Author Archives: Karen Little

Should You Put Extra Weight Over Your kick scooter Front wheel?

I carry a purse. And, yes, I’m a woman. No matter how hard I try to find ultra-lightweight handbags, with nylon being the most optimum “nothing there” handbag material, they all end up weighing between 3 and 4 pounds. My … Continue reading

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Kick scooter trip to Florida’s St. Petersburg

Roughly speaking, you’ll repeatedly kick scoot in and around St. Petersburg’s Tampa Bay area because it is unbelievably pretty and, possibly more important, its terrain is level and its sidewalks are in perfect shape. To give you an idea of … Continue reading

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Kick scooting and sightseeing in Treasure Island, Florida

Treasure Island is a wonderful barrier island easily traversed by kick scooter. Unlike Florida’s Honeymoon Island and neighboring Caladesi Island State Park (both feature naturally wild interiors), Treasure Island is loaded with cottages, hotels, resorts, and, of course, a very … Continue reading

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Kick scooting and sightseeing in the art deco area at Miami Beach, Florida

Miami Beach’s colorful art deco area has everything a kick scooter enthusiast could possibly want. Beautiful architecture, ample food, an expansive park, plenty of sidewalks, restrooms, the beach, and wash-off areas for use after you’ve spent time in the sand. … Continue reading

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Kick scooting and sightseeing – Clearwater Beach, Florida

Famous Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach is where you head on a beautiful Florida evening to enjoy sunsets with like-minded people. Mornings and early afternoons on Pier 60 (a half mile round trip) are the best times for uninterrupted kick … Continue reading

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Selecting an Adult Kick Scooter Over the Internet

If you do not live in a city where you can test ride adult kick scooters, such as a KickPed or one of Xootr’s multiple styles, you might have to order one through the Internet and hope for the best. … Continue reading

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Selecting an Adult Kick Scooter for Sightseeing

Pick your kick scooter for sightseeing by taking into account your weight, height, and shoe size. All scooters are rated for body weight. While you can usually stretch their specifications a bit, a 275 pound person should not scoot on … Continue reading

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Scooting Techniques in Popular Sightseeing Areas

Kick scooter travel involves three techniques (walk/riding, pushing, and coasting), rather than continuously pushing. Using those three travel techniques, here is what you can expect when riding a kick scooter for sightseeing. Kick scooting along the canal Walk/Ride: In popular, … Continue reading

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Using Adult Kick Scooters for Sightseeing

Adult kick scooters are not designed for child’s play, although riding one is fun. Instead of frantically kick, kick, kicking like kids do, adult sightseers combine gliding (rolling downhill), pushing (rolling along flat surfaces or slight inclines), and walking for … Continue reading

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Finding Areas Fit for Kick Scooters and Sightseeing

When you arrive in an unfamiliar area, buy a local map, then physically get out and about: Join commercial sightseeing excursions. Make note of the areas you especially like. Take free or low-cost public transportation. In New Orleans, for example, … Continue reading

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