Kids get new trykes

By Kelsey Gibbs | kgibbs@wcia.com

Published 08/12 2014 05:36PM

Updated 08/12 2014 05:37PM

SPRINGFIELD -- A group of local children got a set of new wheels. The Secretary of State's Office partnered with AMBUCS in an effort to give special-needs children the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding a tricycle.

The trikes are specially engineered bikes which can be hand- or foot-operated. They're designed to accommodate all riders. AMBUCS has been demonstrating the AM-Trykes at the Illinois State Fair since 2003.

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