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The personal transportation revolution is here. The Swagger e-scooter boasts a 24v, 3800 mAh, lithium-ion battery that accelerates the 3-speed, 250-watt motor up to 15 MPH with a range of 4 to 15 miles.
You can drive them when you want. You don’t need to learn about shifting gear or even take driving classes. Just hop on and go. They do not even have gears, and all you need to do is to press that one button to start.
The experience was delightfully transgressive — no reservations, no red tape, nobody telling me where I could leave the thing once I was done. All I had to do was agree to follow the rules (be over 18, have a driver’s license, wear a helmet, stay off the sidewalk). And of course, have a valid credit card. For $1, plus 15 cents per minute, I could go as far as the electric charge would take me, up to 15 miles, at a top speed of 15 mph.
Gogoro’s SmartBrite lights are efficient and intuitive, lighting paths behind upcoming corners, which you can take at up to 60 mph (if you dare) for up to 60 miles on a single charge. Other smart features include Apple and Android connectivity, auto dim headlights, low energy mode, automatic error reporting through a downloadable smartphone app, and an automatic on/off turn signal. Gogoro has sold over 4,000 units in Taipei, and is currently working its way through regulations to roll into the United States. The base model will set you back about $4,000 and apparently it comes in 3.9 million unique configurations.
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The EW-09 is built with style & stamina! Travel 20 mph. Up to 25 miles per charge. Ride it to work, use for errands or take it out for pure fun. The EW-09 comes fully assembled! Powerful 600 watt hub motor and large Lithium Ion battery. “Electric Bike” means no lines at the DMV, no license & no registration.
The Rover BR2 by Oregon-based scooter company Works Electric is expensive at $5,950. But it’s one of the best out there performance-wise. It has a range of 30 miles and can reach a top speed of 35 mph. It can also accelerate to 30 mph in just 4.1 seconds — not bad at all for a scooter.
Razor is the original pioneer of this style of scooter, with nearly twenty years of experience building and selling these little mall-scourges. So there’s no doubt these guys know how to put together a kick-ass scooter. The electrical part has been a more recent development. Back when these scooters first became a thing, the technology to make a electric scooter simply wasn’t there.
In the pic above, insulative padding is being glued into the inside of the hollow frame to add an extra layer of protection. You can also see “spiral wrap” that was added around the cables to help protect them too.