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With the VeloPlus wheelchair transport bikee you can transport one person in a wheelchair. The VeloPlus is a wheelchair transport bicycle from Van Raam. This bicycle has a tiltable platform at the front of the bicycle, on which a person can easily be placed in a wheelchair. See our instructional video and article on how to place a wheelchair on the Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bicycle.
Please watch the instruction video below on how to place a wheelchair on the VeloPlus wheelchair bike and how to remove the wheelchair from the bike. After the video you will find a step-by-step instruction in written form.
If you want to transport a wheelchair on the VeloPlus, please follow the step-by-step instructions below to place the wheelchair safely and easily.
Push the wheelchair backwards up the ramp. It is important, that you place the wheelchair on the ramp only in the direction of travel.
Move the wheelchair backwards until the drive-up ramp folds up and locks automatically with a clicking sound.
Caution: Make sure that the drive-on ramp is locked! Otherwise very dangerous situations can occur. If the drive-on plate does not lock, press with your foot until the plate locks into place.
Insert the safety pin back into the lever.
To remove the wheelchair from the wheelchair bike, follow these steps in reverse order.
The VeloPlus from Van Raam is a transport bike for a wheelchair user. A wheelchair user can be transported with this bicycle in his or her own (hand-operated) wheelchair with a maximum width of 74 cm. The wheelchair can be placed on the tilting ramp and after securing the wheelchair, the driver and wheelchair user can enjoy a wonderful bicycle ride. Please also read our tips for cycling with a wheelchair bicycle.
The VeloPlus is available with various options, including pedal support or the winch system. You can see all possible options for your chosen bike in the online configurator.
It is possible to equip the VeloPlus wheelchair transport wheel with a cable winch in a winch system as a new option. The winch makes it easier to put the wheelchair on the wheelchair wheel. Read more about this option, the use of the winch in the article "Option winch system for wheelchair bike VeloPlus" and watch an instruction video.
"Babs has ALS and is wheelchair bound and completely dependent on others. In order to get oud and about with her family, they hired the VeloPlus wheelchair bike from Van Raam."
Family Geertsma - Groesbeek
"I am Kevin (14) and I live at home with my parents. I can't talk and I am wheelchair dependent. I love to go outside and cycle around on the VeloPlus wheelchair bike with my mom and dad."
Kevin van der Plas - Katwijk aan Zee
"Last Sunday we made our 'maiden voyage' with 20 degrees Celsius !!! We hope that we can enjoy this beautiful cargo bike from Van Raam throughout the summer."
Toon Lepoutre & Joyce Leeftink - Winterswijk
Do you have any questions or would you like more information about placing a wheelchair on the VeloPlus wheelchairbike? We will be happy to help you and answer your questions and give you more information about the Van Raam VeloPlus bike call us on +31 (0)315 - 25 73 70 or send an e-mail to Info@vanraam.com - Let us help you!