Category Archives: eScooters

Wichita Acknowledges Alt-Wheels Owners

Wichita lets up on personal electric scooters and skateboards, at least for now The council approved an ordinance two weeks ago establishing rules for using e-Scooters in the city, with an eye toward regulating rental scooters, which have become a … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, eSkateboards | Leave a comment

The Two Faces Of Alt-Wheels In France

In Paris, there are the usual whines about rental eScooters. We’ve seen them everywhere so I don’t need to repeat them. Meanwhile, outside of the hand-wringing capital, there’s an organized and sponsored competition for Alt-Wheel riders! The Electric Games. Here’s … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, eSkateboards, eUnicycles, Video | Leave a comment

Idiots “In Charge” Appease A Fellow Idiot To Legalize (Some) Alt-Wheels in NY

Apple Cored: E-Bike/E-Scooter Bill Move Closer to Reality, Thanks to Greenway, Manhattan Exemptions The new version of the bill specifically bars e-bikes and e-scooters from greenways, such as the Hudson River Greenway, the world’s most popular bike lane. Officials from … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, So Stupid It Hurts, State Abuse | Leave a comment

Ninebot/Segway KickScooter MAX IGG Passes US$2M

The only good thing I can say about this is that the more eScooters — and other Alt-Wheels — that are on the road, the better. Previously here: Ninebot/Segway KickScooter MAX Nears US$1M eScooters: Range Matters Ninebot/Segway KickScooter MAX Hits … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters | Leave a comment

New York Finally Inches Towards 2019

Twitter: I haven’t seen this bill. Does it mention electric skateboards, electric unicycles, and personal electric transport in general? If not, there could be problems ahead. Let’s see what the final vote is and if the damn Governor — whose … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, eSkateboards, eUnicycles | 2 Comments

Timeless Advice From Amelia Earhart

I’m still reading The Fun of It: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation by Amelia Earhart. At one point in her life, she was Aviation Editor at Cosmopolitan magazine (it was a different publication in … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, eSkateboards, eUnicycles, Reference | Leave a comment

Another Hsiang Video About The Boosted Rev eScooter

Hsiang doesn’t do YouTube videos. He does mini-documentaries of the kind PBS used to air from the BBC! I get flashbacks to the wonderful Conections series when I watch his videos. In this one, he deals with all the naysayers … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, Video | Leave a comment

iOS 13 Apple Maps: No Biking Directions

Apple Reveals iOS 13 The biggest Maps improvement isn’t here. The one I was most looking forward to is absent. Apple Maps still doesn’t have biking directions! I ride a mini cruiser skateboard everywhere I go when the weather’s warm … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, eScooters, eSkateboards, eUnicycles, iOS | Leave a comment

Bird Rental eScooters Pivots Again: Bikes!

Bird Cruiser website Ummm…. the camel’s nose in the tent strategy? So, if Bird can’t place rental eScooters, maybe they can place rental eBikes? And once they’ve softened-up a government with bikes, the eScooters will follow? Maybe this will give … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters | Leave a comment

Hope For Ooneepod?

Twitter Despite: 1) Fobbing off to the State the decision for rental eScooters, and 2) Personally faceplanting on a rental eScooter He is: 3) Wanting the job of Mayor Unlike our current Wants To Be President Mayor, he’s moved forward … Continue reading

Posted in eScooters, eSkateboards, eUnicycles | Leave a comment