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What is the ideal pressure for your Electric Scooter tyres?

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Many of us overlook basic maintenance when it comes to riding scooters, but it is important not only for safety (both yours and others around you) and also for getting the most out of your scooter in terms of ride comfort, range and performance. Something as simple as getting your tyre pressures right can make all the difference. Why does it matter? Tyre pressures affects both the tyres performance and lifespan. They will also affect a scooters range, handling and braking performance. Running the tyre at the correct pressure will lower rolling resistance. If you ride your scooter a few times a week we’d recommend checking your tyre...

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How fast are electric scooters?

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At the time of writing, the fastest battery-powered kick-scooter on the market can reach a maximum speed of 52 mph. To achieve this, the designers of the Nanrobot LS7 Electric Scooter made sacrifices in other areas. For example, the scooter weighs 38kg – too heavy to be carried around as part of the daily commute. The extra weight also makes it far less manoeuvrable than lighter models. Fastest electric scooter available at Scooters Direct At Scooters Direct, the selection of e-scooter models and brands we offer cater to a wide range of different requirements – one of which is the need for...

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Are Electric Scooters Reshaping Transportation?

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With governments all over the world allowing electric scooter trials or continuously updating regulations to have better electric scooter use, there’s no denying how these compact and lightweight vehicles are having an impact. Whether it’s to beat the traffic or saving up on gas money, electric scooters have proven their value and usefulness. The future of electric scooter is redefining how we travel. Electric scooters are reshaping transportation with its increased flexibility and convenience and has huge future potential.   Electric scooters are gaining huge popularity and they are used more and more frequently. They’re now seen all over the city. They are used...

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Electric scooter battery maintenance and disposal tips

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In another blog post on The Environmental Impact of Electric Scooters, we discussed the materials used to make an electric scooter, the source of the electricity used to power them, and why owning a personal e-scooter is more environmentally responsible than renting one. However, we did not discuss batteries, a key and complex component of every electric vehicle. The batteries used in electric vehicles are rechargeable. Unlike electric cars, which are charged at special charging points, e-bikes, e-scooters and other smaller devices can be charged from a standard socket in your home or office. The battery will store the electric charge...

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The history of electric scooters

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The electric scooter has become synonymous with the word ‘rental’. In cities across the world, rental scooters litter pavements as people hop on and off these disposable machines. In an effort to fix this, Taur is developing the ultimate electric scooter for ownership – a scooter that's portable while being built for safe riding. And while that might seem groundbreaking, history shows there has always been public appetite for affordable, roadworthy, power-assisted scooters. It’s a history that’s longer than many would think; so while Taur might be looking to the future of scooters, here we delve into their past.  The...

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