Starting a motorcycle

Using hinged support wheels wheelchair users can drive a motorcycle

User on motorcycle, support wheels in lowered position. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle, support wheels in lowered position. Photo: from www.kritto.se

Description
As the user accelerates he folds up the support wheels with a lever that he regulates with his left thumb.

Whose idea
User and Per Västerlund

This tip is from 2007

User on motorcycle, support wheels in halfway position. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle, support wheels in halfway position. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle, support wheels raised. Photo: from www.kritto.se
User on motorcycle, support wheels raised. Photo: from www.kritto.se

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Back support
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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).