Disabled Motorcycle & Trike Riders
Unique Range Of Motorcycle Rider’s Aids & Adaptations
Products for disabled Motorcycle Riders / & Trikes
The Bike Experience
Helping Motorcyclists to ride again, more details on our “links” page –
Disabled Motorcycle Riders Aids and Adaptations is a website created for bikers & trike riders with a range of disabilities, you can virtually have a clutch-less motorcycle, we manufacture aids & adaptations many unique to us & not available elsewhere, we want to share our passion for riding motorcycles & trikes and to help disabled motorcycle riders continue that enthusiasm, maybe for the first time or to help get you back onto a 2 or 3 wheel motorcycle & regain your independence.
We design and manufacture all of the products available on this site in the UK they are not cheap, re-labelled imports manufactured in the far east. we have many useful & unique adaptions designed for injured, disabled & amputee, motorcyclists & trike riders.
Whether you are a disabled rider or potential rider disabled because of an accident, birth defect, illness, or other cause, the key to safe enjoyable motorcycle riding with a disability is researching and locating quality products that have been manufactured suitable for purpose, Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a one-size-suits-all solution for bikers with a disability, so if you would like to call or email us to discuss all possible product options that may or may not be of assistance to you without the pressure of someone trying to talk you into something you do not need then please call Graham (01206 322557) or +44 1206 322557
For leg amputees ~
We have an extremely effective reliable button-operated electric gear-shift system, (‘Flatshifter Max’) just press the green button to change up through the gears press the red button to shift down, alternatively, the ‘Dual-Lever’ twin lever system, can be set up to operate with 1 hand the clutch & front brakes or the front and rear brakes.
For arm amputees` ~
Again our ‘Dual-Lever’ system can be mounted on the left or right-hand side of the handlebars, set up to operate the clutch and a brake or front & rear brakes. We also offer a unique system that enables you to change up and down the gears once on the move without using the clutch (see Club, & Expert systems). Very useful motorcycle adaptation developed over the last 12 years.
Stiff or heavy clutch operation? or virtually unable to use the clutch?
A stiff or heavy clutch is a problem that Some motorcycle riders especially disabled riders/elderly/ arthritic riders, but a quickshifter can help enormously by alleviating the majority of clutch use required. Once you are moving there’s no need to use the clutch for up-shifts or downshifts; the Flatshifter Expert system allows smooth, consistent shifting without touching the clutch lever or even easing off the throttle. Much of the resistance is removed from the foot lever as well, allowing for shifts with a gentle nudge rather than a forceful kick. please call us to discuss further.
We also offer a hydraulic clutch with variable length /angled levers to make clutch operation much lighter to operate, this clutch lever matches the Dual-Lever in design.
Would Clutch-less gear changes be Helpful to you?
The Basic mechanics of a quickshifter system are really very simple: a small device installed in the gear linkage senses pressure on the shift pedal (or gear lever), the sensor sends a signal to the ECU to cut the power to the ignition coils, allowing the bike to be essentially “Turned off” for an instant while the next gear slides into place.
‘Quick-shifters’, as they are more commonly known, are very useful for motorcycle and trike riders who have problems operating a clutch lever, as well as for motorsport use, although the Expert system does not totally eliminate 100% of clutch use it does greatly reduce it, you will still need to operate the clutch as normal when selecting 1st gear and pulling away from stationary, and probably slow speed manoeuvring, other than that enjoy the freedom of the road again with virtually no clutch use.
The Flatshifter Expert system will enable you to change up & down through the gears once you are moving without using the clutch.
We are very happy to offer any help or advice we can, please contact us even if you have no intention of purchasing any products from us, that is not an issue, Flatshifter started out successfully producing top-quality race-winning quick-shifters / performance and ride-ability riders aids for motorcycle engined cars & motorsport teams, kit car manufacturers, motorcycle riders & racers for many years, and we were frequently being asked if our products would or could be adapted for Disabled Motorcycle Riders, Trike, & Kit Car owners at affordable price`s, so we have developed & modified our products were necessary to suit.
Having a disability need not be the end of your motorcycle riding
Motorsport demands top-quality reliable cost-effective products, These requirements are even more essential for Disabled riders & drivers or who are physically impaired in some way.
All of our products include a full 12 months parts & labour warranty for your peace of mind
Electric button-operated gear changing
We also supply electric gear shifter/selector systems using the handlebar mounted buttons, 2 different clutch-less up-shift, and clutch-less down gear-shift systems (only available from us). The “Dual-Lever” twin-clutch / brake lever, Really easy to use !! just press the red button to change up a gear or 2 press the green button to change down through the gears, yes its that simple, if you also fit the Expert system when you press the button to change gear it will also operate the clutch-less system ie button-operated gear-shifts without using the clutch Awesome !!
Rider’s Aids & Motorcycle Adaptation Products
Flatshifter Expert Quickshifter
Enables Clutch-less up/down gear-shifts with soft power restore, works on its own, or with the ‘Flatshifter Max’ electronic gear selector system.
A stiff or heavy clutch is a problem that Some bikes have this gives problems to many riders disabled or elderly motorcycle riders, but a quick shifter can help enormously by alleviating the majority of clutch use required. Once you are moving there’s no need to use the clutch for upshifts or downshifts; the Flatshifter system allows smooth, consistent shifting without touching the clutch lever or even easing off the throttle. Much of the resistance is removed from the foot lever as well, allowing for shifts with a gentle nudge rather than a forceful kick.
The Basic mechanics of a quick shifter system are really very simple: a small device installed in the gear linkage senses pressure on the shift pedal (or gear lever), the sensor sends a signal to the ECU to cut the power to the ignition coils, allowing the bike to be essentially “Turned off” for an instant while the next gear slides into place. The objective in racing or performance driving applications is that it allows the rider or driver to hold the throttle wide open without ever easing off to shift, saving a lot of time and effort thus enabling the maximum, uninterrupted forward drive
Electro-mechanical gear actuator system. Simple Push button control of gear changes for motorcycles, Trikes, & bike engined cars. Who wouldn’t like a button to control everything?
Motorcycle Adaptions ‘Dual-Lever’
Motorcycle or trike, twin clutch/brake lever & master cylinders. Left/Right handlebar mounting uses the dual lever system to operate the clutch/brake or front/rear brakes with one hand.
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