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  1. A new Hotel List: beds without platforms, low beds, adjustable-height beds

    Hotel List: beds without platforms, low beds, adjustable-height beds

    There are ADA rooms, and there are accessible rooms ? and often those are two different things.

    27 years after the landmark Americans With Disabilities Act, most hotel rooms are completely unusable to many disabled Americans. Hoyer lift users are shut out by box platforms beneath beds, i.e., almost all hotel beds. Independent travelers in chairs are shut out by beds too high to transfer. Beds and sinks ...
  2. Learn FAST

    John Singleton and Luke Perry suffered strokes in their early 50s, but my bud Vanita Whitsell survived a severe one at 38, and even teens have them, so please learn. Miss you, Uncle Mike.

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  3. ZX1 Adjustments

    Quote Originally Posted by triumph View Post
    I have a zx1. Are you saying you want the clamshell to only partially "grab onto" the wheelchair axle bar? Are you wanting to have more "tip-ability" of the wheelchair front wheels for popping over 2"-3" bumps, threshholds? It seems such an adjustment, if possible, would do that.
    Don't know if that's what you're after, but if so, have you tried to only partially attach clamshell with the clamshell actuator button? I don't do so until I get to a bump - at that
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  4. Larger tires on a scooter?

    Quote Originally Posted by pattherat View Post
    It looks like you have 10" tires (3.00-4) which means 3" wide, 3" sidewall and 4" hole. You could just go with a more agressive tread. A customer of mine requested these knobby tires for his ZX1:



    If you want to go up a size you could go with 4.10/3.5-4s which is 4.10 wide, 3.5" sidewall, 4" hole. Actual diameter varies from 11" to 11.5".

    3.00-4 tires here:
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