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Fencing Adjustable Wheelchair FW500

€1,900.00
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The Decathlon fencing wheelchair has been designed in collaboration with para athletes to ensure that it meets the needs of users of all levels.

BENEFITS

Ease of use

Wheelchair delivered ready to use. Mounted according to the market's standards

Adjustable

Adjustable wheelchair to adapt to users' needs (grab handle, backrest)

Instructions


TECHNICAL INFORMATIONS

The story behind the Decathlon Adapted Sports brand

The Decathlon Adapted Sports team has set itself the mission of making sport even more accessible by offering wheelchairs designed for wheelchair fencing. The design teams had two objectives: to keep users comfortable and to make them autonomous at all times. The fencing wheelchair has been developed, designed and tested in collaboration with people with various disabilities to create a wheelchair that meets disabled athletes' needs.

Accreditation and medical device

The FW500 fencing wheelchair has been certified as meeting the EN 12183 standard by CERAH. Tests were conducted and the technical documentation on Decathlon wheelchairs was validated. The wheelchair is adapted to all skill levels, including beginners and intermediates taking part in competitions. It is very important for us to make sport accessible to as many people as possible while also keeping users safe.

How to choose your fencing wheelchair

Consider these criteria:

- how often you fence and how good you are.

- how comfortable you want your wheelchair to be.

- whether it can be adjusted.

- the wheelchair's safety features.



The Decathlon FW500 fencing wheelchair has been designed with the help of wheelchair fencers so that it suits as many people as possible – including athletes entering in competitions – and keeps users safe and comfortable.

This wheelchair has been certified by the certification body CERAH.

How to maintain your FW500 wheelchair

Every week:

- Check the tyre pressure for the most efficient braking and smooth wheelchair movement.

- Clean and oil the wheel removal system.



Every three months:

- Check the front wheels for wear and make sure the bearings on the front and rear wheel and on the fork are in good condition.

- Lubricate all moving parts (wheel axles, etc.).

Recommendations: replace parts if necessary, use silicone oil to lubricate parts.

HOW TO USE IT

Always check that the wheels are correctly locked in place.

For safety, regularly maintain your fencing wheelchair and use it according to the manufacturer's specifications.

The wheelchair was designed to reduce the risk of accidents before, during and after use under the conditions specified in the user guide.

The wheelchair is shipped with the back wheels unmounted.

Frame

Frame made from a lightweight 7020 aluminium alloy.

The fencing wheelchair has aluminium rings to attach the straps that hold it to the base plate.

The wheelchair is designed to hold a maximum weight of 120 kg.

Seat

The FW500 fencing wheelchair is available in two seat widths:

Size L: seat width: 40 cm.

Size XL: seat width: 46 cm.

The seat depth adjusts from 40 to 42 cm.

Seat height: 53 cm.

This wheelchair has a removable seat made from rigid aluminium with a cushion on top.

Backrest

The backrest height can be adjusted from 25 cm to 39 cm. The backrest height is set at 29 cm but can be adjusted from 25 cm to 39 cm (the wheelchair comes with 2 extenders).

The default angle of the backrest compared to the ground is 91°

Distance between the hub and backrest: 9 cm.

As per international regulations, the backrest of the fencing wheelchair is fitted with stiff, padded fabric that complies with international wheelchair fencing competition rules.

Back wheels

Wheels: 25".

53 cm aluminium hand rims and 2° pre-set camber.

The wheels can be easily removed.

Front wheels

Front caster wheels with a diameter of 125 mm.

Cushion

10 cm thick polyurethane cushion with a hardness of 75 Sh. The cushion is 40 cm deep.

The cushion has been designed to meet the needs of wheelchair fencers, be they recreational fencers or para athletes taking part in high-level competitions.

The cushion does not prevent sores.

Safety straps

The wheelchair has safety straps at the thighs and feet (calves).

Thigh strap: Height: 8 cm.

The length of the strap varies depending on the seat size.

Size L seat (40 cm): 160 cm strap.

Size XL seat (46 cm): 180 cm strap.

Foot (calf) strap length: Height: 8 cm.


Grab handle and armrest

The armrest side of the chair has 1 cm padding.

Grab handle details and adjustments: - grab handle-to-seat height: 22 cm.

- adjustable from 22 to 25 cm.

- depth: 12 cm.- reversible left/right grab handle.

Footrest

The fencing wheelchair has a 26 cm-long footrest.

Standard configurations

Seat width options: 40 cm (size L) or 46 cm (size XL)

Seat depth: 40 cm.Distance from hub to backrest: 9 cm.Height of front of seat above the floor: 53 cm.Height of back of seat above the floor: 53 cm.

Adjustment

Adjustable parts:

- backrest height.

- seat depth.

- backrest fabric tension.

- footrest-to-seat distance.

- height and position of the handle.

- thigh safety strap.

After-sales support and user guide

For more information, please consult our manual on Decathlon's technical support website.

Dimensions

Overall dimensions of the fencing wheelchair

Width: minimum 63 cm; maximum 69 cm.

Length: minimum 86 cm; maximum 87 cm.

Height: minimum 81 cm; maximum 94 cm.

Pivot width: minimum 126 cm; maximum 138 cm.



Box dimensions:

Length 80 cm; Width 90 cm; Height 90 cm.

Weight

Total weight: 14.3 kg (min) to 15 kg (max).

Restrictions

Maximum user weight: 120 kg.

Non-marking wheels

Does not leave marks on the floor, suitable for indoor sports.

composition

composition

Frame: 95.0% Aluminium, 5.0% Stainless Steel; Backrest: 90.0% Polyurethane, 5.0% Aluminium, 5.0% Stainless Steel

Tips for storage and maintenance

DO NOT WASH. DO NOT WASH.
BLEACHING EXCLUDED. BLEACHING EXCLUDED.
DO NOT TUMBLE DRY. DO NOT TUMBLE DRY.
DO NOT IRON. DO NOT IRON.
DO NOT DRY CLEAN. DO NOT DRY CLEAN.

Storage tips

The wheels on the fencing wheelchair can be removed for storage or transport. For safe use and to prevent rust, avoid contact with water.

Restrictions on use

Maximum user weight: 120 kg.

TESTS AND WARRANTY

Test product

The Decathlon Adapted Sports design team had the FW500 wheelchair tested by passionate disabled fencers. The EN 12183 standard-certified wheelchair is recognised as a medical device.

Agree by

The FW500 fencing wheelchair was certified to standard EN 12183 by CERAH.

Parts guarantee

2 years excluding wear parts: tyres, inner tubes, wheels, bearings, spokes, grab handle, pivot, straps