Category Archives: Articles

Minor Issues

Both my Swifty Zero and Swifty Air scooters are really very good, not much I can fault with them, to be honest. However, over the course of time and as I experiment with different components, adding accessories and so on, … Continue reading

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Micro Adventures

One of the keys to an exciting life is the adventure key, unlocking the front door, getting out into the Great Outdoors and having amazing adventures. However, what people sometimes don’t realise is that an adventure can be anything you … Continue reading

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Getting Started

Okay, you’ve watched the videos, you’ve examined the pictures and you’ve read all the online blurb, all the articles you can find and found this amazing blog. You are now thinking about getting a Swifty scooter for yourself. What should … Continue reading

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Scoot’s Law

Here in Scotland, where our common sense approach to some, but not all of our laws, gave us something called the Scottish Outdoor Access Code, brought into law with the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. We have the right to walk, … Continue reading

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Routine Maintenance

There is little to go wrong with a Swifty Zero kick scooter. No dirty chains to clean, no messy fiddly gears to adjust and few moving parts other than brakes, wheel hub and headset bearings. Yet, eventually you will need … Continue reading

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Hints and Tips

On this page I want to share a few short and simple hints and tips relating to the Swifty Zero or Swifty Air kick scooters and kick scooting in general. Bare ankles – be careful, the rear of the scooter … Continue reading

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Scooting Challenges

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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First Impressions

My Swifty Zero 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 … 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 the Swifty Zero and the Swift Air, from tyres and tubes to tackling different types of terrain, from the wrong trousers to … Continue reading

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