We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer. Our new site has been coded to the latest web standards, but as you might know IE does not always follow those standards. We realize you will have problems with our new site while viewing it under IE and we are working to resolve them as quickly as possible.

Xootr Blog

How Fast Can a Kick Scooter Go?

When many people picture a kick scooter, they envision a children’s toy with wheels that look like they were pulled off of a pair of rollerblades. If someone asks how fast kick scooters can go, one might expect the answer to be “not very.” However, kick scooters come in all shapes and sizes, with widely … [Read more…]

How to Ride a Kick Scooter for Beginners

The kick scooter is an ideal mode of transportation for an adult. Not only does this method of travel make for a convenient commute, as a scooter may be easily carried aboard public transportation, but it also serves as an excellent way to add physical activity to a daily routine. With that said, many adults … [Read more…]

Meet Billie, Episode Two – the Kick Scooter Comic!

It’s the second episode of our favorite Meet Billie kick scooter comics! In going through some old files, we found a series of cartoons drawn by Christophe Koch, formerly of Lunar Design, now at Plantronics. There are eight episodes that we put out in our newsletter in 2001. (Christophe is francophone, and you’ll see he … [Read more…]

How to Fix a Folding Bike Chain

First, let me note that there is actually nothing special about fixing a folding bike chain. It’s the same as fixing a chain on any bike. As far as I know, there are few if any folding bicycles with special chains. Folding bike chain philosophy My philosophy is that you should replace your chain once … [Read more…]

What Makes a Good Folding Bike Lock?

Using a Folding Bike Lock

Choosing a good folding bike lock An experienced thief, equipped with the proper tools, can make away with your bike while you’re sitting in class, presenting at a meeting or even just picking up a sandwich. While a cordless angle driver will allow a thief to cut through almost any material, there are ways to … [Read more…]

Reasons to Use a Commuter Scooter!

Everyone should be using a commuter scooter! Find out why below. Reasons to use a commuter scooter! You’ll get more sleep! Scooters are fast! When you hop on board a kick scooter, properly equipped with helmet and elbow pads, of course, you gain the ability to travel at high speeds. This means you can hit … [Read more…]

Why A Scooter Is Perfect For College Students

College students find themselves in an exciting part of their lives. For the first time, they are independent of their parents, choosing a specialized field of study and connecting with students from backgrounds vastly different than their own. With that being said, life as an undergraduate comes with several challenges. Not the least of these … [Read more…]

Meet Billie, Episode One – the Kick Scooter Comic!

The Kick Scooter Cartoon

It’s the first episode of our favorite Meet Billie kick scooter comics! In going through some old files, we found a series of cartoons drawn by Christophe Koch, formerly of Lunar Design, now at Plantronics. There are eight episodes that we put out in our newsletter starting back in 2001. (Christophe is francophone, and you’ll … [Read more…]