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 Wheelbase Provides outstanding stability and safety from tipping – the number one cause of injury to wheelchair riders.
WideFlex Casters Whirlwind’s signature Zimbabwe wheels float over soft surfaces like grass and mud and absorb shocks for a smooth ride.
Tight Turning Radius useable in spaces as tight as less stable chairs.
High Traction Rear Bike Tires Perfect for off-road adventures and affordable to replace.
Super Duty Tough Double the industry standard durability performance tests.
Multi Position Rear Axle Allows for center of gravity adjustment for optimal balance.
Easy Transport Simple X-Brace folding design.
Bucket Seat Seat dump designed to keep the rider safe if the chair comes to sudden stops.
Easily Available Parts Tires, tubes, hardware and bearings are easy to find locally.
Sporty Wheel Camber 3 degrees of wheel camber gives ergonomic push rim placement and lateral stability.
Push Button Quick Release Wheels Optional
Anti-Tippers Optional
Upholstery Machine 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 Specifications Min Max
Overall length with leg rest (footrest) 920 (36) 990 (39)
Overall width 645 (25) 765 (30)
Folded length 920 (36) 920 (36)
Folded width 470 (18.5) 470 (18.5)
Folded height 745 (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 downhill 10°
Static stability uphill
Static stability sideways 10°
Seat plane angle 12° 12°
Effective seat depth 380 (14) 460 (18)
Effective seat width 360 (14) 470 (18.5)
Seat surface height at front edge 490 (19) 500 (19.5)
Backrest angle 12° 12°
Backrest height 285 (11) 385 (15)
Footrest to seat distance 200 (8) 310 (12)
Leg to seat surface angle 90° 90°
Armrest to seat distance 220 (9) 220 (9)
Front location of armrest structure 375 (15) 375 (15)
Hand rim diameter 485 (19) 485 (19)
Horizontal location of axle -25 (1) 75 (3)
Minimum turning radius 630 (25) 630 (25)
Wheelbase (Front Axle to Rear Axle) 480 (19) 560 (22)