8 years ago, Tom Wheeler had a bad crash whilst racing a National Downhill Race at Rheola in Wales. This crash rendered his right arm paralysed, leaving him with a unique set of challenges to face in order to ride … Read More
I’ve known Andrew Dodd for a long time and was honoured when he got in touch and asked if GMBN Tech could do a documentary film on how I’ve used tech to overcome my disability and ride a bike again … Read More
Tom gives you an insight into some very special parts that he has never shown to the public before. 3D printed mudguard and chainguard. Next level release system designed to allow his arm to come away from the bar in … Read More
The Man with the Halo – A story of bravery and determination in the face of adversity. Presented by On, directed by Emmy® Award winner Andrew Hinton. On teams up with Emmy®-award-winning director Andrew Hinton to bring you The Man … Read More
FIRST TRICK SINCE HIS ACCIDENT!
Doddy got hold of Tom for some advice on set-up, check out the video.
Eric got hold of us a couple of weeks ago and instantly made an impression! We got chatting and started sharing some ideas. He is starting his journey of adaptions and we can’t wait to see him progress. As Eric … Read More
So I finally worked up the courage to tackle the BMX. A few adjustments to make life a little easier and I’m back rolling. These videos will show you how I progress and adjust to riding again with a paralysed … Read More
Scotty Cranmer has over come so much in such a short period of time. It goes without saying this guy is beyond inspirational. To come to terms with an injury so life changing but to be motivated to work at regaining … Read More
Racing a mountain bike with a paralysed arm making use of adaptive cycling solutions designed and made by NotBroken. Check out Tom in action at Cwmcarn.
#whatweprintingwednesday Tune in tonight to our live feed at 7:30pm UK time to be in with a chance of winning our first #WWPW bundle. All you have to do is guess what we are printing and put your answer in … Read More
Downhill mountain biker with paralysed arm making use of adaptive cycling solutions designed and made by NotBroken.
After a huge crash in the Monster Energy SuperCross Ken destroyed his arm. The below posts give you an insight into what Ken has been going through since his accident; It just goes to show you can be the best … Read More
Josh Hill was at the top of his game when he tried a back flip on his motocross bike and it went wrong. He broke his leg and had serious complications but more recently he has been back ripping hard … Read More
This is our first live feed – We are printing a sample spacer to check fit for a road cycling shoe. The spacer is for a rider with a leg 90mm shorter than normal, full blog post to follow. … Read More
Here are some new clips from Jack Dumper riding as smooth and stylish as ever! #notbroken #notbrokenbmx
Preparing food with one hand can be very challenging, even though some aids are available Loren’s oneware range of products look really interesting and very helpful.
“Meet James, an amputee and avid gamer. After losing limbs in a freak train accident three years ago, gaming company Konami is engineering him a bionic arm, modelled on the character Snake from Metal Gear Solid. All hail the metal … Read More
This is the biggest project we have been part of too date and it’s all thanks to Mojo Suspension for taking on the challenge of building bespoke bikes for adaptive riders. Head Designer here at NotBroken Tom Wheeler designed, tested … Read More
Hopey Steering Damper: Starting with the steering damper. This is a mountain bike specific damper made by hopey. If you are planning to ride one handed I highly recommend going for one of these. Tim at Hopey is super helpful … Read More
People who have suffered a life-changing injury are getting a helping hand at Morriston Hospital using innovative 3D printing technology. Specialists at the hospital and a leading innovation centre in Cardiff have teamed up with patients to create and test … Read More
On December 13th 2015, I travelled to Antur Stiniog to take part in a charity fundraising day for Wales Air Ambulance. This was with a few friends, and we were looking forward to meeting fellow mtbers wearing fancy dress, raising … Read More
Clément Zannini was brought to my attention thanks to Fabian Doerig (Check out his YouTube Channel ). Clèment is one hell of a skater
If you haven’t already I highly recommend following I Am Adaptive! Check out the video to find out more about them and how they are redefining disability.
This is very similar to the process we have been going through here at Notbroken with Dominic Eggbeer and Poppy Farrugia. It’s great to see other people taking on the complex challenge
After loosing the use of my right arm in 2011 I’ve been desperately trying to work out a solution so I can ride my bike at a competitive level again. This started with a basic carbon fibre arm brace that … Read More
Kiana Clay is a bad ass! She lost the use of her right arm in a motocross accident at a young age, she has now returned to riding and racing motocross and will be competing in the Adaptive Motocross Series … Read More
Martyn is #NotBroken! We have admired and looked up to Martyn for years; But this is by far his biggest and most inspiring achievement. Back on Track takes you on a roller coaster of a journey, seeing Martyn padded up … Read More
This video is an inspiring story about overcoming a terrible injury and going on to become a great racer. Thanks for the motivation Nick!
Lewis was involved in a serious car accident that damaged his arm so severely it had to be removed. He was on his way to his first patrol in Iraq when an animal ran out in front of his vehicle. … Read More
Jack Dumper is a Bristol lad born without a lower left arm, this hasn’t stopped him riding his BMX and learning tricks with a unique approach to attaching himself to the handle bar. We’re a big fans of Jack here at … Read More
This is the first in a series of videos created by Notbroken. We aim to share with you the UK’s adaptive athletes in our video series The Art of Balance. Thomas Bannister is a one handed mountain bike rider; Tom … Read More
I’ve been following Cloud Toda on Instagram for a while and was blown away by his determination and ability to send the biggest whips! You can find a full article about Cloud and his story over on Transworld Motocross
Johanna Gieseler designs 3D printed riding prosthetics for children. The opportunity to ride a bicycle with two hands shouldn’t be kept from anybody, especially children. This project by Johanna featured on Designboom is a great example of how low cost, … Read More
A robotic third hand… or a very useful assistive second hand for those missing the ability to use both upper limbs. I’m not sure how much help this would be but its a very interesting concept and if you follow … Read More
We have been working closely with Dominic Eggbeer, Head of Surgical & Prosthetic Design at PDR over the last month developing a new hand attachment. Progress has increased at a rapid rate with the introduction of a low cost desktop 3D printer. … Read More
Felix Culpa Is a film on adaptive athlete Luke Ericson as he trains to compete in the Wodapalooza Fitness Festival. Luke was born missing his left arm, the majority of his left lung, and subsequently developed scoliosis and type 1 … Read More
This is an inspirational video of some great techniques to over come only having the use of one arm. The article also mentions some interesting facts about the brachial plexus injury. Post by Notbroken.
In this day and age bionic arms are available in the masses. The wonderful progress and open source nature of todays hacking community has opened up the possibilities to make the use of EMG Sensors and attempt to bridge the … Read More
Hector Picard doesn’t let anything stop him from doing what he loves. I thought setting a bike up for one arm was hard enough but this guy takes it to another level! Have a look at his bike check that … Read More
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he … Read More
Post by Thomas Bannister – original article can be found here After my first proper technical night ride on the Bronson in the Garw Valley, South Wales with the Garw Valley MTB Lads, I realised I wasn’t as comfortable as I … Read More
Check out Tom Wheeler’s custom Orange, his bike has been modified to be used with just his left hand. The set-up makes use of a Sram Grip Shift and many other interesting mods to help aid his one handed riding. … Read More