A brief history of scooters

While electric scooters are brand new did you know that both kick scooters and motorized scooters existed over one hundred years ago? Scooter like devices such as the dandy-horse have existed since 1818 when they were patented in Germany as a "walking machine." These devices kept their large wheels and evolved into bicycl...
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The fantastic fun founding story of kick scooters

Did you know that the original scooters were a grassroots phenomenon started by enterprising children? Before toy companies and car-makers entered the market in the 1910s, scooters had existed for years as a folk hobby project around the country. They were mashed together from roller skates, spare wood, and soap boxes. Take a look at these pic...
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Electric scooters 20 years after the patent

Did you know that electric scooters were patented 20 years ago in 1998? The company that patented it was Patmont Motor Werks, and was famous for the Go-Ped brand of gasoline powered scooters. While Go-Ped is still a brand, the Patmont company went bankrupt in 2012 eventually selling the brand in 2015. During the bankruptcy Patmont sued Amazon ...
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