By: PRWeb
July 03, 2010 at 06:07 AM EDT
Groundbreaking Motorcycle Which Can Be Driven from a Wheelchair to Be Featured in World's Largest Annual Wheelchair Sports Competition in Denver
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The Mobility Conquest (http://www.mobilityconquest.com/), a sleek motorcycle trike designed for the wheelchair-bound, will make its debut July 4-9 at the National Veteran's Wheelchair Games in Denver.

The Conquest offers stylish freedom for the wheelchair-bound driver with challenges from the waist down who wants to still enjoy the thrill of riding a cycle on the open road. The Conquest offers convenience, maneuverability and safety to a driver. It also offers independence as entry into the trike is easy with the driver remaining in his/her own wheelchair and gliding up the built-in, rear ramp. The trike then safely locks into place for a smooth ride. The Mobility Conquest is dedicated to providing handicapped persons who have a love of the road and desire to reconnect with the sport following disability.

The trike is fully road and track tested and complies with U.S. safety standards. A BMW engine allows the trike to accelerate to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds. Six hand-controlled forward gears plus reverse and keyless entry are standard on all Conquests. Each trike can be tailored to individual needs and other options are also available. An added benefit: each trike can comfortably accommodate a passenger. Uniquely designed front and rear suspension help to avoid any changes to driving or handling due to the increased weight of a passenger. Another benefit is that a service animal may also ride along.

Adaptive AutoMobility (http://www.adaptiveauto.com/) - owned by Kevin Durban - is an authorized dealer of the Conquest motorcycle with showrooms in Denver and Colorado Springs. Mark Roberts of Mobility Conquest, a bronze sponsor of the upcoming event noted, "We are excited to participate and sponsor the Veterans Wheelchair Games. We look forward to helping our service men and women reconnect with their passion for riding motorcycles." Five hundred people are expected to attend the annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games which are sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with additional support from corporate and community groups. Seventeen different sports are available to veterans who use wheelchairs due to neurological disease, amputations and spinal cord injuries. For more information: www.AdaptiveAuto.com

CJ Snider, local female vet and avid motorcycle enthusiast will be riding a Conquest in the opening ceremony parade July 4. She is available for interviews by calling 720-934-0218. She will also be available at 11:30 a.m. at Civic Center Park that morning and at 5:30 p.m. before the start of the parade. Media is welcome to visit the Adaptive AutoMobility showroom at 333 E. 76th Ave. in Denver, 80229, with easy access off North I-25. Call owner Kevin Durban at 303-288-0140.

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