Affair with my MStress

The use of an image of wires bared back at the ends is often used as a visual image to illustrate the clinical process of Multiple Sclerosis.  It shows how the nerves might appear under a microscope with their damaged myelin coating.  Faulty electrics can be fixed, rewired, replaced.  Electricians, Engineers even DIY enthusiasts can […]

Published on: 13 May
Posted by: MarkH

Innovate2016 – Innovation and Investment Showcase

The advertisement for INNOVATE 2016 – The Global Spotlight On UK Innovation being held in Manchester and promoting opportunities for investment was perfect for the current stage of our business. I expected to attend, as a delegate but was delighted to be offered the opportunity to apply for a showcase exhibitor space. ….and WE WON! […]

Published on: 11 November 2016
Posted by: MarkH

Inclusive cycling opportunities for ALL

The Tour of Britain has been so special this year as stage 3 set off from our local village. To asked to be part of the welcome at the finish in Tatton Park was so exciting. Everyone showed great interest in TripleTread®.     Being part of their own particular cycling club and being involved […]

Published on: 7 September 2016
Posted by: MarkH

The Disabled Coffee

Standard Coffee Most people will be able to buy a standard cup of coffee in a local coffee shop or café for £1 to £2.   Highstreet Coffee You will also be able to buy the same type of coffee from a highstreet coffee shop or you could also buy something similar from a pub […]

Published on: 23 June 2016
Posted by: MarkH

Time to innovate

I have found starting a business to have many parallels to living with Multiple Sclerosis.  They both have many challenges and balancing issues.  Each step has to be taken carefully so not to make a mistake, trip up or fall before reaching a goal.  Steps are easier to take with the help of family, friends […]

Published on: 22 December 2015
Posted by: MarkH

Turbo boost

Glastonbury and Wimbledon.  It must mean summer has finally arrived!   The sun does seem to give a boost to many people; many more smiles. So far this year, my MS symptoms have caused my toes, fingers, nose and ears to feel constantly and often painfully freezing.  I’ve been longing for the day since last summer […]

Published on: 1 July 2015
Posted by: MarkH

Triple Tread Cheer – Happy New Year!

It’s the time of year when we often reflect on the year that has passed and look forward to future prospects.  Last year was very special for our growing family as we became grandparents for the first time to baby Amber who is adorable. Support for Triple Tread is also growing and developments to the […]

Published on: 11 January 2015
Posted by: MarkH

My Flat Battery

I attempted to do a small task the other day; it should have taken a minute but instead took several hours! I was using a cordless power drill to act as a simple screwdriver.  The battery ran out and the drill felt heavy, solid and motionless.  The job then came to a frustrating, sudden halt. […]

Published on: 14 October 2014
Posted by: MarkH

A Twisting and Turning Pathway to Cycle Manufacture

Since securing I.P. we have been busy seeking funding pathways to manufacture the Triple Tread trike.   It takes a great deal of hard work and dedication to put a bid together for any type of grant, which can be a very long process.  Our enthusiasm for getting this product to market keeps us motivated and […]

Published on: 1 July 2014
Posted by: MarkH

Reflections of our launch at MSLife 2014

The public response to the Triple Tread was extremely positive and many people got involved in our market research. It was a joy to watch the immense pleasure that riding the trike gave to people. Their comments included: “I have not been on a bike for so many years – it feels great!” “I have […]

Published on: 29 April 2014
Posted by: MarkH