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A three-wheeled cycle propelled by the arms rather than the legs, used as an alternative to a conventional bicycle by some disabled people.‘when the handcycle was developed in the mid ‘90s he again pursued his dream of completing a triathlon’
- ‘He is now preparing to race a handcycle in London 2012.’
- ‘This is the handcycle I was in when I completed my first Hawaiian Ironman.’
- ‘He offered him some free training advice if he bought a handcycle from him.’
- ‘Although he now has a state of the art handcycle, which he is using on his journey from Brisbane to Melbourne, he said he still felt sentimental towards his old one.’
- ‘With the goal of getting ready for the Hawaii Ironman competition in October of 2004, he dived headlong into a regimen of swimming and road training on both the handcycle and the racing chair.’
- ‘He also needed a handcycle, which is more or less a bike that wheelchair athletes pedal with their hands.’
- ‘The NSW Wheelchair Sports Association will have handcycles and basketball chairs for you to try out, plus instructions on specialised rules and tactics.’
- ‘He was telling me that they'd borrowed a handcycle from Sydney and would love to get one for the kids but that they were just too expensive,' he said.’
- ‘He found a website that sold handcycles.’
- ‘The handcycles are the fastest wheelchairs available and you will need to bring a bike helmet if you wish to try your hand at them.’
- ‘He presented the North Coast Sports Council for the Disabled with the handcycle he used in his first Hawaiian Iron Man.’
- ‘'So I thought about how I could help and decided that even though I still feel sentimental about this handcycle that the kids here would use it more,' he said.’
- ‘Take the One-Off all-terrain handcycle - a low-slung mountain bike.’
- ‘Maclean has already made a difference to local wheelchair athletes by donating a handcycle for them to use.’
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