Tagged: Scooter

Xiaomi to launch Mijia – $298 portable e-scooter for personal mobility

Xiaomi Mijia e-scooter 7On December 15, 2016, Xiaomi will launch its 12.5 Kg electric-scooter in consumer market for selling price of 1999 yuan ($290). The objective of this portable e-scooter is to offer short-distance indoor-outdoor mobility like the Segway One S1 or single-wheel mobility concepts.  However,  Mijia is slimmer, lighter, and minimal in design.  Mijia claims to offer 25 km/h speed with a range of 25 kms on single charge. The juice comes from included 280Wh LG 1850 lithium battery that runs 500 W motor. Read More…

Autonomous mobility scooter for smartphone-obsessed walkers

Autonomous Mobility Scooter

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with another terrifying as well as futuristic mobility concept for people who remain engrossed in their smart-devices all the time. Researchers claim that it will help curbing accidents on footpath caused by phone-obsessed walkers. Seriously, it looks like first prototype of futuristic “digital lounge” featured in one of the best animated films “Wall E”. If you have watched the movie, you must be aware what long term dependence on these “digital lounges” did to the people at the end. That was simply dread. Read More…

Teenager builds CO2-powered three-wheeled scooter, and it’s quick

CO2 powered scooter

Three-wheeled foot scooters were known for their eco-friendliness until a Swedish teen created this carbon-dioxide powered scooter, and now this doesn’t look green at all. Taking nothing away from the kid, the CO2 powered scooter you can see zipping across the frame in the footage is made by attaching a pair of fire extinguishers to it, and this thing can really go fast, watch the video below. Read More…

Two mechanics build world’s fastest mobility scooter

Fastest-mobility-scooter

Crazy inventor Colin Furze is certainly not an inspiration for many (thanks to all the bizarre and scary things he makes), but who knew his crazy record setting mobility scooter (that clocked 71.59 mph) would become an inspiration for the world’s fastest mobility scooter ever made. Drawing inspiration from Furze’s scooter, two mechanics David Anderson and Mathew Hine from Isle of Man built a vehicle that normally does 10 mph, into the fastest mobility scooter that broke into Guinness World Records clocking 173.16 km/h (107.6 mph). Read More…

Dad makes drill-powered walking T-Rex for his son [w/Video]

Drill powered T-Rex scooter by Izzy Swan

A walking T-Rex on the streets will definitely make you run for your life, but this walking dinosaur actually made me laugh. Just look at this thing moving it is so funny. Alright, enough of the casual talk and let’s get straight. This drill-powered T-Rex Scooter is made by professional woodworker Izzy Swan from Think Woodworks who wanted to give his son one of the coolest ride in the block. It all started when his son saw the Jurassic World movie and was highly impressed by the dinosaurs, and wanted to ride a T-Rex some day.
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7 flame-throwing inventions simply fun to own

DIY Flame throwing machines

Zombie apocalypse might not be inevitable but we cannot rule out the possibility of it happening any time soon. For that matter any other kind of apocalypse like aliens launching an attack on mother Earth. That might sound crazy and hilarious, but people have already started taking it seriously. One weapon that can be potent against the cold blooded monsters is flamethrower which burns them to a painful death that is if they feel anything at all. Coming onto the practical situations, flamethrowers can be used for a wide variety of things and for no apparent reasons too. So let’s have a look at some of the most creative flamethrowers out there which will impress you to bits.
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Solar-powered scooter that charges your smartphone and plays music too

Solar-powered Daymak Photon Solar Boombox Scooter

One basic problem with electric scooter is that you need to constantly need to charge them after use. This somehow prompts the user to ditch the ride after some time of use and search for alternative means of commuting. Solar-powered Daymak Photon Solar Boombox Scooter is all set to change that since it is self-powered and comes with a lot more utility than just riding around the streets.
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AirWheel A3 electric commuter looks to take on Segway in a big way

Airwheel A3 personal commuting vehicle

Taking a detour from the trend of Segway-like personal mobility vehicles is this self-balancing scooter with a saddle that focuses on ergonomic riding comfort. In-fact it is somewhere between an electric unicycle and a Segway-like scooter, taking the best features from both these designs and putting it into one personal commuter. This is AirWheel A3 electric self-balancing scooter designed for urban commuting and portability.
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UPDATE: You can soon buy the amazing electric Gogoro SmartScooter

Gogoro Smartscooter

Gogoro Smartscooter to be available for pre-order on June 27 in Taipei

Our first impressions of the Gogoro SmartScooter revealed at CES 2015 were quite good due to its power-packed performance, design and new age features that appeal to the urban users. Now there is good news for people who wanted to own this electric scooter from the Taiwanese startup, as Gogoro has announced that the scooter with swappable batteries is going to be available for pre-order on June 27 in Taipei, Taiwan and then later on in other parts of the world.
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Foldable Inu electric scooter goes at a top speed of 25 kms

Inu electric scooter

Haifa-based Green Ride has come-up with a foldable electric scooter dubbed Inu that comes with the promise of ultra-portability, since it folds to the size of an average suitcase. The smartphone-controlled electric scooter weighs just 18kg, reach top speed of 25 kilometers per hour and can go 20 kms without needing a recharge. The 500W/750W electric lithium-ion battery charging docking station that comes with the electric scooter is compact enough to be stored at home or in your office without any problem.
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