Awesome Scooters

Turning a Scooter into a Three-Wheel Car

Turning a Scooter into a Three-Wheel Car

Meanwhile in the Garage took an ordinary gas-powered scooter and transformed it into a three-wheeled vehicle that looks like something from the set of a sci-fi movie. He initially had built a cockpit that kept it as a two-wheeler, but later grafted on the front of an ATV for its final appearance.

ResortBoard Scooter

ResortBoard Scooter

Developed by the makers of the GolfBoard, this personal mobility device is designed for getting around large resorts, campgrounds, and other places with a lot of ground to cover. Riding on all-terrain tires with undercarriage protection, it can ride on- or off-road. It runs up to 15 miles per charge on-road, and 12.5 miles off.

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30 Feet Up, 30 Feet Down

30 Feet Up, 30 Feet Down

Freestyle scooter and BMX rider Ryan Williams shows off his balls of steel by riding a scooter downhill, up a ramp onto a 30-foot-tall scissor lift, and then dropping off the opposite side onto another ramp. He hopes to perform the same stunt on the 2022 Nitro Circus tour.

Making an Electric Fat Tire Scooter

Making an Electric Fat Tire Scooter

Electric scooters usually have tiny wheels, which makes them agile but not exactly grippy. The Q’s oversize scooter has a bit more contact patch thanks to its Formula One wheels, wrapped in slick Pirelli P-Zero tires. It’s powered by a 25kw brushless electric motor and has a battery pack under its riding deck.

LEGO Creator Expert Vespa 125

LEGO Creator Expert Vespa 125
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Celebrate your love for Italy and the 1960s with this official LEGO model of the Vespa 125 scooter in pastel blue. The miniature captures the curvy styling of the iconic 2-wheeler and includes a brick-built engine hidden beneath a removable cover, working steering, and a LEGO helmet, picnic basket, and flowerpot accessories.

Segway SuperScooter GT Series

Segway SuperScooter GT Series

Segway’s GT electric scooters are built for speed. The 6000-watt GT2 zooms from 0-to-30 mph in 3.9 sec with a top speed of 43.5 mph. Both the GT1 and GT2 roll on 11-inch pneumatic tires, with front and rear suspension, hydraulic disc brakes, and an extra-wide footboard. The add-on Segway Engine speaker simulates engine sounds.

Electric Scooter Auto Gate

Electric Scooter Auto Gate

Handy Geng was tired of getting off of his scooter to open the gates to his workshop, so he decided to motorize one of them. Rather than use an off-the-shelf motor, he rigged up a mount and attached his scooter to do the work. Now he needs to buy a second scooter to ride through the gate. English subtitles available.

Insane Scooter Grind

Insane Scooter Grind

Nathan Beauregard is a master at rail grinding on his kick scooter. As part of Joe Zuccaro’s promo film for French brand Royal Street, Nathan thought it might be fun to attempt a high-speed uphill rail grind. He achieved just that after being towed by a car at 30 mph. The full video is well worth a watch too.

Rolley Electric Scooter

Rolley Electric Scooter

Scooterson’s electric scooter is designed to be easy to ride and secure. It starts with a push, automatically adjusts gearing, and is self-balancing. Wide pneumatic tires are ideal for city streets, and it uses your smartphone for keyless locking and unlocking. It has a 30-mile range, a 20 mph top speed, and its battery is swappable.

Splatch Transformer Scooter

Splatch Transformer Scooter

The Splatch Transformer is an electric scooter that can handle all kinds of terrain. It has a high-torque rear-wheel motor, dual suspension, fat tires, and dual-wave disc brakes that resist overheating. Its top speed is 24 mph, and it climbs inclines up to 28%. Its design allows for standing, seated, or crouched riding positions.

2022 BMW Motorrad CE 04

2022 BMW Motorrad CE 04

Urban mobility blasts into the future with BMW Motorrad USA’s sleek CE 04 electric scooter. Debuting in Q1 2022 for MSRP of $11,795, it features an emissions-free electric drive and clever connectivity solutions. And it’s got oomph with a 42 hp motor, and a max speed of 75 mph for street and highway driving.

Deal: Segway ES2 Ninebot KickScooter

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Segway’s ES2 electric scooter can hit speeds up to 15 mph and travel up to 15 miles per charge. It weighs just 27.6 pounds, and folds up for easy one-handed carrying. It has both front- and rear-wheel shocks for a smooth ride, and electro-mechanical anti-lock brakes. Save 15% off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.

