As the purveyors of all things “Gear,” this week’s post takes a roll away from the product previews we’ve been doing to preview a new web site that hopes to change the way you chose your gear. Crytico.com, which launched its pilot phase last week, aims to become the leading website dedicated to reviews of mobility dealers and the products and services they provide. Think: the Yelp of the mobility industry.
If that goal sounds familiar, it’s because the last few years have seen a ton of companies and sites trying to establish themselves as Yelp-like presences in the disability community, mostly with little traction. “They didn’t have a focus. They tried to do too many things,” says Monique McGivney, an advocate who works for Crytico.com. “The only thing Crytico is for is writing and reading reviews of