BerkelBike recumbent bike: All About A Recumbent Bike
What is a BerkelBike? A BerkelBike is a cross between a handcycle and a recumbent bike. The BerkelBike recumbent bike is a very powerful tricycle cause the propulsion of the bike comes from both leg and arm power. The arm handles of the bike help operate the bike and are also used for steering which is very similar to a handcycle. When using a BerkelBike recumbent bike you will be hand biking using your arms which will make your legs move in a fashion that is the same as using a bicycle. The strengths added by your legs can be very favorable. Using the BerkelBike recumbent bike will allow you to exercise your physical condition and legs with the maximum effect. The BerkelBike recumbent bike can be equipped with smart devices at the feet which prevent your feet from slipping off the pedals when you are pedaling. When riding a BerkelBike recumbent bike, your posture is more upright and you will be sitting high than what is common with an average recumbent bike.
There are three different models of the BerkelBike including the BerkelBike Classic. This particular recumbent bike can be connected to your wheelchair which is very much like an attachable handcycle. The BerkelBike Classic can be equipped with the ‘Impuls’ system which makes it ideal for people with spinal cord injuries. The ‘Impuls’ system will help reactive the paralyzed leg muscles, which results in the legs becoming active again and can be use indoors and outdoors. The BerkelBike Classic can be connected to the cycle trainer which connects to a computer or laptop giving you access to a number of different virtual reality and training software packages.
The BerkelBike Pro is slightly different from the BerkelBike Classic. This particular recumbent bike has a wider wheelbase which makes it a much safer and a more stable tricycle. The BerkelBike Pro recumbent bike is also suitable for sports use. The backrest and seat position of the bike can be adjusted easily and quickly when you are seating in the BerkelBike Pro. The adjustable seat makes the bike more suitable for rehabilitation clinics. This particular recumbent bike can be connected to the ‘Impuls’ system as well as the cycle trainer. This particular bike is equipped with eight different gears.
The third model of the BerkelBike bikes is the BerkelBike Home which is the ultimate training bike that can be used from an electric wheelchair. The BerkelBike can be equipped with specially designed handgrips that are perfect for people with impaired hand functions and the bike can also be equipped with the ‘Impuls’ system.
If you are looking for something exciting that you can use from the comfort of your own home, then the Tacx i-Magic might be exactly what you are looking for. This software allows you to connect your bike to your computer making almost anything possible. This software will allow you to cycle in a virtual world. The software will even make it possible for you to compete in the Tour de France. You can even create your own tracks. As you pedal up hills on the screen you will notice that the trainer’s resistance will automatically increase.