November 17, 2019

(NDIS = National Disability Insurance Scheme (Australia))

Here below is my understanding and observation regarding NDIS.

-each person with disability plans by themselves, support/service/goods etc they want in coming year, and apply for budget

-NDIS decide the person’s bu...

November 17, 2019

We visited The Ponds School. 8 students tried COGY. Most of them are COGY-size-wise in between S and M. Their body and limbs are big and long, but because of the stiffness etc, their foot sometimes don’t reach the pedal.

I discovered the common way of arranging M size C...

November 16, 2019

This unit has about 20 beds, occupied with people with neurological condition, before they recover to the stage they go home. Stroke, Brain injury etc.

They have a COGY for their patients in the therapy room.

I asked one of the therapists. Is there any tendency who likes...

November 16, 2019

There are 3 Public Children’s Hospitals in NSW.

COGY visited them.

At one of them, they had a boy (their patient) who they think would enjoy COGY.

Alex, 12yo, very tall. In my eyes, he seems to have had a brain injury. He cannot talk, but communicate using hand gesture et...

September 30, 2019

One of the indications of gear getting worn is,

the amount of the play (or absorbance, allowance).

Here's how to measure it.

0) parking brake on

1) stick a piece of masking tape onto differential gear, covering the line

2) hold a pen, pointing on...

September 30, 2019

Have you ever experienced while you are pedalling COGY, the slippy movement when you push the pedal with your full strength? It often happens on incline slopes. Also with a person with good strength, but with difficulty controlling the movement.

Every time the pedalling...

September 30, 2019

If the caster wheels are damaged, this will annoy your pedalling, too.

when you pedal over dented surface, you will more likely get stuck onto the dent, instead of riding over them enjoying the noise and bumping shock.

Checking the caster wheels

1)Is the horizontal spin s...

September 30, 2019

If you feel steering is harder than usual, tyre may be getting flat.

There are 3 sizes in COGY line-up, L M S.

Each model has 3 inflated wheels, 2x front, 1x rear.

Find the correct pressure for each tyre in the table below.

The rear tyre of M and S size models is very tric...

September 30, 2019

Please check inside the steering unit (the black plastic cup). 

1 (or 2) of the 2 columns guiding the steering wire may be damaged.

click to video 

To take the black cup off, undo these 2 screws.

You will have to take the steering metal bar first.

Use the zipper plastic bag...

December 20, 2018

Thank you for all the support this year.

Here is part of the list of people who tried COGY this year (individual names are all anonym).

-Stefan in Auckland (complete spinal cord injury) who extremely kindly tried COGY for me just because I wanted to see.

-Rakatauri in Wha...

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