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Xootr Blog

Optimizing Your Swift – Our Favorite Folding Bike Parts

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Though we only sell the Xootr Swift in one configuration, a setup that the majority of riders really enjoy, we also recognize that many of our customers enjoy modifying and improving their bike. For this reason, we have made a conscious effort to ensure our folding bike parts conform to industry standards. This allows our … [Read more…]

The Swift – A Great Hybrid Bike that Happens to Fold

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The Xootr Swift folding bike folds using our quick fold technology, it uses a smaller wheel, and it looks a little different. With these differences present, we often get asked if the Swift feels strange to ride. We believe that any new bike is going to have an adjustment period, but ultimately the Swift’s ride … [Read more…]

The Xootr Kick Scooter Lineup

We at Xootr work every day to bring our customers the highest level of quality found in a kick scooter. Each of our kick scooters represents our commitment to durability, sleek design, and uncompromising performance. Though these elements can be found in all of our models, there are still unique qualities in every style of … [Read more…]

Xootr as a Kids Kick Scooter

Xootrs are great kids kick scooters. Though our scooters are designed to handle the weight of a full grown adult, they work equally well for kids and teenagers. As a kids kick scooter, Xootr represents a durable, safe option. Where other kids kick scooters might not stand up to the rigors that young riders put … [Read more…]

Why You Need to Own a Swift Folding Bike

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This article is directed at all the urban citizens making the tragic mistake of owning a traditional, non-folding bicycle. There have been many improvements made to bike design since the early 1800s when bicycling as we know it became popular in Europe and the United States, yet the advent of the folding bike may be … [Read more…]

Xootr Scooters – Built for Life

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People who choose Xootr scooters do so because they want a scooter that delivers a smooth ride, a clean look, and a high quality riding experience. Without knowing it, they have chosen a scooter that is not only built to last, but grow with its rider. Xootr scooters are made with industrially strong aluminum ensuring … [Read more…]

Why Kick Scooters are Perfect for the Entire Family

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Each of us has our own unique relationship with our family – for better or for worse. With these special relationships come various practices and means of interaction through which families grow together and enjoy each other’s company. With that said, despite the fact that each family is unique, there are commonalities amongst the ways … [Read more…]

Lessons from Europe: How the United States can improve its cycling culture.

With the recent negotiations in Europe to establish the 2030 greenhouse gas reductions and commitment to renewable energy, the continent has placed itself at the forefront of the battle against climate change. The proposed 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and 27% growth in renewable energy have the potential to make a dramatic impact on … [Read more…]

Bikes Abroad – Europe’s Best Biking Cities

Copenhagen Unlike many larger European cities, Copenhagen has a very noticeable absence of automobiles. Instead, bikes – lots of bikes -flood the streets. Folding bikes, commuting bikes, and bikes of every description are in use by the fifty percent of Copenhagen inhabitants who commute by bicycle daily. In fact, Copenhagen has more bikes than inhabitants. … [Read more…]