28 Sep '13, 5pm

Custom E-Cruiser has features for disabled rider

Custom E-Cruiser has features for disabled rider

You may have noticed what look like training wheels in the picture above, and you’d be half-correct. [AussieJester] is a paraplegic, and needed to guarantee some stability both when transferring from his wheelchair and when coming to a stop. The best feature of this bike, however, is that these small wheels are retractable. A linear actuator lowers them for slower speeds and for mounting/dismounting, but picks them back off the ground once you are up to speed, maintaining a true 2-wheeled experience.

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/09/28/custom-e-cruiser-has-featu...

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