Placing a wheelchair on Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bike

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. 


Instructional video: How do I place a wheelchair on the 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.
 

Step by step guide wheelchair placement

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.

Placing a wheelchair on Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bike handle

Step 1:

The bicycle must be parked and with the parking brake fastened.


Step 2:

Remove the safety pin.


Step 3: 

Pull the lever upwards so that the ramp plate is unlocked and falls down.

Placing the wheelchair on Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bicycle in the direction of travel

Step 4:

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.
 

Fix the wheelchair on Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bicycle

Step 5:

Secure the wheelchair using the three straps. Press the button so that the belt comes loose and attach the hook to the wheelchair. Then turn the star shaped knob to tighten the belt.

Make sure that the plate folds up by itself due to the weight of the wheelchair as soon as the wheelchair is on the access ramp.
Placing the wheelchair on Van Raam VeloPlus wheelchair bicycle Belts

Step 6:

Finally, fasten the seat belt around the passenger.


Step 7: 

Insert the safety pin back into the lever.

To remove the wheelchair from the wheelchair bike, follow these steps in reverse order.
 

The wheelchair transport bike VeloPlus

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.  

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Family Geertsma - Groesbeek

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"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

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Toon Lepoutre & Joyce Leeftink - Winterswijk

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Questions or more information?

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!

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