User Manuals

Freedom Chair User Manual r2.5 (PDF)

Buddy Handle Installation Instructions (PDF)

Trail Handle Installation Instructions (PDF)

Antitip Installation Instructions (PDF)

Parking brake (20" seat width only) installation (PDF)

Pneumatic front wheel (upgrade only) installation (PDF)

Return Instructions (PDF)


Tips for riding the Freedom Chair

This short video covers some basic tips about riding the Freedom Chair. You'll learn how to use the levers for propulsion a special technique for climbing steep hills. We'll also show you how the levers are inserted into the drivetrain as well as how you can remove them and store them on the frame.


How to: install the fork with front wheel

When you receive your Freedom Chair, you will need to install the fork which holds the front wheel. This is the only assembly step that requires a tool, which we include in your box. In this video, Ben explains how to install it.


How to: Inflate the tires

The GRIT Freedom Chair uses mountain bike wheels. You can inflate the tires using a standard bike pump. In this tutorial we explain how the valves work.

How to: Adjust the parking brakes

The parking brakes on the Freedom Chair are adjustable to accommodate a range of riding conditions and even different wheels. In this video, Mario explains how to adjust the position of the parking brakes.


How to: Tension the chains

Like the chains on a bicycle, sometimes the chains on the Freedom Chair become loose and need to be tightened. In this video, Mario shows you what the ideal chain tension looks like and how you can adjust your chain tension to match.


How to: Disassemble the Freedom Chair


How to: change the handlebar tape on the levers

Supplies needed: new bicycle handlebar tape (or a GRIT lever wrap), scissors, and electrical tape.