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KickPed on the L.A. Beach Bike Path: Part One

By Jeffrey the Barak You have seen it on TV and in countless movies. The twenty-six mile bike path along the coast in Santa Monica Bay is a place that many a kick scooter rider is longing to try out. … 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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