wanted info on handicapped driven scooters

I am a quadriplegic with arm and some wrist movement, but no finger control. I cannot transfer from my chair. I am looking for a gasoline powered motor 3-wheel scooter that could be easily loaded and driven from a wheelchair. An internet search brings me to only one hit, which says:


#5. Tricycloped - from BUSDOOD

Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 19:53:01 EDT

From: BUSDOOD <BUSDOOD@aol.com>

Subject: Tricycloped

I recently bought a Tricycloped manufactured by American Tricycloped Corp. in Boise, Idaho. Its a 1982 model and the motor has HondaVMatic printed on it. I called Boise and the company no longer exists. I can ride this machine from my wheelchair and love it. Can anyone help w/further info?

No further information could be found from this. I imagine this machine as sort of a chariot that has a ramp that folds out for me to load and then I can close it and drive it directly from the chair by hand control only. Sort of like my crude mock-up attachment or picture at http://briefcase.yahoo.com/bc/tonyb70/vwp?.dir=/My+Photo+Album&.dnm=handicapped+scotter+mock-up.jpg&.src=bc&.view=l&.done=http%3a//briefcase.yahoo.com/bc/tonyb70/lst%3f%26.dir=/My%2bPhoto%2bAlbum%26.src=bc%26.view=l


Re: wanted info on handicapped driven scooters

Wow, there's got to be something availible out there but I imagine it's not going to be very well known. It'll be a one off custom probably. Good luck! Here's my three wheeler ...

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