Wheelchair rider Boris Ivančić  seeks badges, patches

Aussies aid wheelchair bound former rider

Aussie contributions have been flooding in for a Croation rider who was sidelined into a wheelchair in 2008 by an incurable muscle weakness disease. Earlier this year Boris Ivančić called for help to collect motorcycle badges, patches, stickers and flags. These badges and patches have arrived from Australia. “I wish to thank all you Aussies and all …

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sliding seat slides

Motorcycle seat slides with the rider

Imagine a seat that slides with the riders when they move sideways out of their seat for corners or forward and back for aerodynamic effect. Now Finnish engineering company Etteplan has received a patent for a seat that slides sideways and forward and back with the rider. The seat has been tested by disabled Finnish racer …

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Disabled rider Alan Francis claims parking discrimination

Disabled rider parking fine waived

Canberra rider Alan Francis has succeeded in having his $600 disabled parking fine waived, but will now campaign for disabled riders to get a more compact motorcycle-specific permit. Alan, 68, has now permanently attached his permit to his 2015 Harley-Davidson Low Rider’s left pannier. But that leaves him without a permit for his car. He …

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