Adapted motorcycle

Motorcycle – adapted for wheelchair users

User on motorcycle with support wheels down; wheelchair on luggage carrier. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle with support wheels down; wheelchair on luggage carrier. Photo: from www.kritto.se

Description
The motorcycle is adapted as follows:
– gear lever and rear brake with hand controls (right thumb)
– support wheel that folds up with hand controls (left thumb)
– adapted foot holder
– a hip belt attached with Velcro on the motorcycle cushion.
The wheelchair is attached to the motorcycle while riding, see associated tips.

Users comments
The belt is attached with Velcro so that it opens if the user should fall.

Made by
User and Mikael Hjälmarsson

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and Per Västerlund

This tip is from 2007

User on motorcycle, support wheels down. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle, support wheels down. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User next to motorcycle. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User next to motorcycle. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User riding motorcycle. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User riding motorcycle. Photo: from www.kritto.se

Related tips

Transfer from wheelchair to motorcycle
Transfer from wheelchair to motorcycle
Independent transfer for paraplegics.
Bringing the wheelchair along when riding motorcycle
Bringing the wheelchair along when riding motorcycle
The user attaches his wheelchair to the motorcycle.
Back support
Back support
Back support for riding a motorcycle.
Starting a motorcycle
Starting a motorcycle
Using hinged support wheels wheelchair users can drive a motorcycle.

Tipsare: Kristoffer

Kristoffer lives in an apartment together with his partner. He is working part time as a driving instructor. He was injured in 2000 and has a complete paraplegia (Th 5).