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Rear Lighting

With forward lighting already sorted out, I wanted to look at rear lighting, helping me to be seen from the rear. No need for research this time, as I already had a product in mind for the job from Adventure … Continue reading

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Night Scooting

Late December. With only a few hours of daylight and long hours of darkness, it is easy to be seduced by that warm cosy seat by the fire or that comfortable sofa in front of the television. Low temperatures also … Continue reading

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90 Day Review

Well, doesn’t time fly when you are having fun and having fun is certainly something I’ve experienced over the past 3 months since I purchasing the Swifty Zero (and 30 days since I bought the Swifty Air). To be honest, … Continue reading

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Changing Direction

Cornering is probably not something a kick scooter rider gives much thought. However, on recent scooter outings, I’ve come across cornering situations that could have been potentially hazardous, so I want to share a few thoughts here. A corner is … Continue reading

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Dead Stop

Now, let us look at the important art of braking and stopping. First of all, you need to know what brake lever operates which brake. Under British Standards, the brake lever for the front brake should be on the right … Continue reading

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Woodland Trails

Taking your Swifty along woodland trails can be a delight, the rustle of the leaves in the wind, wild flowers here and there, wolves calling in the distance, goblins peering from the bushes and unseen creatures scampering in the undergrowth. … Continue reading

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Starting Off

To be honest, when I first bought a Swifty scooter it was simply a case of jumping on and scooting away. There was little thought required. However, over the past few months I’ve come to realise that there are a … Continue reading

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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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