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What's Mark Roberts providing now? Here's a clue: It costs $57,000

March 31, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I got an e-mail from Mark Roberts not too long ago. I wrote about Mark in 2007, when his business Arizona Mobility Products, the retail arm of Vantage Mobility International, saw the number of wheelchair accessible vans it sold double in one year. (He got that story framed by the way; he says, "It keeps me going.") Now Mark's the president of Mobility Conquest, the U.S. distributor of the Conquest, a wheelchair-accessible motorcycle. Here's the story I put together after speaking with Mark earlier...

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A wheelchair-accessible motorcycle? Provider helps make it happen

December 7, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

If you've ever watched the reality TV show American Chopper, you know that Paul Sr., the founder of Orange County Choppers and patriarch of the Teutul family, is a big guy. His sleeveless shirts and tattooed arms make sure you notice. But provider Doug Crana, president of Consolidated Medical, which, like Orange County Chopper, has its home base in Newburgh, N.Y., says Paul Sr.'s even bigger in person. “He looks bigger than he does on TV,” he said. “It was pretty neat.” Crana...

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