ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

CTM Mobility Scooter - The HS-890 Terrain Trekker

Updated on July 27, 2012

CTM Mobility Scooter - Qualifying Medicare Scooters

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.

If you are looking freedom of movement outside in the yard, or even in public parks, then you want to look for more than just a mobility chair or electric wheel chair.  Motorized wheel chairs are great for inside, on level surfaces, but if your needs are more varied, then this is a model of disabled mobility scooters you might want to consider. You should think about your needs before deciding on something you might see on the scooter store ads.

This style electric power mobility scooters, (medicare approved), will give you freedom of movement for both inside and outside use. There are travel scooters designed to allow you to put a folding mobility scooter in your car trunk, or even in the back seat, but if you are considering a heavy-duty model CTM Mobility Scooter, your choice would also determine your need for mobility lifts or mobility chair carriers.

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.
The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.

What are Your Mobility Needs


Before you can pick a model of a disabled mobility scooter, you must first determine your mobility needs. Wheelchairs and scooters serve different mobility needs, and motorized wheel chairs will get you around just like other disabled mobility scooters do, but they serve different inside or outside environments.

 Ask yourself a few questions to determine your mobility needs:

1. How long will you be using a mobility device? Do you need a power mobility scooter for rehabilitation, or do you need handicap scooters for long-term use?

2. How severe is the disability? - will only electric or motorized wheel chairs, or upright mobility chairs fit your needs?

3. Where will you be using your mobility chair? - inside with level floors, do you have ramps? Do you want it for outside use with some uneven terrain like your yard - there are medicare scooters for all these categories, but they do serve different needs.

3. Do you need a heavy-duty mobility scooter? Heavy duty mobility scooters are mostly 4-wheel scooters and can carry heavier loads and navigate more uneven terrain. If you don't need heavy-duty, then there are lighter duty - 3-wheel mobility chairs for average weights to use around the home.

4. Do you need travel capabilities? - Will you be using your CTM Mobility scooter in places other than just your home? What about the weight of motorized wheel chairs or medicare scooters? Will you be using mobility lifts or carriers, for your scooter, or are you looking for a folding mobility scooter?

6. Do you only want a new mobility chair? Or will you consider used handicap scooters?

The answers to these questions will help you decide which type of electric wheel chairs or motorized wheel chairs, or even heavy-duty or light-duty medicare scooter or handicap scooters might be right for you.

A CTM Mobility Scooter for any mobility need

CTM started making low-cost mobility scooters back in 1995, and has developed models to fit your mobility chair needs, and like most mobility scooters, medicare accepts these CTM mobility scooters. Just like models from the Scooter store.

The featured model - The HS-890 Terrain Trekker CTM Mobility Scooter is perfect for outside or rougher terrain use. It has the durability and battery power for the longer range of outside use also. Unlike a motorized wheel chair, or a light-weight 3-wheel scooter, this medicare scooter, the CTM HS-890 has more versatility and power to take you anywhere you want to go.

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.
The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker

The HS-890 Four wheel scooter was designed for those seeking an extremely durable terrain trekker loaded with the features of a high end scooter at an affordable price. The 13" tires will cover rough terrain while the high back contoured seat, full light kit with directional blinkers and full swivel, sliding seat add all the comforts for travel.

A totally enclosed rear wheel drive scooter with an epoxy-coated steel frame. The frame is designed to reinforce the cowlings to avoid cracking. The scooter has PVC cowlings, alloy wheels, and slip resistant rubber on the base. It has front and rear chrome plated bumpers.

All components are totally enclosed underneath the frame to avoid damage and dirt getting into them.

Features:

  • Maximum Speed: 8 mph
  • Weight Capacity: 500 lbs.
  • 13" Front and Rear Wheels
  • Delta Handle Bar
  • Full Lighting Package
  • 22" High-Back Swivel Seat Captains Chair Full Suspension
  • Removing the seat and batteries allows the scooter to be folded flat
  • Freewheel mechanism is operated by a lever situated above the right back wheel
  • Batteries are stored under the plastic cowling
  • Leg room is sloped on the wheel protectors, with slip resistant rubber surface
  • Armrests are adjustable in width and height
  • Controls are a water resistant
  • The controls can be programmed for speed, braking and acceleration
  • Electromagnetic brakes
  • Basket included

MSRP: $4195, but checkout ebay and Amazon to find it as low as $2495



Appletreedeals aka GA Anderson
Appletreedeals aka GA Anderson

About the Author

Appletreedeals is the eCommerce ID for G.A. Anderson


You can see more of his articles on Hubpages.

Did you know Hubpages was FREE! You can get your free account and make your own Hubs, just like this one.

Check out Hubpages Sign-up

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter keywords and tags

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters and the keywords and tags are relative to medicare scooters by ctm mobility scooter. they do not have wheel chairs and scooters like the scooter store. electric wheel chairs wheelchairs and motorized wheel chairs are not as likely to need mobility lifts or power mobility scooter carriers like power mobility scooters, handicap scooters or a mobility chair might need. a mobility scooter store might also have jazzy scooters as well as folding mobility scooter. heavy duty mobility scooters and other medicare scooters from the scooter store are very similar to this ctm mobility scooter.

The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.
The HS-890 CTM Mobility Scooter Terrain Trekker is a heavy-duty addition to CTM's line of medicare scooters.

Comments are always welcome

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)