Electric adult kick scooters are personal transportation vehicles that are nowadays becoming increasingly famous among adults as a fun, safe and convenient way to commute locally.
Most of today’s electric scooters are designed with impressive features, including powerful motors and a stylish appearance to keep the riders entertained. However, the best thing about e-scooters, as per my experience, is that they can be used by people of all ages. The days when kick scooters were only supposed to be used by kids are truly gone.
If you are planning to buy an electric kick scooter or are an existing e-scooter user, here is a list of the most frequently asked questions (along with answers) about these innovative and eco-friendly personal travel vehicles.
Customer Questions About Electric Kick Scooters For Adult
1. Is it easy to learn to ride an adult kick scooter?
Absolutely. A new rider, irrespective of age and without previous experience, can learn to ride an electric scooter in as soon as a week. In fact, adult kick scooters are easier to learn.
2. What is the best electric scooter I should buy?
Well, there are many good, high-performance electric scooters to buy in 2020. You need to, however, compare these options based on your requirements, budget, etc.
3. Are electric scooters water resistant?
Well, some of them are. For instance, the Inmotion L8/L8F e-scooter is designed to work smoothly and safely in mild rain. It comes with an IP65 rating. They should, however, not be left exposed in severe rain.
4. Electric scooters are small, can they take my weight?
Yes. Most of the modern adult kick scooters are designed to support the weight of a fully grown person. That said, it can easily take your weight. The Currus NF scooter, for instance, has a load capacity of 265 lb (120 kg).
5. What things should I consider when buying an electric kick scooter?
Well, you should consider everything that matters to you, starting from the reason why you need an electric scooter, how you plan to use it, how much top speed you may need, your budget, among other things. Follow this guide to buying an electric scooter, for details.
6. How much speed & range should I expect to get?
Depending on the motor and battery capacity, some of today’s performance-centric adult e-scooters are built to offer a maximum speed of up to 75-80 km/h and a top range of up to 120 km. The cost of a scooter may increase with an increase in motor and battery capacity.
7. Are electric scooters safe to ride?
For the most part, yes. Adult electric scooters feature safety brakes and other features to keep the rider safe. In fact, modern e-scooters even come with ABS, built-in suspension and other advanced safety features. For complete safety, use helmet and safety gear while riding an electric kick scooter.
8. Are they foldable?
Electric scooters are available in both folding and non-folding options. Depending on your requirement, you can buy the foldable version, which is compact and easy to carry.
I hope this answers to most of your questions about electric adult scooters. If you have more questions, feel free to ask in the comments.