HomeDisabilityVapor Wheels Debuts Two Customizable, Excessive-Efficiency Wheel Units

Vapor Wheels Debuts Two Customizable, Excessive-Efficiency Wheel Units

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Vapor Wheels has launched the Vapor 13 and Vapor X collection — two new fashions of customizable wheels designed for brand spanking new and superior wheelchair customers.

The Vapor 13 collection — named after aluminum’s place on the periodic desk — are made with anodized aluminum rims and weigh lower than 2 kilos every. Almost each element of the wheel will be custom-made. The edges and hubs are each provided in a wide range of colours, with customized designs obtainable for an additional price. Anodized opens in a brand new windowhandrims can be found in 12 colours, or you’ll be able to choose from vinyl coated, Pure Match and even opens in a brand new windowLignorim wood handrims. Fast launch axles can be found in titanium or stainless-steel. Vapor Wheels presents a wide range of Schwalbe tires for various wants.

The Vapor X Sequence presents comparable customization choices however in a carbon fiber rim obtainable in a shiny or matte end. The Vapor X wheels weigh simply over 1 pound every.

Vapor Wheels can be found in carbon fiber (left) and aluminum (proper), with a wide range of hub and rim coloration decisions.

Each the X and 13 collection wheels use customary bicycle spokes and nipples so you’ll be able to have them serviced nearly wherever. “We’re actually all about high quality of life and selection for our customers,” says Ryan Baker, director of gross sales and advertising at Vapor Wheels. “There are quite a lot of wheelchair customers on the market searching for new merchandise, one thing contemporary and completely different. What makes Vapor completely different is we’re made within the U.S., and we’re a very open platform. This implies no proprietary expertise is utilized in our wheel units. Let’s say you go on trip someplace in Europe and you’ve got a difficulty with the wheel or spokes. With our Vapor Wheels platform and open expertise, you’ll be able to have the arrogance realizing that the wheels will be serviced wherever on the earth and a motorcycle technician will intuitively know what to do with them.”

Vapor Wheels additionally come customary with one other user-friendly function: The edges have threaded receivers for handrim bolts, so that you received’t must take away the tires to alter out the handrims.

The opens in a brand new windowVapor 13 Sequence begins at $299 a pair with further prices for personalization choices. opens in a brand new windowVapor X Sequence is accessible beginning at $1,449 a pair earlier than customization. Vapor Wheels additionally presents pre-built variations of the Vapor X for $1,449. For extra data, please go to VaporWheels.com.



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