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Shanniah’s Story – From Hiring to Building a Wheelchair Accessible Sidecar

Dreamfit Sidecar

Search for an Engineer willing to build a Wheelchair Accessible Sidecar – Led to Hire We were searching far and wide to locate an engineer willing to manufacture a wheelchair accessible sidecar for our daughter to be included in our family rides. We contacted DreamfitFoundation in Perth to see if they could help fund or…

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ABC News – Today is Celebration: Katanning teenager hits the road

Disability Motorcycle

Fifteen-year-old West Australian teenager Shanniah Barker lives life in the fast lane. A photo essay by Eliza LaschDison. Updated 4 Jan 2017, 1:39pm Shanniah was born with spina bifida. Her mother and father, Angela and David, have ridden motorbikes for years. After a rigorous project of modifying a sidecar for Shanniah, they embarked on their…

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Modified Controls and Adapted Motorcycles – Paraplegic – Amputee

Modified Controls

The thought of an amputee or paraplegic riding a motorcycle may seem impossible. Thankfully this is not true. There are many modification possibilities that have been designed to suit a rider’s specific needs and allow the safe control of a motorcycle. Perhaps it was a hip replacement or arthritis that made you sell your bike.…

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