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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our FAQ to find answers to your common questions. Discover useful information about our products, services and much more.

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Where to buy a GBY swiss bike?

Our adapted tricycles can be purchased from our dealers or at our point of sale in Fribourg. The location of our resellers can be found under next page.

Where to try or rent a GBY swiss bike?

Our partner dealers have special demo bikes in store that can be tuned for you and which you can then try out. It is also possible to rent one of our recumbent bikes even for a day, the information can be found on thenext page.

Why is it better to make an appointment to test ride a bike?

Our adapted bikes have a modular chassis that can be adapted to the nearest centimeter. For this, it is best to have information beforehand such as the height, weight and capabilities of each person. The general prerequisites are on thenext page.

How much does an arm and leg bike - Go-Tryke cost at GBY SWISS?

The price of our special bikes varies depending on the needs of the person. To get an estimate, all the information can be found on the next page.

What models does GBY SWISS offer?

There is only one model of bicycle with hand and leg movement which is theGo-Tryke. It adapts to people measuring approximately 1m55 to 1m90 and to different types of disabilities such as paraplegia, multiple sclerosis, hemiplegia and much more (spina bifida, polio, Lyme disease, Charcot disease, BMI, etc. ).

Can you take a wheelchair with the Go-Tryke?

It is possible to add a hook to hitch a trailer on the Go-Tryke so you can take your wheelchair with you. Other tailor-made adaptations can also be considered depending on compliance with current standards.

For which motor disability is it possible to use the handbike - Go-Tryke?

It is possible to operate the Bike-Go-Tryke with the strength of just one arm. The pathologies or disabilities can be very varied such as pathologies such as: spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), polio (poliomyelitis), ataxia, spinal cord tumor, cerebral palsy, Charcot disease (ALS), myasthenia, Guillain-Barré syndrome, muscular dystrophy , spina bifida, hemiplegia, ankylosing spondylitis, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), myelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), primary lateral sclerosis (PLS), myopathy, Rett syndrome, tuberous sclerosis (TSB), West syndrome , osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), Arnold-Chiari malformation, polyradiculoneuritis, Dressler syndrome, dystonia, Moebius syndrome, Strümpell-Lorrain and much more.

Can you ride a Go-Tryke bike while hemiplegic?

Our "Go-Tryke" handbikes are one of the only bikes in the world that can be used by people with hemiplegia. This is made possible thanks to its tilting steering, which allows the user to use their active side and at the same time their injured side but in a passive manner.

How to preserve my battery during the winter

Batteries for electric bikes must keep a minimum charge. This is why it is important to never leave the battery without charge for an extended period of time. Additionally, temperatures affect battery cells. Also, to store your battery, follow the charging recommendations provided by the manufacturer.

How far can I travel on the battery on the GBY SWISS bike?

The distance traveled depends on several factors such as the total weight of the vehicle, the altitude of the route, the temperature, the type of tire and much more. We can roughly estimate a distance between 20 and 80km depending on the conditions.

What is the advantage of having the engine at the rear of the GBY recumbent bike?

Placing the motor at the rear of the recumbent bike can improve traction on the rear wheel, which is especially beneficial in slippery or rough road conditions. This can help prevent front wheel spin when accelerating.

What does the abbreviation SEP mean?

The abbreviation SEP is used by us to say S = Sclerosis, E = en, P = Plaques. The disease multiple sclerosis is also sometimes mistuned or spelled as multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis.

What does the term CPG mean?

The term CPG refers to the English word: central pattern generator. This is a method that we use on our adapted bike the Go-Tryke. More details can be found on this page.

What does the abbreviation SCI mean?

The abbreviation SCI represents the English term: spinal cord injury. It refers to spinal cord injury and can be popularized by the terms: paraplegia, spinal cord injury, tetraplegia, quadriplegia, spinal cord injury and many others.

What is a bicycle for people with disabilities called?

Bicycles for people with reduced mobility are named under different names and sometimes misspelled such as:  bicycle for the disabled, disabled bicycle, handicapped bicycle, handicapped tricycle, handicapped tricycle, tricycle, adapted bicycle, handicapped bicycle, paraplegic bicycle, bicycle for the handicapped, bicycle for the handicapped, bicycle for the disabled, bicycle adapted for wheelchairs, bicycle adapted for the handicapped , disabled bike, PMR bike, paraplegic bike, bike for wheelchair users, bike for people with reduced mobility, tricycle bike for the disabled, bikes adapted for disabled people.

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