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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10,106
Views: 3,216,512
Posted By downunder123
Some mates and I (on right) discussing my ride: ...

Some mates and I (on right) discussing my ride:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/Brett006.jpg (http://s839.photobucket.com/user/downunder123/media/Brett006.jpg.html)

also:...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By downunder123
I've updated the website with several stories...

I've updated the website with several stories first seen here on ADVRIDER.

As always, comments most welcome.

Brett

www.3wheels.org
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-12-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,021
Posted By downunder123
One of the most awesome builds i've seen! Will...

One of the most awesome builds i've seen! Will you have reverse?
Forum: Hacks 01-08-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By downunder123
Qwik hi. I've pm'ed Neptune03 and i hope to...

Qwik hi. I've pm'ed Neptune03 and i hope to contact him. He is obviously v talented. I've added an image of him grinding to the site header. I wanted to (but couldn't) get the quote in "A lot of time...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-07-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Gents, i'm building on my mates and my own...

Gents,

i'm building on my mates and my own experience with wheelchair accessible motorcycle derived vehicles and have set up a website for that purposes:

www.3wheels.org

All feedback much...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By downunder123
NitroMax, that is great! That is exactly what i...

NitroMax, that is great! That is exactly what i was looking for, for the site. Shows a disability very different to my own but with the same consequence (wheelchair) and a really cool solution to...
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By downunder123
website for Wheelies (ie wheelchair bikers) - 3wheels.org

Inmates,

as an anti-boredom vacation project I've built a website for my mates and I who are in wheelchairs but ride sidecars or trikes.

address is: www.3wheels.org

The purpose of the site...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 51,401
Posted By downunder123
Here is mine: ...

Here is mine:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/styling2.jpg

and after screen and more development:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/front.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Yes, these are popular with para's and low quads...

Yes, these are popular with para's and low quads who can easily transfer out of their wheelchair. I ride with a mate who transfers onto a spyder, has his chair in a rack on the side and rides like a...
Forum: Hacks 08-20-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 2,371,175
Posted By downunder123
Latest view of mine, the Cyclops. ...

Latest view of mine, the Cyclops.

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/front.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Presenting Cyclops…. A few more photo's of...

Presenting Cyclops….

A few more photo's of recent additions:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/front-left.jpg

Screen was a donated item from Pro Honda Rocklea and is very...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-06-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
thanks for the prompt, I've been meaning to add...

thanks for the prompt, I've been meaning to add an update.

Yesterday we finished bars for the passenger on the bike and these have gone off to the powder coater, i'll post pics of these plus the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-02-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Yeah, agree. We had thought of mounting a sidecar...

Yeah, agree. We had thought of mounting a sidecar body on the bike so she would be in the "sidecar" and totally restrained but it got abit complicated. It may have helped with the transport dept who...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-21-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Hiya Woody thanks for the interesting reply....

Hiya Woody

thanks for the interesting reply. I was bummed off for a lot of years after the accident that put me into a wheelchair, not really participating in life and pissed off at the things I...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,609
Posted By downunder123
TMAX's frame is pretty substantial as well; ...

TMAX's frame is pretty substantial as well;

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/lft-side-1.jpg

although the current version is alloy, pre 08 (i think) they were steel as in...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,321,988
Posted By downunder123
yes, fuel tanks in the nose. I had it off, and...

yes, fuel tanks in the nose. I had it off, and the subframe, when i tried to turn the TMAX into a trike. Instead of putting it back std i lowered the seat and relocated the tank.

...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-03-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,321,988
Posted By downunder123
TMAX sidecar

Here is my modified TMAX sidecar. Model was the last of the steel frame bikes from 08 I think. I built and rebuilt the sidecar several times in the last two years. Details of final build are here:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-30-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Delivery to now, April 2011

Skip forward a couple of weeks from these last shots taken in febuary to mid March. I took delivery the day of the 1st test ride, a trip around the block, adjust the steering weight to position 1...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
G'day mate, yes, Haighslea was the outfits first...

G'day mate, yes, Haighslea was the outfits first trip up the motorway at speed. Power was no longer a problem (compared to the 125) but the windblast was. I'm trying to get back to Dave's soon to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Back from the painters and we are getting close...

Back from the painters and we are getting close now. It’s like waiting for Christmas when you’re a kid, I’m sure all the “clients” on the site waiting for the pros to deliver know the feeling, you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-20-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
your quite right, i had this built from October...

your quite right, i had this built from October last year and got it on the road a month ago, in March 2011. Rather than spreading the story over 6 month i'm writing it up now while the trials and...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 109,805
Posted By downunder123
These are mine, in the metal: ...

These are mine, in the metal:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/frt-lft-1.jpg

and after powder coating:

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/daggy1.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-19-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
After not making the christmas deadline the...

After not making the christmas deadline the project was put out with the garbage..

http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz314/downunder123/dec23-front.jpg


Wheel is a Superlight from Performance...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-18-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
In the following shots the bracing for the...

In the following shots the bracing for the sidecar suspension is finished and the nose started. The nose will house the fuel tank with bracing back for the steering bearing.

Sidecar wheel lead is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
While I was having the cage built, Dave was...

While I was having the cage built, Dave was building the LL’s, the following pics show the cage back at Dave’s workshop for first fitting to the bike. A subframe grabs the bikes frame in three places...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Hi Sparrowhawkdesign, that's a good point, the...

Hi Sparrowhawkdesign, that's a good point, the approval for my first sidecar included an left hand drive vehicle certificate(?) although when the first attempt at the 500 was approved they seem to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,100
Posted By downunder123
Wheelchair sidecar build

In the neverending quest for more power….

In reality this is the rebuild of a rebuild, the original idea was to take the lessons learnt from my 125cc sidecar and apply them to a sidecar based on...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 2,371,175
Posted By downunder123
Yes i'm here Brisvagus. Steve Barry (a McMod(er))...

Yes i'm here Brisvagus. Steve Barry (a McMod(er)) built the frame and Neal Lowe motorsport did the controls. Was wrritten up in Scooter magazine a year or so back.
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 2,371,175
Posted By downunder123
here is mine

tug is 125cc honda @, sidecar was built by a mate, all controls are in the car. Daily taxi, does 1000km/month to/from work and everwhere else. Great to be on the road again.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By downunder123
A lot of time & money have gone into the...

A lot of time & money have gone into the Conquest. The are big, high (to get over the diff) and only suitable for people with good hand function. Not much storage either.
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By downunder123
Have pretty high quadraplegia so transfers for me...

Have pretty high quadraplegia so transfers for me require hoisting. This project and the sidecar i currently ride are drive-from-chair with v light steering and adapted controls.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By downunder123
Wheelchair accessible trike

Photo’s are of my trike project based on Yamaha TMAX. In the never-ending quest for more power I was looking to update my 125cc drive-from-wheelchair sidecar. This is a great outfit that gets me to...
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