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Load Carrying

The SwiftyZERO kick scooter is an amazing creature, great for scooting around the back streets, hidden lanes and places where you really shouldn’t be scooting that I won’t mention, but it lacks one thing, that ability to carry a load. … Continue reading

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Lighting the Night

By the beginning of November, the nights are well and truly drawn in and I was determined to keep riding my faithful SwiftyZERO, despite the lack of daylight. However, scooting away from the well-lit streets and footpaths of my home … Continue reading

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Swifty Mods

My SwiftyZERO straight out of the box works fine and kick scooting is a delight. However, I’m one of the people who just cannot stop themselves from tinkering, adding, removing, improving, occasionally making things worse. I do this with all … Continue reading

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Challenge Scooting

While it can be fun just heading out on your kick scooter whenever you like and simply scooting wherever takes your fancy, having a few set challenges to tackle can add some adventure and fun to your rides. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Scooting Hazards

You might be forgiven for thinking that there could be nothing safer than riding a kick scooter. And you would be correct, at least to some degree. However, as with most outdoor activities there are risks and hazards to watch … Continue reading

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Puncture Prevention

Perhaps the most annoying of occurrences on a bicycle is a puncture, or worse, punctures. That ominous hiss from the tyre followed by slow, or even rapid, deflation. A practiced hand will have the tyre off, tube replaced or repaired, … Continue reading

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Tools and Spares

When I first started kick scooting I didn’t give much thought to what I might do should my trusty SwiftyZERO breakdown. And to be fair, that’s not really very likely, as there are few moving parts likely to actually fail, … Continue reading

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First Impressions

My SwiftyZERO arrived at 1.00 pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018, having only been ordered the previous day. At 1.05 pm that very same day, with some degree of excitement, I carefully opened the box, removed the very well packaged components … Continue reading

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Articles

In the Articles section, I’ll be taking a look at a range of topics relating to kick scooting and the SwiftyZERO, from tyres and tubes to tackling different types of terrain, from fancy clothing to finding places to scoot and … Continue reading

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