The Congolese kick scooter

A Chukudu driver (called a chukudeur) rides his Goma-spun delivery contraption down Boulevard Kanyamuhanga in Goma, DRC. If you have freight to transport, consider the Chukudu scooter from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Chukudus are hand made wooden scooters that are an important part of the Congolese economy. ...
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Top extreme scooter tricks

Freestyle scooting can be an exhilarating sport to watch and learn. It is a especially popular with teenagers. Did you know that at most skate parks scooters outnumber skateboarders? Rolling Stone has called scooting young people’s “extreme sport of choice.” Ironically many skateboards take the same negative stance against scooters on...
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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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