The right bike for the right person: a lesson from Isla Rowntree

The Islabikes founder’s new range of bikes for those aged 65-plus shows how different people can often have very different cycling needs

On the Bike Blog we do wang on quite a lot about the vital importance of safe infrastructure to get more people cycling, and with very good reason. But there’s another aspect also worth considering: having people on a suitable bike.

Why did this occur to me? Because of a chat with Isla Rowntree, the eponymous founder, head and design supremo for Islabikes, who has spent 13 years thinking about how bikes can be made easier and more fun for children to ride, and is now branching into intended bikes for older people.

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Source: theguardian
The right bike for the right person: a lesson from Isla Rowntree