Lightweight and strong – the perfect entry-level racing wheelchair

Silver three-wheeled racing wheelchair on a white backgroundThe Flying Start is the perfect entry-level racing wheelchair for track and road racing - whatever your distance. It is ideal for individuals, clubs, schools and universities, sports federations.

Lightweight but strong, the Flying Start meets all criteria for wheelchair racing and is built to endure some of toughest training conditions around the world. It can be adjusted to suit either seated and positions thanks to its clever seat design.

With a 20” front wheel and 700c performance sport rear wheels it gives great propulsion when racing while rubber-coated push rims allow easy grip. It also includes a removable anti-tip bar at the rear for added safety.

Suitable for adults and children, it is available in four seat widths which are colour coded by size making it easier to select your favourite chair at the start of each session.

Like all Motivation wheelchairs, the Flying Start is low-cost, easy to assemble and inexpensive to maintain. We also include replacement inner tubes and tyres with each chair to keep you moving!


Key features

Adjustable seat panel to allow kneeling or sitting

Adjustable backrest and straps to allow different back contours when kneeling or sitting

Removable anti-tip bar for added safety and confidence

Removable and adjustable footplate to 10 positions and 4 angles

Rubber push rims for easy grip

Strong aluminium frame

Hip, knee and foot Velcro straps included

Quick release front wheel for easy storage and transportation

Maintenance toolkit included

Spare set of tyres and inner tubes included


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"Finding a low cost, good quality racing wheelchair seemed impossible until I came across the Flying Start. Being able to 'run' has given me a freedom I can’t explain - the name 'Flying Start' is exactly what it has given me!" - Catherine

Did you know that the Flying Start was designed together with the International Paralympic Committee to promote wheelchair racing for everyone? Today, it helps children and adults around the world to get started.

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