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Scooter Magic

More than a year has passed since I bought my first Swifty scooter, a Swifty Zero, way back in September 2018, a few months less since the purchase of my Swifty Air. Both scooters are doing well. I still manage … Continue reading

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Forth Road Bridge

A Sunday in mid-October and a chill 4 degree start, saw me driving round the A720 City of Edinburgh by-pass heading for Queensferry, a small fishing port nestling below the three bridges that span the Firth of Forth, the Forth … Continue reading

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Swifty One Carbon

When I first came across information about the folding Swifty One Carbon, I was well excited, signed up immediately for the email alerts and kept a keen eye on developments. Eventually, in May 2019 details initially appeared and it was … Continue reading

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Dalmeny Estate

A useful tip I put to good use is to keep a list of locations or routes where you might like to take your kick scooter. My list is kept on the Blog index page, where they get listed as … Continue reading

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Moorfoot Hills

Approaching the end of July, and with temperatures during the day into the mid-twenties, scooting during the heat of the day was not enjoyable and I much prefer the cool air of early mornings or the slightly cooler late evenings. … Continue reading

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Dawn Patrol

Conditions this morning were perfect for a pre-dawn scoot on the Swifty Air. The forecast was fair with only a 10% change of rain. Temperature was around 10 degree C., nice a cool for an energetic scoot, not too hot … Continue reading

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The Wind Farm

After an overcast start to the day and rain for much of the morning, the clouds finally started to clear down to fluffy cumulus by lunchtime and I decided to take a chance and head for the Moorfoot Hills, about … Continue reading

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Roslin to Shawfair

Until recently, the cycle and walking route running along the old Edinburgh, Roslin and Loanhead Branch line of the North British Railway, was only rideable from the west of Roslin to the bridge crossing at the Lasswade Road on the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Docks

The really neat thing about flexy-time is that once you’ve build up enough hours, you get an extra day off work and that’s what I did today, a very cold Friday in mid-December. My plan was to take the Swifty … Continue reading

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Musselburgh Coast

A rather dull day with laden skies and the forecast of rain did not stop me getting out on the new Swifty Air. I loaded the scooter in the back of the car and headed down to the coast at … Continue reading

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