BooZter Folding Elextric Scooter

BooZter Folding Elextric Scooter

Wheelkinetic claims their electric scooter is the most portable and lightweight model you can buy. The BooZter folds to just 10″ x 18.5″ – small enough to fit into a backpack – and weighs just 6.5 kg (14.3 lb). Despite its size, its makers say it can run up to 20km (12.4 mi) on a 2-hour charge. It has a 100 kg (220 lb) weight capacity.

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The Extreme Vespas of Indonesia

The Extreme Vespas of Indonesia

In most of the world, Vespas are just simple city scooters with a retro flair. But on the roads of Indonesia, they can be seen zooming around with some insane modifications. Great Big Story takes us on a spin to the Asian island nation for a ride-along with some of the scooter’s most passionate fans.

YX ONE All-Terrain Board

YX ONE All-Terrain Board

The YX ONE offers riders a unique spin on electric skateboards. With its three-wheeled design, it’s easy to balance on, and thanks to its chunky tires, it can ride on sand, grass, gravel, and other tricky terrain, including up and down hills. It has a 25 mph top speed, and its battery pack provides up to 37 miles of range.

First-person Scooter

First-person Scooter

Here in the US, our streets are filled with SUVs, pickups, and other larger than necessary vehicles. In many places around the globe, subcompacts and scooters are the norm. Here’s a POV look at the insanity of weaving through traffic in Hanoi, Vietnam on a Honda scooter.

Boosted Rev Electric Scooter

Boosted Rev Electric Scooter

The latest product from electric skateboard maker Boosted. The Rev is an electric scooter that goes up to 24mph and lasts up to 22mi per charge. It features a user-friendly interface such as a knurled thumb throttle and three ways to brake. It’s also durable and waterproof.

EZRaider All-Terrain Scooter

EZRaider All-Terrain Scooter

DSRaider’s EZRaider is a four-wheeled electric all-terrain scooter. It’s size and foldable form lets you easily transport and ride it anywhere. It lasts up to 25mi per charge and goes up to 30mph. It also has more practical 2WD and 4WD variants. Also available from Gold Coast.

Halfbike 3

Halfbike 3

The unique Halfbike is part scooter, part bicycle, and all fun. Its third version is lighter and smaller than its predecessors. Its also more ergonomic, has more gears to tackle all kinds of terrain, has new maintenance-free brakes and a new quick-release mechanism for folding.

Unagi Electric Scooter

Unagi Electric Scooter

The Unagi electric scooter has a folding hinge and is made of magnesium, aluminum and carbon fiber. It has puncture-proof tires that have air pockets to provide suspension. It goes up to 15mph and lasts up to 15.5mi. It’s available in 250W and 450W models.

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CanguRo Robot Scooter

CanguRo Robot Scooter

Shunji Yamanaka and Takayuki Furuta are working on RiDroid CanguRo, a three-wheeled robot scooter. Aside from being a transportation device, it can also follow you, perhaps while carrying something else. It can also be set to go to a destination using an app.

Jet Powered Micro Scooter

Jet Powered Micro Scooter

Colin Furze made his son the coolest kid on the block by modifying the kid’s scooter with an electric jet engine. But don’t worry, Furze restrained his inner madman this time. The scooter is just powerful enough to move the kid from a standstill.

Lasercompo Scooter Model Kit

Lasercompo Scooter Model Kit
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theKirkshop makes a laser-cut sixth-scale model kit based on Honda’s folding scooter, the Motocompo. The Lasercompo is made of maple and walnut plywood, walnut veneer and acrylic. It takes about 2 to 3 hours to assemble and has working steering and wheels.

Shanghai Customs eCub Electric Scooter

Shanghai Customs eCub Electric Scooter

Shanghai Customs used a Honda Cub frame to create a beautiful electric scooter. Like custom PCs, the beauty of the eCub shines thanks to its excellent cable management. Shanghai Customs is working on the eCub’s second version as well as DIY conversion kits. More on BikeEXIF.

Phat Scooters

Phat Scooters

A scooter with the easy balance and shock-handling properties of fat tires, and the torque and efficiency of an electric drivetrain. Offers 30 to 50 mi range, a top speed of 20mph, and climbs up to 30º. Pre-orders get $500 off + free shipping til 6/30/17 w/code AWESOME500.

Transboard Transporter 2.0

Transboard Transporter 2.0

The latest version of Mercane Wheels‘ personal transportation device uses a stable, yet nimble 3-wheel setup for easy riding, a quick folding mechanism, a powerful 500-watt motor that speeds you along up to 22 mph, and an 8.6Ah battery for up to 25 mi of cruising range.

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