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Aluminium hand rim polished and hard-anodised
Aluminium hand rim, polished and hard-anodised
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Very light hand rim.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″
Diameters16 mm (20″, 22″), 19 mm (20″, 22″, 24″, 26″)
Weight295 g (24″)
Coloursmetallic gold-silver
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
good
  • Scratches cannot just be removed using sandpaper, as this would damage the anodic coating.
  • Note: if the anodic coating is damaged, you might get black hands!
Grip
average
Heat conduction
excellent
Aluminium hand rim powder-coated
Aluminium hand rim, powder-coated
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Custom colour design possible.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″
Diameters16 mm (20″, 22″), 19 mm (20″, 22″, 24″, 26″)
Weight375 g (24″)
Coloursall frame colours
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
NotesDue to its low grip we do not recommend silky coating!
Scratch resistance
below average
  • Scratches cannot just be removed using sandpaper, as this would damage the powder coating.
  • Note: if the powder coating is damaged, you might get black hands!
Grip
good
(glossy coating)
Heat conduction
below average
High-grade steel hand rim
High-grade steel hand rim
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Low-maintenance hand rim, the allrounder.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″, 28″
Diameters20 mm
Weight673 g (24″)
Coloursmetallic silver (high-grade steel)
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
good
  • Scratches can be easily removed using sandpaper.
Grip
good
Heat conduction
good
Titanium hand rim
Titanium hand rim
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Reduced allergy risk.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″, 26″
Diameters19 mm
Weight410 g (24″)
Coloursmetallic silver (titanium)
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
excellent
  • Scratches can be easily removed using sandpaper.
Grip
average
Heat conduction
excellent
Ultra Grip hand rim
Ultragrip hand rim
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Very good grip.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″
Diameters24 mm
Weight670 g (24″)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsTo be used if gripping function is impaired or possibly even if it is non-existent.
Scratch resistance
average
  • Rubber layer can be damaged easily, especially on the side.
  • Rubber not replaceable, hand rim must be replaced once heavily scratched.
Grip
outstanding
Heat conduction
very weak
Ergo Grip hand rim
Ergo Grip hand rim
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Good grip. Braking is possible on the metal on the sides to prevent the hands from getting too hot.
 
Mounting optionsfar
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″
Height21 mm
Width38 mm
Strip width32 mm
Weight1040 g (24″)
ColoursRubber: black; side: metallic silver (aluminium)
Suitability for tetraplegicsCan be used without gripping function using ball of thumb.
Scratch resistance
average
  • No rubber layer but aluminium on the sides; Therefore better scratch resistance on the sides than with the Ultra Grip hand rim.
  • Rubber not replaceable, hand rim must be replaced once heavily scratched.
Grip
outstanding
Heat conduction
average
  • Good heat conduction on the sides and on the inside of the hand rim. If you wish to brake in this area (to avoid hot hands), gripping function is necessary.
Curve hand rim black-anodised
Curve hand rim, black-anodised
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Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″, 26″
Height24 mm (24″), 31 mm (24″, 26″)
Weight24″: 330 g (24 mm), 470 g (31 mm); 26″: 570 g (31 mm)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
average
  • Scratches cannot just be removed using sandpaper, as this would damage the anodic coating.
  • Note: if the anodic coating is damaged, you might get black hands!
Grip
good
Heat conduction
excellent
Curve hand rim powder-coated
Curve hand rim
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Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″, 26″
Height24 mm (24″), 31 mm (24″, 26″)
Weight24″: 350 g (24 mm), 490 g (31 mm); 26″: 590 g (31 mm)
Coloursall frame colours
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
NotesDue to its low grip we do not recommend silky coating!
Scratch resistance
below average
  • Scratches cannot just be removed using sandpaper, as this would damage the powder coating.
  • Note: if the powder coating is damaged, you might get black hands!
Grip
good
(glossy coating)
Heat conduction
below average
Curve Grip hand rim
Curve Grip hand rim
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Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″
Height24 mm (24″), 31 mm (24″, 26″)
Weight700 g (24″), 930 g (26″)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsTo be used if gripping function is impaired or possibly even if it is non-existent.
Scratch resistance
average
  • Rubber layer can be damaged easily, especially on the side.
  • Rubber not replaceable, hand rim must be replaced once heavily scratched.
Grip
outstanding
Heat conduction
very weak
Quadro hand rim
Quadro hand rim
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Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″, 26″
Height31 mm
Weight810 g (24″), 930 g (26″)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsTo be used if gripping function is impaired or possibly even if it is non-existent.
Scratch resistance
average
  • Rubber layer can be damaged easily, especially on the side.
  • Rubber not replaceable, hand rim must be replaced once heavily scratched.
Grip
outstanding
Heat conduction
very weak
Gekko hand rim black-anodised
Gekko hand rim
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Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes24″, 26″
Height31 mm
Weight700 g (24″), 770 g (26″)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
average
  • On the side there is no rubber layer but aluminium, which makes it more scratch resistant than the Quadro hand rim.
  • Rubber can be replaced if required.
Grip
excellent
Heat conduction
average
  • Good heat conduction on the side and inside of the hand rim. If you wish to brake in this area (to avoid hot hands), gripping function is necessary.
Knobbed hand rim
Knobbed hand rim
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With 8 or 16 knobs. Knobs vertical and horizontal.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″, 26″
Diameters16 mm (20″, 22″), 19 mm (20″, 22″, 24″, 26″)
ColoursRubber: black; side: metallic silver (high-grade steel)
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
Scratch resistance
average
(side)
Grip
average
Heat conduction
average
(side)
Maxgrepp hand rim
Maxgrepp hand rim
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Very good grip. With soft, open-pored foam cover.
 
Mounting optionsclose and far
Sizes20″, 22″, 24″
Diameters25 mm
Weight601 g (24″)
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsTo be used if gripping function is impaired or possibly even if it is non-existent.
Scratch resistance
weak
Grip
excellent
Heat conduction
very weak
  • Thanks to its porous structure your hands do not get as hot as with the Ultra Grip.
Hand rim covers
Hand rim cover
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Temporary grip enhancement possible. Silicone cover.
 
Mounting optionsCan be added if hand rim in place, replaceable
Diameters24 mm
Coloursblack
Suitability for tetraplegicsGripping function of the hands should be intact.
NotesCould come off during contact with obstacles!
Scratch resistance
below average
  • Rubber layer can be damaged on the side.
  • Easy replacement possible.
Grip
outstanding
Heat conduction
very weak
 
 
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