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From athlete to disabled person, to businessman.

From the accident, through the first prototype made in a storage, to the creation of the GBY SA company with its mass production, you are in the right place to find out about our incredible story.

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Creation of GBY SA


Incomplete tetraplegic C6-C7


Combine sport, health and rehabilitation with the right movement

Accident de VTT de Sebastian Tobler 2013 - GBY SWISS

31.07.2013, Sebastian falls while mountain biking. Medical diagnosis: incomplete quadriplegic, C6-C7.


2013 premier projet étudiant d'un handbike pour Sebastian Tobler - GBY SWISS

6 weeks after the accident, the first project work was given to the students.


Premier dessin du prototype du Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

First drawings of prototype 1 of the arm and leg adapted bike, by Sebastian

35 heures d'entraînement d'un tétraplégique incomplet - GBY SWISS

Beginning of an exploratory and intensive training of 6 days out of 7. That is more than 35 hours per week.



Premiers tours de roues du prototype Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

First laps of the PRM bike prototype. 

FES pour le vélo adapté Go-Tryke avec la BFH-TI - GBY SWISS

Start of the on-board electrical stimulation (FES) project with Professor Dr. Kenneth Hunt of BFH-Ti



Création de l'entreprise GBY SA - GBY SWISS

Creation of the start-up GBY (Go-By-Yourself)

Stage d'entraînement intensif aux Etats-Unis de Sebastian Tobler - GBY SWISS

2-week intensive rehabilitation training course in the US


Création de la Start-Up GBY SA à Vuisternens-en-Ogoz - GBY SWISS

Development in Vuisternens-en-Ogoz, with Chang-Ho, first engineer collaborator

Etude Stimo avec Grégoire Courtine et Jocelyne Bloch de Sebastian Tobler - GBY SWISS

Start in the "stimo" study (internal implantation of electrical stimulation of the nerves of the spinal cord) for Sebastian as a patient, with Prof. Dr Jocelyne Bloch and Grégoire Courtine



Premiers tests de la pré-série du Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

GBY test of the use of the arms and legs bike on 6 people for 6 weeks. At the end of the test, 5 people buy a Go-Tryke bike!

Ouverture du téléjournal de la RTS - GBY SWISS

The French-speaking Swiss television RTS opens the news at GBY with 7:30 p.m. live.


Début des ventes de la première série de Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

Start of sales of the first series of 50 "Go-Tryke" adapted bicycles

National Geographic viennent faire un reportage chez GBY SA - GBY SWISS

National Geographic reports on the bicycle for people with reduced mobility at GBY SA



GBY SA remporte le prix de l'innovation Fribourg avec son vélo Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

Friborg innovation prize competition and postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19. GBY wins the competition with its Go-Tryke adapted bike, Start-Up category!

Développement de la méthode de réhabilitation GBY SA - GBY SWISS

At the end of 2020, decision to develop the rehabilitation method based on the GBY movement.



Lancement d'un projet innosuisse de mesures appelé IXES avec le Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

Start of the innosuisse iXES project for on-board measurement and stimulation on the Go-Tryke adapted bike. A collaborative work between GBY and the RehaLab of the BFH.

Ouverture du laboratoire SCI-Mobility à Bienne de Sebastian Tobler - GBY SWISS

Fitting out of the SCI-Mobility Lab at the Bernese University of Applied Sciences (BFH) in Biel. A laboratory dedicated to the mobility of people with disabilities.



Vente de la deuxième série de Go-Tryke - GBY SWISS

Start of sales of the second series of PMR Go-Tryke bikes.

Premiers pas dans la nature de Sebastian Tobler grâce à la méthode GBY SA - GBY SWISS

Sebastian walks for the first time in the forest thanks to the rehabilitation method and his Go-Tryke adapted arms and legs bike.



Etude clinique sur le Go-Tryke avec la fondation suisse pour paraplégique à Notwill - GBY SWISS

Launch of a clinical study for Swiss paraplegic research with 25 people who will ride a Go-Tryke bike for 6 weeks.

Suite à venir avec GBY SA et ses différents partenaires - GBY SWISS

To be continued...



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