John Darnley came up with the idea for a bike that could combine personal exercise with mobility for his wife, who lives with Parkinson’s and is wheelchair bound.
There was a time when visitors would come for miles just to chat with Avis Darnley.
But as Parkinson’s disease has melted away the muscles in her jaw and throat, left her in a wheelchair and stolen her ability to speak, life has got smaller.
Most days she was left with just her front room, her television, and husband John.
Until John decided it was time they both got on with living.
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