With people still being urged toand being difficult for social distancing, having an e-bike or might make sense for essential — it’s an easy way to take supplies to vulnerable family and friends as . Perhaps you want to cover longer distances faster than you can walking or maybe you’ve been looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint — all good reasons to consider a rideable moped or e scooter.
This roundup, which I’ll update as I review more products, covers electric scooters, foldable electric scooter options and skateboard-like devices.get their own list. Why would you want a scooter over a more traditional bike? Electric scooters are nimble and smaller, and are easy to take on , leave in the trunk of your car or store at home.
Here’s some of the best electric rideables available right now
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I’ve included water-resistance ratings when available for each electric scooter. IP ratings (IP stands for ingress protection) let you know the dust or water resistance of a product. For example, if something has an IP54 rating, the first number after the letters refers to resistance to solids while the second refers to moisture. Read more in our.
Also, and let’s not make a big deal of it, but I exceed the rated weight capacity for most of these products. For the most part, they all still performed as expected, though maybe with a little less range or speed. No devices were harmed during this roundup.
Lastly, if you plan on getting into, . Leave enough space between yourself and both cars and riders on plain old human-powered bikes and scooters. Remember you’re able to go a lot faster, so ride and pass with caution….