The article is from 2012. But yeah, that brings back some memories.
Go marvel at how fugly and heavy and even expensive some of those scooters were compared to now.
Let’s hope today’s new growing popularity isn’t another “fad” that will be extinguished again by shoddy Chinese merchandise.
Same-day update: There’s also a list of scooter survivors from 2012. But here it is five years later and as far as I know, they’re all dead too.