PRIDE MOBILITY® LAUNCHES iRIDE™ SCOOTER

EXETER, PA – The new iRIDE™ Scooter from Pride Mobility Products® is now available.

The iRIDE combines an aluminum frame, lithium batteries and brushless motors to create an ultra-lightweight design for easy travel. It offers quiet operation and a new electrical system that works with brushless motor technology. The scooter has a height-adjustable, removable seat with a foldable tiller and includes an air-safe lithium-ion battery pack.

Other features include a digital LCD display, a manual hand brake, a supplemental foot brake, a twist grip throttle, an easy-to-grip tiller adjustment knob, an on/off switch and five color options.

“Combining an aluminum frame, lithium batteries and brushless motors on a single unit was new territory for us, but we got the job done and created a product that is truly unique,” said Adam Fuller, Director of Pride Mobility Research and Development. “Pride consumers deserve to have a portable scooter that matches their active lifestyles and features exciting colors, while delivering more stability than a simple two-wheel scooter. The iRIDE is a mobility aid that will keep people active, but without a medical look.”

Renae Storie, Vice President of Pride Mobility, says the iRIDE is unlike any scooter Pride has ever made.

“The iRIDE isn’t what most people visualize when they picture a mobility scooter,” Storie said. “It is not bulky or heavy and appears to be somewhat like a commuter scooter. It has a sleek, modern, extremely lightweight design that compliments but does not stand out. Weighing just over 46 pounds and having air-safe lithium ion batteries, the iRIDE can go almost anywhere. We’ve already had a fantastic response to this product before it even launched and anticipate it to become a popular retail choice.”

For more information on the iRIDE, please click here.

Pride Mobility Products® Corporation is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of mobility products including Jazzy® Power Chairs, Go-Go® Travel Mobility, Pride Mobility® Scooters, and Pride® Power Lift Recliners. The Pride® family of companies also includes Quantum Rehab®, a leader in complex rehab power chairs, as well as Stealth Products®, the foremost manufacturer of positioning components. Headquartered in Exeter, Pennsylvania, Pride also has operations in Las Vegas, Mississippi, Florida, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Visit pridemobility.com.

Contact Information:
Rebecca Bria
Public Relations Manager
rbria@pridemobility.com
(800) 800-8586 ext. 1380

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