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Local group designs, fits bikes for those with special needs
Local group designs, fits bikes for those with special needs

Veronica Perry initially had a bit of difficulty climbing onto the bicycle that had been designed just for her. But as technicians at a bike clinic for people with disabilities put finishing touches on her three-wheeler, Veronica stayed put, eager for her first spin. The 21-year-old city resident with Down syndrome was among 10 recipients Saturday of bikes made for them by V-LINC, a Baltimore-based nonprofit that builds products for adults and children with special needs. Saturday's event marked the fourth bike clinic for V-LINC, which builds bicycles from scratch. Each is custom-fitted, with occupational and physical therapists assisting with specifications. V-LINC was founded 15...

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