Don’t Buy An eScooter For Christmas

This post was a Sticky from December 3, 2018 to December 22, 2018.

I was just asked on Reddit to recommend an eScooter to buy.

My reply: None.

I can’t recommend any of them because none of the companies stand behind their product.

Xiaomi and Ninebot/Segway shirk their warranty obligations. Swagtron has a history of being problematic.

And while I haven’t heard horror stories about E-TWOW/Uscooters, that might be due to them generally being sold through local brick-and-mortar dealers who are specialists in Alt-Wheels and know how to please customers.

Any eScooter ordered from China is a sucker bet. It probably won’t last a year. And do you really think you’re going to pack it up and pay shipping costs to China for service? Think again.

Skip the eScooters. Let’s see what next year brings.

Previously here:

Chronological List Of Electric Scooter Posts
eScooters category

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2 Responses to Don’t Buy An eScooter For Christmas

  1. So much for being the future.

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