August 5, 2019

Pak n Save is one of COGY’s favourite places. Wide isles, lots of things to look around, wide carpark, accessible environment.

WACC (West Auckland Cogy Club) had a regular outing at Pak n Save in Westgate. (We were going to have the outing at Hobsonville point costal wa...

November 11, 2018

Koko asked me to participate in the Auckland, Walk 2’Defeat MND in MT. Roskill. I was excited when I read Koko’s txt. Another chance to ride on a COGY! I have Cerebral palsy, but I face similar challenges faced by people with MND, so I was also happy to support the cau...

October 24, 2018

Every time I deliver COGY to a new user, there is some sort of drama. 

Today’s new user is a young boy with cerebral palsy. Before delivery, I have done the final “experiment” on his machine. He has been having difficulty grabbing onto the steering handle. The brake lev...

June 2, 2018

Miro is one of COGY lovers. He and his mum have been working to get funded for their own COGY.

"Miro looks less disabled on COGY", she said before. It was when we went to Western Springs Park for COGY exercise. I agree. Miro obtains his posture well, he shows more inter...

October 24, 2017

Today, I went to an intermediate school with COGY, to see a boy called Mike and therapists. Mike has cerebral palsy. He tried COGY before, and loved it. This time, we met at the school so that we can ask for professional advices from physiotherapists/occupational thera...

July 19, 2017

COGY is fun. On COGY, we use our hands for brake and direction. Direction is a fun part. Nobody cannot beat the temptation for playing donuts on COGY, and we challenge ourselves to a smaller and faster donut, until we get dizzy. (Yes, we all have young boy in our mind...

July 14, 2017

I received another lovely message today, from Katie's mum.

"Slowly but surely Katie is beginning to use her own strength to pedal rather than just the momentum"

As you see on a previous post, Miro is in similar condition as Katie, and recently, he finally learnt how to p...

July 3, 2017

COGY is back in Auckland. Many clients at INRF enjoyed pedalling COGY today. Miro is one of them. Miro is 23 years old, with cerebral palsy. He cannot talk, then he express yes/no using his body.

The first time Miro tried COGY was more than 3 months ago. I remember his...

June 7, 2017

Ben is a 10 years old boy, with paresis on his legs from CP. He used to walk with walking frame, but mostly on a wheelchair for these few months. Today is his 9th day with COGY. Here is the update from his mum.

"He walked the whole day with his walking frame at school t...

June 4, 2017

Here's the report from his mum:

He drove COGY 2 km around lake rotoroa today and still felt great. He called it "the great ice cream hunt"

"Great Ice Cream Hunt", isn't it cute?

Ice cream must have tasted much better after a big mission (pedalling around the lake).

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