This test report on the Volaris S7 is one of a series of wheeled walking frame reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to walking aids. For more information about the options listed below, see also our overview of wheeled walking frames and summary of the main features to look for.
Volaris S7 - test report
Dimensions (H x W x L):
760-1000mm x 590mm x 700mm
Folded size (H x W x L):
760-1000mm x 210mm x 700mm
Weight (without accessories): 7.7kg
Straight hand grips (optional shaped hand grips), lever brakes, solid plastic seat (optional padded seat), optional strap backrest (around £10), removable wire basket (with optional bag), tray, optional slow-down brakes (around £30).
Handling: Easy, except that the rear wheels can clip the bend on corners.
Hand grips: Comfortable.
Brakes: Easy to operate and very effective.
Folding: Easy, though the two sides didn't go very close together. Does stand when folded. Unfolds easily and clicks right into place.
Comments: Nice large basket, but tray is very low, and hard to use.
Last updated: February 2010
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