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Loopwheels Carbon (Pair)
Pair of suspension wheels for wheelchairs fitted with black powder-coated aluminium push rims and Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tires & Tubes (Schrader Valve).
Extra Carbon, Extra Confidence, Extra Control
With 12% extra hi-tech carbon than our classic Loopwheels, Loopwheels Carbon offer a sportier ride – so you can go steadier and stronger than before.
A pair of shock-absorbing wheels for wheelchairs with integral suspension, designed to help you go more comfortably over uneven streets, rough tracks, grass and gravel paths.
A pair of 24″ or 25″ diameter shock-absorbing wheels. Carbon loops with reflective logos. Black anodised aluminium hub with high quality bearings. Supplied fitted with black aluminium push rims, offset at either 19mm (wide) or 11mm (narrow) from the rim. Or for a more ergonomic experience upgrade to Gekko, Curve or Curve Tetra-Grip hand rims.
This is VAT exempt product if you’re eligible according to UK/HMRC VAT rules – see note at check-out.
Why choose these wheels?
Loopwheels reduce vibrations by up to 70% compared with metal spoked wheels. Our innovative Loopwheel technology now comes with 12% extra hi tech carbon.
This extra carbon creates a slightly stiffer spring. It’s easier to get around and turn at speed, which means a more comfortable and more stable ride, especially if travelling and cornering at speed.
Because of the integral suspension, Loopwheels are more comfortable than standard wheelchair wheels. They absorb tiring vibration, bumps and shocks.
Loopwheels fit most manual wheelchairs using standard quick release axles. Choose between 24″ and 25″ diameter wheels, with or without Schwalbe Marathon Plus pneumatic tires. These wheels have a standard axle bearing diameter of ½” (12.7mm). If you need a 12mm axle bearing instead of ½” then please contact us.
Loopwheels are optimized for adults. If you weigh less than 50kg, you won’t feel as much benefit from the suspension as someone heavier.
Push rim options
Loopwheels come ready fitted with black aluminium push rims, included in the price. We also offer alternative upgrade options:
Curve & Curve L are a high quality, ergonomic push rim designed and made in Germany. These are available in two sizes: ‘Curve L’ for a larger hand, or ‘Curve’ for smaller hands. Designed for wheelchair users with complete hand function.
Curve Tetra Grip & Curve Tetra Grip L push rims have the same ergonomic shape as the ‘Curve/Curve L’ but in addition are rubber coated for greater grip. Designed for tetraplegics with triceps function and for wheelchair users with complete hand function but little hand strength.
Gekko are designed for wheelchair users with complete hand function and complete or limited hand strength. Our best selling ergonomic push rim.
Clear anodized aluminium push rims are available on request for 24″.
We stock a range of other push rims, not all of which are listed here. If you’re not sure which to choose, please contact us as we’ll be happy to help.
Add-on Accessories and Optional Extras
We have a wide range of accessories such as quick release axles, tyres and padded carry bags for the wheels. See our accessories page here.
We customize your wheels and dispatch within approximately 10 working days of placing your order.
Rim sizes24" or 25"
Rimdouble walled aluminium
Bead seat diameter (BSD) 24" Wheel540mm
Bead seat diameter (BSD) 25" Wheel559mm
Loop materialCarbon composite
HubBlack anodized, die-cast aluminium
BearingsSealed cartridge bearings; width at faces 1.87 inch
Axle bearing diameter½ inch (12.7mm) - Email us for a 12mm diameter axle
Weight (without push rim, tire or axle)24" : 1.8kg ; 25" : 1.85kg
Push rimStandard: Black Powder-coated aluminium - or various upgrade options
Width of Push rim offset11mm (narrow) or 19mm (wide)
Weight limit per pair265lb or 120kg (total load)
Loop ColorBlack carbon
Logo ColorReflective logo
Recommended tire (optional extra)Schwalbe Marathon Plus
Recommended inner tubeSchwalbe tube; Presta valve or Schrader (car valve)
This video walks you through how to obtain several key measurements for getting new wheels from livingspinal.com onto your wheelchair. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you’re adding spacers to your axle pin to prevent tire rub, you need to account for the spacer width when calculating the axle pin length. The ideal formula for new pins is as follows: Hub width of wheel + spacer width(if any) + axle sleeve length of chair = Axle pin length For more information, and to find availability for new pins, spacers, wheels, and any other wheelchair lifestyle products you may need, visit: www.livingspinal.com
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