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Old 23-03-2011, 09:06 PM
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This bloke lives around the corner from me, he lost the use of both his legs in a bad bike crash when he was 21...he has been riding ever since..

Rides his wheelchair up a ramp onto a sidecar on his ducatti monster..extended handlebars so he can ride from the sidecar, this was taken in portugal, he does a minimum of 200 and sometimes 375 miles each day...

Has my full respect..loves everything bike..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fa7e0...el_video_title

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Old 23-03-2011, 09:19 PM
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now thats dedication, all the power to him
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Old 23-03-2011, 09:22 PM
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I think I've seen him down the Bus Station in Abergaveny. All power to him
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Old 23-03-2011, 10:14 PM
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now taht deserves respect
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Old 23-03-2011, 10:44 PM
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SORRY FORGOT TO PUT THE LINK IN..TAKE A LOOK..

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Old 23-03-2011, 10:51 PM
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Fantastic !
A young lad in london is trying to work out what he could do to get a bigger bike. He has a little 'nippy' which is ride in on his chair.
Any idea who built this for him, John? Or helped him ?
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Old 24-03-2011, 08:26 AM
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the local bike shop owner is in a chair, top bloke, and has bought himself one of them Conquest trikes

and my god does he fly LOL, no hanging around, hair and beard in the wind, goggles on and that trike goes like a scalded cat, flippin well corners good too.

I had to laugh a while back when there was a guy in the shop, moaning that he was on the sick, disability benefits etc, unable to walk properly

ranted on and on about how you cant work and how difficult life is, just at the moment, Steve reversed his electric wheelchair out from the desk to go and get the bits this twat wanted, the look on his ugly mug was priceless.
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Aye the lad has some balls big thumbs up to him.
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The guys an inspiration....and the monster combo, is well cool..good on him..

Ive gone though alot in the past 3 or so years, and im so glad to be back on 2 wheels, sometimes you have to compromise like i have (1200 Buell down to 600 Bandit) hopefully my strength n stamina will improve n i will be able to ride the Buell again....in the mean time Bandits awaaaaaaaayyyyy

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Old 24-03-2011, 01:08 PM
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Fantastic !
A young lad in london is trying to work out what he could do to get a bigger bike. He has a little 'nippy' which is ride in on his chair.
Any idea who built this for him, John? Or helped him ?
He did tell me...but I forgot, I might see him this afternoon so if I do I will ask again..Probably get a bolliking for not paying attention...

Make a very interesting story for Trike magazine..

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There's a few of them on this site I found including the aforementioned monster.

http://www.apparelyzed.com/forums/to...chair-sidecar/
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Imagine getting a lift. You'd sit in the rider's position and be able to do nowt to control the thing. Would shit me right up!
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Think I read about this guy on another forum. Awe inspiring for sure.
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C'mon don't let this bloke fade away, take a look at the Utube clip This man was over six foot tall , strong as a horse and in one moment his life turned to shit. and you know what was his greatest challenge .. no it wasn't the fact that he was half a man, it wasn't the fact that he was in a wheel chair, it was the fact that he couldn't punch anyone in the mouth when they upset him...he had to hold back...

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Maybe I could be his friend for a little while..

I really should have the intelligence to stop posting when I have been stupid enough to try to drink a Welshman under the table with jamisons and bells..

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Fantastic !
A young lad in london is trying to work out what he could do to get a bigger bike. He has a little 'nippy' which is ride in on his chair.
Any idea who built this for him, John? Or helped him ?
It was built by a firm in Derby called Metmachex..the guy who built it is named Geof. something he is in his sixties and use to be a sidecar racer..

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Thank you John
I will follow that up and see if we cant get the young lad into something a bit more suitable .... and ..... ummm ...... faster.
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what a fuckin superstar....kudos aplenty....
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