The Award Winning

ROUGHRIDER WHEELCHAIR

RoughRider Wheelchair

$895.00

U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand Only.
For large volume orders and developing world discounts,
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SKU: RRWC101 Category:

Long Wheelbase: Provides outstanding stability and safety from tipping – the number one cause of injury to wheelchair riders
WideFlex Casters: Whirlwind’s signature Zimbabwe wheels float over soft surfaces like grass and mud and absorb shocks for a smooth ride
Tight Turning: Radius useable in spaces as tight as less stable chairs
Super Duty Tough: Double the industry standard durability performance tests
Multi Position Rear Axle: Allows for center of gravity adjustment for optimal balance
Easy Transport: Simple X-Brace folding design
Bucket Seat: Seat dump designed keep the rider safe chair sudden stops
Machine Washable Upholstery
Easily Available Parts: – Tires, tubes, hardware and bearings are easy to find locally
Sporty Wheel Camber: -3 degrees of wheel camber gives ergonomic push rim placement and lateral stability
Push Button Quick Release Wheels: Now standard

Seat Widths: 15.5”, 17”, 18.5”
Seat Depths: 16”, 18”
Front Seat Height: 19.3”
Back Seat Height: 16.5”
Seat Angle: 12 degrees
Back Height: 17”
Foot Rest Height: 12” – 17” below seat (adjustable)
Lower Back Support Angle: fixed at 8 degrees
Upper Back Support Angle: 12 degrees
Wheel Camber: 3 degrees
Axle Position: 5-position adjustable +/- 0.8”
Max Tested Rider Weight: 220 lbs
Track Length: 20.4” – 23.55”
Overall Width: 21.5” – 28.5”
Caster Size: 4.5” x 3”
Overall Length:*** 38.7” – 41.85”
Frame Type: Folding
Folded Width: 14” including rear wheels
Weight: 44-45 lbs. depending on seat width (with Whirlwind Super Duty Mountain Bike wheels)
Seat Height measurement is based on 15.5 Seat Width. Seat Height varies +/- 1.2” with other Seat Widths. Variance in seat height affects effective Back Height, and effective Back Angle Bend.
Track Length is the distance between where the front and rear wheels contact the ground. This distance varies with axle position.
Overall Length is the distance from the front to the back of the chair. This distance varies with axle position.

The award-winning RoughRider is designed to handle rugged terrain with ease. It has been proven in over 25 countries by thousands of riders who live in the worst of conditions and need the best of chairs. Riders use it as a super-durable daily-use chair or as a backup when life calls for off-pavement adventures. See it in action here.

We believe in affordable technology that frees people to live life to the fullest – even in rugged environments.

The RoughRider is Whirlwind’s answer to expensive fragile chairs that unnecessarily limit access.Priced at less than half of other outdoor wheelchairs, the RoughRider is by far the best-value rugged wheelchair.

Now available in the USA.

Customizing and Ordering My RoughRider

It is important that your RoughRider fit you well. A poorly fit wheelchair can cause pressure sores and fall-related injuries. A well fit wheelchair promotes safety, health, and provides the most independence through mobility. Take a moment to carefully measure yourself for your RoughRider. With the help of your Occupational Therapist or other health care professional, determine the Seat Width, Seat Depth, Backrest Height, and Back Rest Angle of your RoughRider before ordering. If you already know your wheelchair dimensions, Skip Below to ordering.

SEAT WIDTH

To find the distance between your hips, first position yourself seated with pelvis upright on a firm surface. Then, measure the distance between the widest points of the hips and thighs without compressing any tissue. Finally, record your measurements. It is important not to have a chair that is wider than necessary as it will be harder to push and may prevent you from passing through narrow doorways.
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SEAT DEPTH

Position yourself seated upright on a firm surface. Measure the length of your upper leg, the distance from behind the knee to the back of the pelvis (back of your lower leg). Subtract 1/2” to find the maximum seat depth, to allow for space between the back of the knee/upper leg and seat fabric. Record the final measurement.

 

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PREFERRED BACKREST ANGLE

Backrest angles are determined by the torso control of the rider. Whirlwind recommends that those with less torso control, such as quadriplegics, sit with a backrest angled further backwards to avoid falling forward in a wheelchair. Those with more torso control, such as amputees, can sit with the backrest more upright. Proper backrest angle is best determined by an occupational therapist or health care professional. Although there is only one option – 8 degrees – in the drop down list below, you can adjust the backrest angle by adjusting the backrest straps (i.e. looser at the bottom and tighter at the top for a more erect position).
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Description

The award-winning RoughRider is designed to handle rugged terrain with ease. It has been proven in over 60 countries by more than 50,000 riders who live in the worst of conditions and need the best of chairs. Riders use it as a super-durable daily-use chair or as a backup when life calls for off-pavement adventures. See it in action here.

We believe in affordable technology that frees people to live life to the fullest – even in rugged environments.

The RoughRider is Whirlwind’s answer to expensive fragile chairs that unnecessarily limit access. Priced at less than half of other outdoor wheelchairs, the RoughRider is by far the best-value rugged wheelchair.

Now available in the USA and for shipment to Canada, Europe, and Australia.  Please note that significant volume discounts are available for donations in developing countries.

Additional information

Weight 44-45 lbs
Dimensions 37 × 13 × 26 in
Seat Width

15.5" (39.5cm), 17" (43cm), 18.5" (47cm)

Seat Depth

16" (40cm), 18" (46cm)