Kids Scooters - Two wheels or Three?
Looking for a new scooter?
Three wheeled scooters are all the rage right now and they are a great way to help your kids learn balance and co-ordination. Micro scooters have dominated the market in recent years but are there any alternatives out there that can provide a good alternative? And did you know that Micro also make a fab range of 2 wheeled scooters that can give some of the top names like Slamm and Madd a run for their money. So whether you are looking for a new 2 or 3 wheeled scooter we hope this information can help you to make the right choice.
Micro Mobility Systems manufacture the Micro scooter and these are now shipped worldwide. It’s a Swiss made scooter and quality is top of the agenda. Their 2 wheeled scooter range mostly come with an ‘easy fold’ mechanism meaning you can store them easily and transport them without hassle. They use Abec 5 bearings for a smooth ride and PU wheels on most of their range. Suitable from 5 years upwards the 2 wheeled Micro scooters all have a max weight of around 15.5 stones.
The Micro Scooter Two Wheel Range
If you are looking for something 2 wheeled from Micro scooters to take to the skate park for tricks and stunts then I would recommend the Micro Bullet Street Pro. The ride has been designed in conjunction with the Micro Extreme team, a group of professional riders who know what makes a great stunt scooter. With extra wide handle bars you also get a double clamped steering tube giving you the confidence you need when pulling tricks. With the new reinforced lockable block and new Bullet Street Pro X-Treme Brake you will be learning new stunts everyday on this scooter. If it’s a more basic model you are looking for the Micro Sprite Scooter is a great start for those just moving to 2 wheels. This scooter is really light weight and great value for money.
The Iscoot Mini Micro Scooter
So if you are seeking an alternative to the 3 wheeled Mini Micro what are the other options out there? Iscoot is my top choice. This scooter has 3 key advantages, it's cheaper, you can fold it in half and you can also change the height of the handle bars, something the Mini Micro Scooter does not have. As a result the Iscoot Mini Micro proves a great choice for those on a budget. It comes in Pink and Black and has coordinated handle bar grips.
Other Three Wheeled Scooters
Another choice is the Mookie 3 wheeled scooter. This is even less money than the Iscoot and looks much more like the Mini Micro but is less sturdy. Perhaps this would be a good buy if you were unsure if your child will enjoy scooting and want to test the theory before spending too much money. Finally Ozbozz make a scooter called ‘My First Scooter’ which is actually suitable from 2 years upwards. This is in truth a 4 wheeled scooter but the 2 back wheels are much smaller than the front wheels and closer together so that they don’t get in the way when pushing off.