Why Buy A Xootr Scooter?


Under many conditions scooters are the fastest way to travel distances of less than a mile. Walking a half mile on level ground takes about 10 minutes for a reasonably fit adult. On a kick scooter, you can travel the same distance in 3 minutes. For people who make frequent trips of about a half mile, these savings can add up to several hours a week. Bicycles are slightly faster than scooters once you get going, but they often require cumbersome lugging in and out of a building, or locking/unlocking outside. In most settings, a kick scooter beats a bike door to door for trips of up to 3/4 mile.

Scooters are really fun. There is something liberating and fundamental about denying friction with two wheels and a platform. Scooters enable social connections. Two people can comfortably ride side by side on a walkway and carry on a conversation. Scooters work well in crowds at low speeds, enabling a rider to navigate a crowded boardwalk or campus path. Scooters are great for just hanging out, scooting from the cafe to the dorm or scoping out the surf.

Scooters have been around for decades. Yet the Xootr scooter reinvents the category. The Xootr scooter offers these benefits:

Who Uses a Xootr?

Originally, we expected the Xootr to be primarily for college students. We've been amazed that our customers defy categorization. Students love the Xootr, but our customers include: middle school youth, commuters, senior citizens who view the Xootr as a nostalgic reminder of their youth, manufacturing engineers in factories, urban dwellers who use the scooter as their primary mode of transportation, and families that stow a pair of Xootr scooters in their boat or RV.