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  1. Thread: Using Uber?

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    I've used both Uber and Lyft many times....

    I've used both Uber and Lyft many times. Typically I just transfer in and then ask the driver to put my chair in the trunk. Usually I ask them to take the wheels off (describing how to do it) or take...
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    underseat bag with: 3 ICs, and extension tube,...

    underseat bag with:
    3 ICs, and extension tube, washcloth. Wallet, keys, light sweater.

    thats it!
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    Thanks for all the input. Followup question: for...

    Thanks for all the input. Followup question: for those in the US (or elsewhere) who purchase wheels online who do you go through? Sportaid.com has been my typical shop.

    thanks,
    Patrick
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    I hadn't hear of this. Good to know. With my...

    I hadn't hear of this. Good to know. With my current setup (25" wheels) I dont need to shrug at all over the full range, bug I find I do all the time. Maybe this means I have bad form.
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    Wow, I didnt realize that 27" were even made. I...

    Wow, I didnt realize that 27" were even made. I have quite a bit of dump. Chair is adjustable so that is not an issue. I also sit right over my axles (my hands pass them as I let them drop...
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    I'm also wondering if I should simply get a...

    I'm also wondering if I should simply get a couple replacement spokes and don't need the full wheel :thinking:
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    What wheel size should I get?

    I need to get some new wheels. I've used Spinergy XLX and really have liked them, but recently some of my spokes and spoke-to-wheel attachments have broken and I think it may be time to get new ones....
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    I have some major ones as well, but they dont...

    I have some major ones as well, but they dont cause me any pain (no sensation there), so I tend to ignore them. Is there any need to address these through surgery as you suggested? Is there any...
  9. Thread: Freedom Trax

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    any ideas on how to get a discount? they are a...

    any ideas on how to get a discount? they are a little out of my price range.
  10. Thread: Freedom Trax

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    I'm considering getting one of these, primarily...

    I'm considering getting one of these, primarily for beach use. Any other comments or feedback? Is it a good purchase (seems awfully expensive at $5k).
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    WANT TO BUY: Easystand 6000 Glider, NorCal

    Looking for a used large Easy stand Glider in northern California, I'm in the bay area.
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    Wheels/Tires for Sale

    I'm doing some spring cleaning to free up some space and would like to sell the following items:

    24" white SPOX
    24" Spinergy SPOX wheels with blue sided Kenda 24x13/8 narrow knubby tires. Wheels...
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    I also used to work for Lockheed Martin. I worked...

    I also used to work for Lockheed Martin. I worked on flight software for various NASA/JPL missions. Mainly used C/C++ and lots of different shell scripting languages. I did this for about 5 years (3...
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    I appreciate the suggestions! Unfortunately a...

    I appreciate the suggestions! Unfortunately a cruise might be out of the question since my fiancee gets really bad motion sickness
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    Where to go on honeymoon?

    I am getting married next summer (June) and am thinking about where we want to go for our honeymoon.

    Can I get some suggestions on places people have visited that they enjoyed and comment on the...
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    SF Bay Area Housing

    Hi all!
    I have a summer internship in Mountain View this summer and am looking for accessible short-term housing in the Mountain View/Sunnyvale/Palo Alto area.
    does anyone have any suggestions?...
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    Catheter choice?

    For the last year I've been using Hollister Advance Hydro Soft Hydrophilic caths. I really like them because they are extremely soft, hydrophilic, easy to use (they come with a small packet of water...
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    I dont see a price anywhere.. any info? They...

    I dont see a price anywhere.. any info?
    They gonna sell it in the states?
  19. Thread: chair Q?

    by alkaline
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    I have had a quickie Ti for about a year. I...

    I have had a quickie Ti for about a year. I really like it and haven't had any problems with it. Went through a Colorado winter just fine. I've heard a lot of people complain that you have to...
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    This is what I use.. its a little bulkier than...

    This is what I use.. its a little bulkier than just the foam insert thing.. but works on all toilets
    http://www.sportaid.com/xcart/open_padded-raised-toilet-seat-with-4-adjustable-brackets.html...
  21. Thread: New ZR Chair

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    Is that the Corbac backrest? If so, how do you...

    Is that the Corbac backrest? If so, how do you like it? I was debating getting one, but ended up w/ the J3 because it came in a shorter side and was way cheaper. I also have a Ride cushion.
    Nice...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions. I dont know if I...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I dont know if I could pack everything in one bag. I think I can put all of my bathroom stuff and caths in the back my travel toilet-chair is in... and then maybe...
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    flying alone??

    at the end of September it looks like I will have to travel to a conference in New Orleans. This will be my first time flying alone since my SCI. I'm a little over a year out with an ASIA-A T-11 SCI....
  24. Hi ef-jordan, My fiance and I just moved to...

    Hi ef-jordan,
    My fiance and I just moved to Pittsburgh a couple weeks ago (I'm going back to school). I'm also looking for anything fun to do. Any suggestions? What are your interests?

    -alkaline
  25. Thread: Swollen Leg!

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    Swollen Leg!

    Hi all,
    I woke up this morning with an abnormally swollen left theigh. This worried me because I have a history of DVTs in that leg. I also have had HO in that hip but have had no bone growth...
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