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The scooter is the hottest innovation in self-propelled
transportation since inline skates. Anyone can learn to use them in
minutes, making scooters great recreation for kids or adults. And
since they're lightweight and usually fold up, they're a practical
means of transportation as well. Scooters come in several styles,
each adapted to different riding styles. So how you plan to use your
scooter is the most critical factor in deciding which model is right
Whether you're just looking to get from point A to B or to do
cool new tricks, there's a scooter type engineered for you.
The most popular style of scooter, the standard folding scooter can be used to glide around the
neighborhood, go to work, or even do tricks
Folding scooters are designed to balance compact size and lightweight construction for a smooth ride
You can collapse these models in just a few seconds, making them small enough to carry easily
These two-wheeled models typically feature polyurethane wheels like those on inline skates, but larger
Most folding scooters are made of lightweight aluminum or steel and have fender brakes where you simply
step on the rear fender until it presses against the wheel and stops the scooter
A feature that provides the ability to do more freestyle riding is the kicktail - a portion of the deck
that extends upward over the rear wheel. This provides the leverage you need to do tricks. Most freestyle
scooters also have handbrakes since the kicktail prevents use of a fender brake
Three-wheeled scooters use 100 mm inline skate style wheels like a folding scooter, with two up front and
one in the rear for extra stability
Bigger, heavier scooters designed to transport you short distances, such as around campus or your
Battery-powered motors travel upwards of 10 to 20 miles per hour for up to 8 to 16 miles a trip before
you need to recharge the battery
Most are made out of very durable aluminum
Rear hand brakes allow you to control your speed and stop easily
Be sure to check the size of the battery so you know how fast the scooter will go, and how far it can go
between recharges to determine which electric scooter will suit your needs
Also make sure local authorities permit you to ride an electric scooter in public roadways before doing
Usually faster and more powerful than other scooter types.
Runs on a gasoline engine.
Can have an extended range depending on the fuel tank size.
Also make sure local authorities permit you to ride a gas-powered scooter in public roadways before doing so.