – Tel: 020 7833 2299

Richmond AID – advice & information on disability – Tel: 020 8831 6080

Richmond CVS – Tel: 020 3178 8785

RNIB – Tel: 0845 766 9999

Scope

The Wheel Life – website created for wheelchair users

Whizz Kidz – Tel: 0207 233 6600

Woodlarks Camp Site – accommodation for people with disabilities – Tel: 01252 716279

Local Information

Inforich – a searchable database containing details of over 1,800 organisations in Richmond.

Totally Richmond the local community guide to Richmond upon Thames
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Cycling organisations & information
Finally, some more general information for cyclists.

cycle1st.com – Portal for all things cycling

Cycle Touring Club (CTC) – Tel: 01483 417217

Cycling Projects – Tel: 01925 234 213

London Cycling Campaign – Tel: 020 7928 7220

Sustrans

All-abilities cycle hire schemes in London:

London Cycling for All network

London Bikeworks all ability clubs, Victoria Park, Little Wormwood Scrubs & Olympic Park:

London Wheels for Wellbeing, Croydon, Herne Hill & Lewisham:

London Eco Local, Sutton

London Pedal Power, Finsbury Park

UK-wide schemes:

Charlotte’s Tandems free tandem loan

Wheels for All specialised cycling sessions

Yorkshire:

Open Country tandem club

York Get Cycling

Articles and features about all-abilities cycling:

Doing Sport Differently, a guide written by and for people with live experience of disability or health conditions, which covers the benefits of sport and fitness, how disabled people can get involved – whether playing, watching or coaching. Please click this link to download the free PDF.

Cycling UK (formerly Cyclists Touring Club) Cyclists’ Touring Club Guide to Adapted Cycles

London Cycling Campaign all-abilities information listing from community cycling team, Tel: 020 7234 9310. Source:click here

Velovision specialised ‘alternative’ cycling magazine

Look North TV feature on Get Cycling, York, and a project for people with dementia:

Open Country, Yorkshire, newsletter Autumn 2015

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