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    Good to have you back!

    Welcome back Kay. Hope things are going better for you these days.

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  2. Brooklyn International Disability Film Festival-July 22-24, 2005

    For those of you in NYC, I thought this might be of interest:

    http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/bidff/main.htm
    http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/bidff/film_schedule.htm
  3. New Yorkers: Anyone going to the race on Long Island this weekend?

    I would love to go see the 10k wheelchair race that is out on Long Island on Sunday but I don't have a way to get out there from Manhattan. If anyone is going and is willing to give me a ride I...
  4. Thread: NYC People

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    NYC People

    Hey NYC People! What do you say we all get together sometime? Maybe we could meet up at a restaurant or bar just to connect with one another. I moved to NYC in September and have hardly connected...
  5. Thread: TRA vs. ZRA

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    I have the ZRA and it is incredibly easy to get...

    I have the ZRA and it is incredibly easy to get into and out of the car. In addition to that, once it's in the car, it takes up less space on the passenger seat. It also takes up far less space in...
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    Hey NYC People! What do you say we all get...

    Hey NYC People! What do you say we all get together sometime? Maybe we could meet up at a restaurant or bar just to connect with one another. I moved to NYC in September and have hardly connected...
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    Who is in New York?

    Hey everyone! I moved to NYC in September and have really been enjoying graduate school. This is not the easiest city to navigate from a chair so I was wondering who else is out there living in...
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    Woo woo woo!!!! Happy Birthday Girl!!! This is...

    Woo woo woo!!!! Happy Birthday Girl!!! This is a big day for you! Yeah yeah yeah!
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    I think it's fascinating how some of the...

    I think it's fascinating how some of the responses to this thread are so positive while others are so negative. We are all indeed very different in how we approach sensitive experiences.
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    Chick, You could be right but perhaps I conveyed...

    Chick,
    You could be right but perhaps I conveyed things as being more serious than they are. I think she just gets flustered when others fumble breaking down the chair. More often than not, when...
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    People carrying your chair

    How do you feel about people carrying/breaking down your chair? Is your feeling different for friends, significant other, family, or stranger? Also, how does your significant other feel about...
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    I just used demos of the Quickie Ti Titanium and...

    I just used demos of the Quickie Ti Titanium and the TiLite ZRA. Ultimately, I decided to get the TiLite ZRA for several reasons. I have had the chair for two weeks now and am quite pleased with my...
  13. Thread: Burning Man!

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    Piela, That is so cool that we were there at...

    Piela,

    That is so cool that we were there at the same time! If you met or saw anyone else in a chair perhaps you saw me. I was using a demo chair with sparkling wheels (I hate them but they're...
  14. Thread: Burning Man!

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    Burning Man!

    I just spent a week in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada at Burning Man (www.burningman.com) which is an experiment in human community, artistic expression, and minimal sleep! It was an...
  15. Shorty, your concern about adjustability is...

    Shorty, your concern about adjustability is true. The more adjustability the more potential for breakage and also the greater the weight as the chair is built for it's largest possible adjustment...
  16. See my review below comparing the Invacare A4,...

    See my review below comparing the Invacare A4, Quickie Ti Titanium, and TiLite ZRA. Please feel free to ask me any questions as I have all three chairs for the next week or so.
  17. Glad to see this topic on the board as it's a...

    Glad to see this topic on the board as it's a salient topic for me at the moment. I bicycle raced for eight years so I'm very familiar with wheel specifications and how geometry and metallurgical...
  18. Thread: iMac trouble

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    Well Steve, I have an Apple Powerbook G4. It's...

    Well Steve, I have an Apple Powerbook G4. It's just about the greatest computer I've ever had. I got it in October 2002 and it hasn't crashed once. Not once. I have several friends who also have...
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    OK, here's what's going on now. I've been to the...

    OK, here's what's going on now. I've been to the DME dealer and have dealt with all the measurements, etc. for the chair. However, they are now telling me that the procedure is to place the order...
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    Supracor Cushion Feedback?

    I just got a Supracor Slimline cushion yesterday. I have some sensation around my seat area so I immediately noticed that there is improved ventilation with this cushion. It is also much more firm...
  21. Must I illuminate the fact that Israel is also...

    Must I illuminate the fact that Israel is also one of the biggest causes/contributors of spinal cord injuries. I just read that during the current Palestinian uprising nearly 10,000 Palestinians...
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    Primo Tires wearing out fast

    I've been using Primo "V" tread tires on my demo chair for exactly two weeks now. They were brand new when I got the chair. The contact area on the tread is almost completely worn flat already. At...
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    I just went on an awesome hike with a friend and...

    I just went on an awesome hike with a friend and her dog today. I was a little wary about getting a flat tire or diminishing accessibility as we went on. The gravel and dirt road wasn't too...
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    Wheel options?

    I'm having to decide whether to get 24", 25", or 26" wheels for my new chair. My understanding is that 25" wheels are actually the same as 26" bicycle wheels--is this the case? The OT doesn't seem...
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    OK, After doing some research it seems like...

    OK, After doing some research it seems like getting portable hand controls aren't the best idea for my car. So now I have a few questions...

    I need to know which controls I should consider and...
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