Sunburn my wheels

Bikes, trikes, personal mobility and getting to/from the event - this is the place to discuss general transportation issues.
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Sunburn my wheels

Post by Psychoguana » Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:20 pm

Hello everyone , Im Scott ,my brother is DJ Global , we are both in wheelchairs on ventilators,he already introduced himself. Im excited to go to the Burn this year, a true challenge but worth it. I want to modify my wheelchair to better adapt to the elements on the playa, what topic should I look at to find someone interested in helping me to get my chair playa ready,im thinking a bubble to cover my wheelchair .

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Post by Savannah » Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:36 pm

Hi Scott! :D Yes, we've seen your brother around.

It seems like a local Burner would be best qualified to help you tinker with your chair. Best to find your regional contacts, show up to some regional events and be awesome, meet some camps, be sure to lead with any talents that you have. Meet some theme camps. Keep in mind that theme camps don't typically have a goal of supporting virgins so much as providing an experience to the city at large, and being composed of people who will help with that financially, logistically, and physically. If physically you have some compromises, maybe your skills will be organizational or in brainstorming for fundraisers, or . . . ? Who knows.

Regional Groups:

You've probably seen this link by now, it's a good place to start (there's an email address at the bottom where you might be able to ask questions):

Wheelchairs on the Playa ... chair.html#

Vehicles for People with Disabilities ... enses.html

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Post by Drawingablank » Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:25 pm

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Post by illy dilly » Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Welcome to eplaya!
You and your brother are gonna have a great time.

Psychoguana wrote:im thinking a bubble to cover my wheelchair .
After reading that the first thing that came to mind was a giant ball/bubble that you two can roll around in like a hamster ball or something.
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Post by trilobyte » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:01 pm

hello and welcome to ePlaya! Giving this a nudge over to the Transportation board, since I think that's a better fit.

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Post by Bob » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:37 pm

Usually helps to change your eplaya profile to reflect your location, if you want location-specific advice.
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Re: Sunburn my wheels

Post by lucky420 » Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:35 pm

Hola and hello...
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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