Custom Motorcycle Tips for Handicapped Riders

| 11/10/2010 12:12:25 PM

Have something you'd like to share with your fellow Motorcycle Classics readers? Maybe it's a touring story, bike review or helpful tip you've gleaned from experience. Whatever it is, we want you write about it and send it in. Just e-mail Associate Editor Landon Hall with the subject line "MC Dispatch" and you might see your story here.  

I am a 63 year old handicapped person who loves to ride a motorcycle. Many years ago, I had an accident that injured my left knee, leaving my leg weak and unable to support the bike and myself at a stop sign. My Honda was in storage for some time. During this time, I had additional health problems requiring me to use oxygen 24/7. But I never gave up on my desire to ride. 

new trike 1 

After research, I decided on a company in the Chicago area who could convert my bike to a 3-wheeler giving me the stability I needed. The TowPac conversion kit keeps the original two wheels of the motorcycle and adds two additional wheels to the rear of the bike. It attaches with one pin and three bolts making it both easy to connect and disconnect. This gave me the stability I needed. 

trike 3 

new trike 2 

Walt Cloudt
11/25/2010 8:53:50 AM

As an older rider I applaud Michael and his dedication to the sport. Cool rig. Atta-boy Mike! Wishing you many more miles.

The sound and the fury: celebrate the machines that changed the world!

Motorcycle Classics JulAug 16Motorcycle Classics is America's premier magazine for collectors and enthusiasts, dreamers and restorers, newcomers and life long motorheads who love the sound and the beauty of classic bikes. Every issue  delivers exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!

Save Even More Money with our RALLY-RATE plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our RALLY-RATE automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5.00 and get 6 issues of Motorcycle Classics for only $29.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $34.95 for a one year subscription!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter