If you were among those kids who enjoyed riding around manual scooters and doing all sorts of tricks and flips growing up, chances are you are now considering investing in a proper upgrade. These electrical scooters similar to their manual version come is various shapes, sizes and configurations. You could be a novice, an intermediate or an expert rider at that. These machines have an easy learning curve for skills of all types.
You need to take these machines seriously, as they are still prone to accidents and could result in injuries to their riders if proper safety measures are ignored. Some of the heavy duty high end long range scooter machines are more powerful and controlling them requires an advanced skill level and balance.
Here are a few tips to get you started.
- Although they are as easy as riding a bicycle, you cannot simply take them and start riding them on a busy street on the first day. You need to practice, take it slow, one step at a time and you would be soon riding it at your free will.
- Try using designated bike lanes in the beginning. The less crowded your path is the easier it would be for you to maneuver.
- Once you unbox it, read the owner’s manual which came with it to know about all the features and functions.
- Charge the battery to the full before operating it. This will ensure a full battery charge cycle and would prolong the battery life.
- Make sure to look at the LED screen (if you scooter has one) as it shows you all sorts of information about your scooter including the remaining battery.
- As much as acceleration is fun, braking should be equally or more important. You do not wish to crash your scooter and damage it or cause harm to yourself or to anyone around you.