Motorcycle Modified for a Paraplegic

This video explains how I modified my motorcycle to ride after being paralyzed from the chest down.

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Ultimate Street Machine (Wheelchair Motorcycle)
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Paraplegic Riding a Motorcycle Again
This video shows how I ride my modified Kawasaki. (filmed with a GoPro HD) I was paralyzed from the chest down in September 2009. (sorry for the shaky camera!)




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