Every Christmas it get’s harder and harder for me to think of great gift ideas for my family. Inevitably, we all end up giving each other warm festive clothing, but a guy can only own so many reindeer embroidered socks before he starts to lose self respect. This year I’m thinking I’ll up the anti and get my parents a Kick Scooter or two.
Kick Scooters for one and for all
Christmas is a time when people make an extra effort to come together and spend some quality time, and a Kick Scooter is a great way to bridge the age gap. Back home in Washington state, my next door neighbors, Kelly and Dave have two little girls, an 8 year old named Lucy and a 12 year old, Corina. At that age it can be tough to find activities that you all enjoy— I’ve always felt there’s just something a little unnerving about talking muppets— but I think taking a ride on an awesome Kick Scooter is something that we all can appreciate.
For my next door neighbors, I think 4 Razor A5 Kick Scooters would make the perfect christmas gift. The Razor A5 Kick Scooter, is small, lightweight at just 9.8lbs, and has large urethane wheels that are very stable and make for a nice smooth ride. It folds up easily, and has a strong aluminum handlebar that’s fully adjustable, a great fit for any rider 8 years old and up. Once Dave and Kelly and the girls adjust the handlebars to their respective heights, they can all hit the town on their new wheels.
Picking Kick Scooters for moms and pops
For my own parents Christmas gifts I think I would mix it up, try to give each of them a Kick Scooter that would reflect their unique personalities. For my dad, the KickPed would be my Kick Scooter of choice. Like my Dad, the KickPed is tough, sturdy, able to handle any terrain. The KickPed has extra thick rubber tires that are great for bumpy streets and a high tensile steel frame that will last forever. It also has a kind of masculine look which I think would appeal to my pops.
For my mom, I would go for the City Kicker Kick Scooter. The City Kicker has a frame that is wider and a little closer to the ground which I think would make my mom feel a little more comfortable riding. Unlike most Kick Scooters which use heel brakes, the City Kicker also has an optional handbrake that I think would be more comfortable for my mom as she is used to riding bikes but doesn’t have much experience with Kick Scooters.
In my mind, I imagine my mom and dad grabbing their Kick Scooters from the closet on a nice day and riding together down to the beach near our house, or maybe to the local store to get some groceries. They could fold them up and put them in the car to take to the park, or even take them on an airplane to explore a new part of the world– a Kick Scooter inspired second honeymoon of sorts. And maybe I’ll treat myself to a little Christmas Gift as well, get a Kick Scooter of my own so I can join in on the fun when I visit my family for the holidays.