Casarva Suzuki GSXR1000 trike
This is Casarva IRS Trike based on a Suzuki GSXR 1000 adapted for disability. which just goes to show what you can master in the face of huge challenges.
Without meaningful use of the left hand the controls for this very fast trike are all on the right. Clutch and front brake are catered for with the K2 Levers. Gear shifting is via the Kliktronic Gearshifter with selector buttons under the throttle and the palm lever enable smooth throttle control.
There is a huge story behind the reason this Casarva Suzuki GSXR1000 trike is here. But there is an even bigger story of it’s owner.
This trike is a challenge to ride but then who ever said life it without it’s challenges.
What is Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) on a trike?
Casarva IRS (independent Rear Suspension) trikes handle better and and are more comfortable to ride than those with a solid axles. The tyres stay planted in the road surface giving you maximum control if the road gets a little tricky because each side has its own suspension system which are connected by an anti-roll bar made in spring steel. This assists the shock absorbers in keeping the rear end planted, reduces rider shock and assists with steering.
The drive line irrespective of being chain, shaft or belt driven, has a differential which allows the wheels to turn independently of each other via half shafts which have been tailor made to each trike and there are options on the track width and wheelbase length to make sure that the trike is set up to be the best it can be. Tyres and wheel size are selected to works best with each trike – one size definitively does not fit all not fit all.
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