Remember how you felt the first time you rode a bicycle without training wheels?
The freedom…the independence…feeling like you’re one of the gang. Learning to ride a two-wheeler is an important rite of passage for everyone. It’s just as try for people with disabilities as for everyone else. Many people with disabilities struggle to learn to ride, but iCan Bike is changing that.
A local and national partnership
Formerly known as Lose the Training Wheels, iCan Bike provides adapted equipment, a specialized instructional program, and trained supervisory staff to make the dream of riding a two-wheeled bicycle come true. Independent Living Resource Center, a Wichita-based non-profit organization, is the camp’s local partner. ILRC’s mission is to empower people with disabilities by encouraging independence and fostering inclusion. Since 2006, ILRC has been the proud host of this unique bicycle camp for children, teens and adults with disabilities.