When we think of innovation, we typically think of new products, especially in the mobility realm. However, most often innovation is an evolutionary process, where one incarnation of a product leads to the next. In the mobility world, this is for the most part how some of the best products got to where they are today. With this in mind, it’s fascinating to not only understand the most recent version of a mobility product, but to also look at how far it has evolved from its heritage.

Grandfather of Ultralight Folders

Quickie wheelchairIf you haven’t had a Quickie 2 folding ultralight over the past 30-plus years, you’re among the few. If you’re like many, you may have had two or three. Indeed, the Quickie 2 — circa 1983 — although not the first folding ultralight invented, is the best-selling folding ultralight of all time, mainly due to its constant refinement. Its latest incarnation builds upon that 34-year legacy