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Your First Electric Scooter

For those of you in the UK you’ll soon be seeing a site many others around the World have been seeing for a while now. The electric scooter!

In many cities around the globe the electric scooter is the perfect mode of getting from A to B, quickly, cheaply and green. No taxi. No car journey. No bus. Just pick up an electric scooter usually lying around nearby, pay the hire fee with your phone and off you go. Click finished when done with it and you’re charged for your time. Simple.

Finally, the UK is waking up to this green form of transport and encouraging people to avoid public transport, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic and use a bike instead to get to work. But also they are looking to finally legalise electric scooter use in the UK. Whether that is just for hire or private use that is still under discussion but we are already seeing people out and about on their own electric scooter whether just for fun or their travel to work. But what is the ideal first electric scooter or e-scooter?

For many it’s the standard 25km/h (15mph) model commonly seen. For example the S85 as seen in our shop. It has 2 modes with top speeds of 15 or 25km/h, good range of around 20km (12 miles), is light, foldable, well lit with front and rear lights and very safe with brake light and disk brakes. Most importantly it’s affordable. It’s the reason it’s one of Europe’s top sellers.

But for other’s they want something faster. Some go up to 45km/h (28mph) and have side LED lighting, full suspension, bigger tyres, bigger battery which means greater range of up to 50km (30miles) such as the L002 which has dual 600W motors or the Kugoo Kirin M4 with one 500W motor, with or without a seat. Both very very good and well built scooters.

Whatever you choose you have to weigh up what you need it for? Do you just need it for the commute to work, or to hop across town? In which case the S85 is perfect. Why pay more for features you don’t need. But if you want fast, and your commute is perhaps a bit further away and a seat would be nice, then go for the Kirin M4 or L002, plus others I hasten to add, we’ve a large selection on our website.

Whatever you need, we are here to help and advise. So Scoot Your Commute today with eScooterPlanet.com

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