Scooter

  • The Backpack Scooter Lets You Walk Then Ride

    The Backpack Scooter Lets You Walk Then Ride

    This is the Bergmönch – the Mountain Monk – a scooter that folds into a backpack, thereby allowing the brave to ride down the hills the climb up at breakneck speed. There are no pedals – just a pair of disc brakes – and it costs $1,880. Read More

  • Behold the Vespa stretch scooter

    File this one under “why?”. Vespa South Africa has launched a stretch scooter. Apparently, it’ll allow you to roll with three other people on a scooter. Or one prawn. Read More

  • DIY balancing scooter will make you the envy of geeks everywhere

    I admit it: I would love to have a Segway. Yes, I realize they’re not really all that practical for everyday life in Columbus, OH. Yes, I realize they make you look like a total nerd. I’m prepared to reconcile both of those facts against what I perceive as the unadulterated fun of riding such a contraption. Unfortunately, I don’t have the cash to buy a Segway. If I had… Read More

  • Trikke – Three Wheels of Fury

    Now that you’re well into your 30s and feeling like an old fart, it’s time to reinvigorate yourself with something new. If you enjoyed rollerblading, cycling, or straight up tom foolery as a teenager, I’m sure you’ll enjoy Trikke. It’s a device with three wheels that works by leaning side-to-side and driving in an “S-style” motion. Like rollerblading on… Read More

  • Balancing One-Wheeled Scooter

    This guy’s scooter is like the Segway in many ways, but you don’t look like a tool riding this contraption. Your speed is controlled by shifting forward or backward. Apparently it’s very intuitive to ride. Two 12V batteries power the 400W traction motor. An ADXRS300 Rate Gyro and ADXL202 dual axis accelerometer keep you on your feet so you don’t eat it in front of… Read More

  • T3 Scooters Wants Cops To Dump Segway

    Slightly less dorky, yet simultaneously more dorky than the Segway scooter, the T3 Series scooters are looking to win the hearts and feet of cops everywhere. The T3 is a scooter with three wheels, LED system, GPS, glovebox and rechargeable battery. Its battery can be swapped out in the field in case the officer forgot to plug in last night, and costs around $1,200-$1,800 for each battery. The… Read More