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    ZRA or TRA?

    I'm getting a TiLite but can't decide between ZRA or TRA.

    Which do you recommend and why?
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    TRA - design and strength

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    I like the ZRA. It's a little easier for me to break down and load in a car.

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    Thank you!i don't drive so I think TRA is right. That's what I read as well; stronger frame and more vibration dampening.
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    I had a ZRA at first to dial in the way Tilite builds their chairs. I hated the fatter tubing they use on the ZRA's and made transfers harder gripping the larger tubing. I always add an inch to the frame length for a better grip when transferring. I like the Tr (TRA) much, much more than the ZRA. The ZRA seemed Clunky too me compared to the TR series.

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    That an interesting and good comment regarding dimension of tubing. Neither aluminum or titanium bother me, but you may want to check that out and see if you are compatible to both.

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    TR is my choice I've had 4 zr's, great chair but I noticed more flex, im 6'2 195, now on my 3rd tr, less flex more rigid responsive ride.
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    Thank you everyone! The people have spoken...TR is better.
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    I'm almost a year into TR from ZRA. TR will be my new ride for a while. I liked the ZRA but love that the front of TR does not flex.

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    I have a ZRA and a TR - I like the fatter tubing on the ZRA to grip for transferring. Too much tubing on the TR, to busy! I like the clean look if the ZRA.
    I'm selling the TR and buying a new ZR. (I need 2 chairs) & my insurance owes me a chair.
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