Xootr Expands to a New Factory

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Our staff did such a good job making a seamless transition that we hope our customers didn't even notice, but in October Xootr moved their kick scooter and folding bike operations to a new factory just a few miles south of Scranton in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. Our old building had been getting cramped and we have almost double the space at our new facility.We'll write more about our new home in an upcoming blog post. Old Forge is a fascinating small community that lays claim to having the … [Continue reading...]

The Advantages of a Folding Bike in the City

The Advantages of a Folding Bike in the City

As the number of folding bikes you see on the street increases you may have already asked yourself, why do people commute via folding bike? Is there any real advantage? In an urban environment, commuting by bike often proves to be quicker, easier and better for you! But why choose the unorthodox, head-turning profile of a folding bike? If you live in a city, you probably don’t have unlimited space in your apartment. Even a full sized bike can take up much needed room or awkwardly lean against … [Continue reading...]