From wheelchair basketball to conquering the Coliseum, what are you doing to fun?
The best place to contact is BORP. They have a handcycle program
Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program
830 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710
You can check out all the handcycling events in California at www.sportsabilities.com and clicking on California.
I'll second the BORP recommendation.
Quote from their website:
"Adaptive Cycling Open to all ages - BORP’s Adaptive Cycling Center in Berkeley has the country's largest and most diverse collection of cycles for use by people with physical disabilities. BORP offers orientation and training to new riders, independent use of our cycles, and group rides.
Cycling Center Hours: BORP's Adaptive Cycling Center is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12:00pm - 7:00pm*; and Saturdays from 9:00am - 3:00pm from March through November. Winter hours will be posted seasonally.
The Cycling Center is located at 80 Bolivar Drive in Berkeley, at Berkeley's Aquatic Park. Please call (510) 848-2930 to confirm that the Cycling Center is open when the weather is questionable or to make a reservation.
* While cycling hours during the week are extended to 7:00pm, riders arriving after 6:15pm will not have time to get set up and ride. Please arrive by 6:00pm if you would like to ride until 7:00pm."
Thank you, John! I will give them a call.
Talk to Greg at BORP as he runs the program.
You may also be interested to know that Go Cars Tours, http://www.gocartours.com/
have hand controls and are a fun way to see the city.
There is a new adventure travel company for people with disabilities www.tapooztravel.com
that can arrange guided accessible adventures.
I wrote an access guide to San Francisco for travelers with disabilities and while it is 6 years old still has some relevant information. You can order here, http://sftravel.portal.admailwest.com/Default.aspx?PageID=4261&Login=SFTA&ProfileID=1&Error= or call SF Travel, 415-391-2000
I'm happy to help with any other travel access questions
Hi Bonnie, I'm very sorry for my late reply. Thank you for all this great information!