It's that time of year again. The summer sun is fading, and the back-to-school season is upon us. But this year, forget about trudging to class with a heavy backpack weighing you down. It's time to embrace a new way of getting around campus - the electric scooter way!
Ride It, Don’t Sweat It
Skip the bus, train or sweaty biking trips and ride all the way with an escooter! Even the most portable and mid-size escooter will pack a long range battery. Take the Stride, this escooter offers up to 40 miles in range and a powerful 500W motor. Ride it across campus, into town on errands, and back home without breaking a sweat.
The most common issue with escooter are tire punctures, so choose a model with solid tires if you plan to ride in areas that are not well maintained. Most vehicles can fold but this means more areas that will loosen from road vibrations. If you can, try a one-size steering stem over a telescopic one. Step-on braking fenders place a lot of stress on the mudguard, resulting in frequent breaks. A superior brake system are mechanical drum or disc brakes.
Keep long term repair costs to a minimum by following the daily maintenance checks. Take care of your escooter and it’ll last long after your graduation!
Fold and Carry
Foldable escooters save space in dorm rooms, apartments, and other vehicles, such as trains, buses, or car trunks. Some escooters pack a large battery so you can skip the bus or train entirely. The escooters in our commuter series are all foldable and portable!
Charge Up Anywhere
Get ahead in class lectures by charging up your escooter! Fold it down and rest it by any outlet to start charging for the journey home. The charging block can be packed away and plugged in at any pit stop to top off the escooter’s charge.
No Parking Headache
Park at bike racks or inside the classroom and forget hunting for a parking spot! Always use a bike lock and alarm (optional) to secure the escooter outside. Escooters can fit inside classrooms without taking too much walking space, so try to park it indoors. Leave parking fees and tickets behind!
So, as you gear up for another school year, why not add a little excitement to your daily commute? Ditch the boring walks and embrace the escooter way. Not only will you arrive at your classes in style, but you'll also have a blast along the way. Get ready to scoot into the new semester like a boss!
What is the general legal age for riding electric scooter in Canada in 2023?
You must be 16 or older to operate an EVOLV electric scooter. Children under the age of 16 may lack the necessary judgment and skill to safely operate the escooter. A parent or legal guardian should always decide whether a child should operate or ride on an electric scooter or any other vehicle.
Some localities may require escooter riders to be older than 16, so know and obey local regulations regarding rider age and other qualifications.
Is there an age restriction for riding electric scooters in the U.S. in 2023?
Yes, the general rule is a minimum of 16 years old. The age range varies for each state so check your state's regulation before riding!
What are the best electric scooters for students?
Generally, small to mid-size electric scooters are perfect for riding across campus, storing away in dorms, and travelling on bus or trains. Here are some popular specifications:
- 18 miles. Minimum Range.
- 22 mph. Top Speed.
- 50 lbs. Max Weight.
- Foldable. Stem Height Adjustable.
- 350W Powertrain. Minimum Motor Size.