Aurora by RoughRider America

The RoughRider Aurora has been designed and developed with input from hundreds of chair riders around the world. By choosing and riding an Aurora you join a global community of hundreds of thousands of people who recognize the importance of freedom through mobility.

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Long WheelbaseProvides outstanding stability and safety from tipping – the number one cause of injury to wheelchair riders.
WideFlex CastersWhirlwind’s signature Zimbabwe wheels float over soft surfaces like grass and mud and absorb shocks for a smooth ride.
Tight TurningRadius useable in spaces as tight as less stable chairs.
High Traction Rear Bike TiresPerfect for off-road adventures and affordable to replace.
Super Duty ToughDouble the industry standard durability performance tests.
Multi Position Rear AxleAllows for center of gravity adjustment for optimal balance.
Easy TransportSimple X-Brace folding design.
Bucket SeatSeat dump designed to keep the rider safe if the chair comes to sudden stops.
Easily Available PartsTires, tubes, hardware and bearings are easy to find locally.
Sporty Wheel Camber3 degrees of wheel camber gives ergonomic push rim placement and lateral stability.
Push Button Quick Release WheelsOptional
UpholsteryMachine washable

* Note – Pressure relief wheelchair cushion included

All net proceeds from the sales of the RoughRider will be used to help provide improved designs and more wheelchairs for people in developing countries.

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Please note: This product design is the property of Diversability Development Organization. No part of this design, including all original concepts and ideas contained herein, may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose without the express written permission of Diversability Development Organization.

Additional Information

Maximum occupant mass: 114 kg (250 lb)

Key SpecificationsMinMax
Overall length with leg rest (footrest)920 (36)990 (39)
Overall width645 (25)765 (30)
Folded length920 (36)920 (36)
Folded width470 (18.5)470 (18.5)
Folded height745 (29)745 (29)
Total mass (kg / lb)10 (23)14 (33)
Mass of the heaviest part (kg / lb) (Rear Wheel)2.5 (5.7)2.5 (5.7)
Static stability downhill10°
Static stability uphill
Static stability sideways10°
Seat plane angle12°12°
Effective seat depth380 (14)460 (18)
Effective seat width360 (14)470 (18.5)
Seat surface height at front edge490 (19)500 (19.5)
Backrest angle12°12°
Backrest height285 (11)385 (15)
Footrest to seat distance200 (8)310 (12)
Leg to seat surface angle90°90°
Armrest to seat distance220 (9)220 (9)
Front location of armrest structure375 (15)375 (15)
Hand rim diameter485 (19)485 (19)
Horizontal location of axle-25 (1)75 (3)
Minimum turning radius630 (25)630 (25)
Wheelbase (Front Axle to Rear Axle)480 (19)560 (22)