Buying Guide

 

How can I choose the right kick scooter?

So you want to buy a new kick scooter but you don’t know what you want? “What is the right scooter for me?” is the basis of every bike buying choice. 

Before you even think about budget, style or model answer this simple question. Are you intending to ride your scooter purely on road, in the urban jungle, off-road or a little bit of everything? If you are a committed roadie with no intentions of letting your wheels leave the black top, then you are firmly in the department for skinny tyres.

 

What will you use your scooter for?

What are the best bikes for commuting?

Commuting to work is a brilliant way of saving time and money whilst also getting fitter. Your ride to work may very well end up being the best part of your working day! If you are commuting by bike there are a variety of options to choose from depending on what you need your bike to do.

Folding or urban scooters are ideal as they allow you to seamlessly transition from road to train and back again. Small enough to tuck under a desk or train seat they are also a great option small flats. 

. They are great of  for commuting and you can add a rack and panniers to carry your work day essentials.

What are the best scooters for sportive events?

Road bikes are fast, lightweight and high performance but with a gentle nod to comfort for long distance events.

 The geometry of a road race scooters  is not designed for comfort; they are designed to be fast. The handling is quick and the position is aggressive to allow the most aerodynamic position possible

Note : With some simply changes and upgrades your can made the road scooter more comfortable also for longer distance without putting any strain to your lower back, neck or shoulders.

What are the best bikes for touring?

Touring|hybrid  scooters feature relaxed geometry for comfort. A hybrid scooter is perfect for any type of long distance scooting or commuting but importantly it will feature eyelets for mudguards and pannier racks so you can load up your bike with enough kit for an overnight stop or multi-day trip.

What are the best bikes for keeping fit or losing weight?

A good place to start is with a hybrid scooter it can be ridden on road or off-road, is great for gentle pottering but also fast enough to make longer rides a pleasure. It is highly versatile and won’t pigeon hole you to any type of terrain or cycling experience. A hybrid scooters can be also ridden in events , as a commuter bike or to accompany your kid’s bikes when they start riding. 

What are the best bikes for off-road ?

If it’s the splatter of mud, the clatter of rocks and the freedom of getting away from the towns and traffic that you crave then you are definitely looking for an off-road adventure machine. Our Adventure Scooters bikes come in many forms but they are all designed to withstand the rigours and challenges of off-road 

What sort of scooter and accessories  will I need for dog mushing

To start with dog mushing, you’ll need scooter with a bigger wheels, good brakes and some special accessories such a antena for dog lead and harnesses.. If you have a smaller dog you will be ok with a basic V-brakes, but for bigger one we can highly recommend go for a scooter with a disc brakes. 

Still not 100% sure

It always helps to actually see and get a feel of the product in person. 

When you buy a new kick scooter, you want to know that it is the perfect machine for you. For ultimate peace of mind and confidence in the kick scooter you choose, we have an awesome fleet of demo folding, urban, hybrid and racing scooter that you can take for a spin. And we’re not talking about a quick spin around the block here either, you can even book out one of our scooter and take it for a proper ride over the terrain you will actually be riding.

If you are interested in booking a demo then we recommend you contact us at ondrej@opscooters.com or 07841 538 195

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