Many people love the freedom of riding a motorcycle as well as the economical value it offers, especially now with fuel costs at an all time high. However, some people just aren’t comfortable operating a motorcycle. A great alternative is to choose an electric scooter. They are also very economically as well as easy to operate. This is a great option for riding around town. I know many parents who compromise purchasing their teenager a scooter rather than an actual motorcycle. Scooters also cost less than a motorcycle.
Safety is still a necessity while operating an electric scooter. It is important that you wear a helmet as well as long sleeved shirts and pants to prevent road rash. You also need to follow the rules of the road. Too many people have the misconception that a scooter can be operated like a bicycle rather than a motor vehicle on the road. In many states you have to obtain a motorcycle license to legally operate one on the street. Children must be the legal age to drive one as determined by their state regulations. Read more
Getting the scooter you want is very exciting, but you need to know how to negotiate the best price. Why pay more for it than you have to? Don’t get so absorbed by the idea of having it that you will stop at nothing to get it. In most cases, you will be purchasing a scooter on credit with monthly installment payments. Do your best to reduce the number of payments you have to make as well as the amount of each one.
Take your time deciding what type of scooter you really want. If it doesn’t fit into your budget then you may have to decide to save up more money to get it or decide to go with a less expensive model for the time being. You always have the option of trading up in the future. However, many scooter enthusiasts find half of the fun is own the exact scooter they want, regardless of the cost. Read more
One of the most common types of mobility scooters are those that were manufactured and produced with four wheels. They are able to go forwards, backwards and of course left and right. For quite a while they were considered to be very useful and helpful, and many people appreciated the efficiency and convenience that devices like them offered to the individuals that needed the assistance. However, over time, as technology advanced, individuals began to start expecting more of all their technologically backed items, including mobility scooters.
And so, as companies began to make more changes on their mobility scooters, in order to make them more appealing to consumers, eventually some companies came up with the idea o design mobility scooters that would be able to function with fewer wheels, and offer even more to the individual by way of efficiency, convenience and style. This is part of what makes them so appealing and attractive to consumers and individuals that are thinking about purchasing such items, if they find that they have begun to need something to help them move around from one place to another. Sometimes this happens when a person succumbs to an injury, and in other instances these devices are used by individuals that would otherwise feel pain when moving about at such a steady pace or for such a lengthy period of time. Read more
Piaggio MP3 is a three-wheeled scooter which has two wheels in front and one wheel at the rear. Three-wheeled motorcycles usually put two wheels on the back and one wheel at the front but not with the Piaggio MP3. Read more
MXS Custom, a French’s home modifications French has succeeded to build a 172 cc scooter which they named 2Evil Dragster. 2Evil Dragster engine is based on a Gilera DNA 70 motor, heavily modified to accept a second, overbored Malossi cylinder. Read more
A scooter is a motorcycle with step-through architecture and either a platform for the operator’s feet or footrests integral with the bodywork. Elements of scooter design have been noted in some of the earliest motorcycles, and motorcycles identifiable as scooters have been made from 1914 or earlier. Read more