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Bicycle Bell Two-Piece Derby Cane - Make Way!
Bicycle Bell Two-Piece Derby Cane - Make Way!

Bicycle Bell Two-Piece Derby Cane - Make Way!

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The Bicycle Bell Two-Piece Derby Cane

  • Fitted with a traditional chrome-plated bicycle bell to alert people of your approach. Look Out, Coming Through!
  • The approximate height and diameter of this stick is 37" x 1".
  • Made from Beech Wood.
  • Hand carved for comfort, this Derby style handle can hook conveniently over the arm, and be held in either hand.
  • For better grip and stability this cane is fitted with a non-slip rubber ferrule.
  • An excellent present for a friend or relative, the Bicycle Bell derby offers practical, everyday support.

The Bicycle Bell derby allows the user to make their presence known when walking in crowded areas. By sounding the Bicycle Bell derby, users can make other people aware of their presence quickly.

The Derby Handle is an elegant shape that offers excellent support: the hand cannot slip forwards or back, and the user's weight is supported directly above the stick. One of the most popular handles for the walking stick user in need of light to middling support and balance.

European Beech typically grows to be about 100 feet (30 meters) high. Its life span can sometimes be up to 300 years. Beech is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a pink or brown hue. Overall, Beech compares fairly closely to Hard Maple, it is tough enough for heavy duty, yet expressive and warm.
Some drums are made from Beech, which has a tone between those of maple and birch, the two most popular drum woods. Beech logs are burned to dry the malts used in some German smoked beers, giving the beers their typical flavor.

Environmentally Sustainable Resource Management Practices ensuring continuous, ready availability. The traditional sustainable forestry technique of coppicing to produce the raw material for walking sticks is practiced. This method results in a new crop of walking sticks every year without ever needing to fell the parent trees, so the system works in harmony with nature and provides a beneficial habitat for our native woodland flora and fauna.
Forestry is probably the most carbon negative industry in which man engages, so by buying a wooden walking stick, the user is doing their bit to support responsible forestry and our environment.

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Please Note: Walking Sticks are not intended to be used like a crutch for full weight support, they are intended only for balance.

Why use a walking stick?

Walking sticks are regular companions to people of all shapes and sizes, regardless of the type of walking. Anything from a simple afternoon stroll to a rigorous multi-day hike through the woods can be aided by a walking stick. Such aids range from a simple stick made from a tree branch to specialized, ergonomic sticks purchased at high prices from outdoor-gear stores. Regardless of the stick you use, there are several ways they can help you.

Many people see a walking stick as merely something only to be used by the elderly or infirm. The hiker, casual walker, farmer or other country person knows better. A good walking stick, apart frpm its aesthetic qualities, quickly becomes a constant companion and something to be appreciated by its owner and admired or envied by others.

When out walking, a good stick helps maintain the natural rhythm of your gait and seems to make the miles less fatiguing. At the same time it comes in handy for pushing aside brambles and nettles; helping you scramble up a bank; or fending off fearsomely agressive dogs. (For some reason, the most aggressive dog will ease off once he notices that you are comfortably armed!). The farmer uses his stick to move animals around or to lean on while yarning with his neighbours.

Self Defense

Carrying a walking stick gives many a sense of added protection and personal safety. Aggressive dogs are less inclined to cause problems if the walker is in possession of a walking stick.

Benefits of Walking

Walking is an ideal form of exercise. It requires no equipment or expense and is one of the best ways for you to become more active. Regular walking can improve confidence, stamina and energy, and help control your weight. It can also keep your heart strong, give you more energy and help reduce stress. And, a nice walking stick can quickly become a good companion as you go on your hike and health walk.

Improved Upper-Body Workout

Using a walking stick requires lifting the stick, placing it ahead of you and helping support your body’s weight with your arms as you move. Over the course of a long walk, this can be a good workout for your arms and shoulders, helping you burn more calories as you exercise. You shouldn’t find yourself exhausted while using a walking stick, but the Mayo Clinic says the stick will increase the intensity of your workout.

Back and Joint Health

Walking sticks help redistribute your body’s weight–instead of all your weight coming down on your back, hips and knees, a walking stick displaces some of your weight from your back and lower body and supports it through your arms and the stick itself. This can reduce wear and tear on your joints and muscles, which can help people with arthritis or back problems. Walking poles also foster proper posture as you use them, particularly in your upper back. Proper posture helps distribute weight evenly and safely, reducing your risk of injury and improving your back health.

Improved Stability and Balance

When you walk over trails or other uneven surfaces, various obstacles or objects can make it difficult to maintain your balance, such as when you are going uphill, walking on soft or loose dirt, or stepping on rocks as you walk. Walking sticks help stabilize your body and reduce your risk of falling or slipping. The sticks also assist on hills by providing stability, especially as walkers become fatigued and their muscle strength and stability becomes less certain.
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