Anyone who lives in the city knows how what a pain it is to get around. Cars make for congested streets and lots of pollution, while walking won’t always get you to you destination on time, especially if you’re already running late. Bicycles are great for inner city transportation, but when everyone has a bike, finding parking for it and having to worry about it getting stolen can be a headache. That’s where the EcoReco M3 E-Scooter comes into play. The scoter isn’t the same one from your childhood days, either. Here’s a few reasons why the EcoReco M3 E-Scooter makes the best mode of personal transportation for city dwellers.
1. It’s Green
Going green isn’t just a cool thing to do these days; it’s a necessity. Preserving our planet is essential for our kids and going green is the way to do it. The EcoReco Scooter is powered by an eco-friendly 36V, 8 Ah LFP rechargeable Lithium Iron Phosphate battery that doesn’t pollute the air or emit dangerous greenhouse gasses when used.
2. It’s Cheap and Efficient
With rising gas prices, getting around in a car gets pretty darn expensive. While a gas-fuled vehicle can only get you maybe 5-6 miles tops on a $1 of gas (given you don’t have a hybrid or electric car). But you can actually get more than 500 miles on that same $1 when riding around the EcoReco. Imagine all that gas money you’ll save! And it’s not exactly a snail when it comes to speed, either. The high-performance scooter maxes out at 20 mph and can go up to 20 miles on a single charge, while being able to carry up to 250 lbs.
3. It’s Lightweight and Portable
The need of portability and versatility is important when it comes to personal transportation and the EcoReco excels at both. It’s lightweight, foldable and compact…what more can you ask for! You can literally take it with you everywhere – the gym, coffee shop, work, a date, by your feet on a train/metro, etc. It’s a great way for commuters who come into the city by train or bus and then need to still go a few blocks to get to their destination because of its portability. Folding it up takes 5 seconds and it weighs only 34 lbs, making it great for even the smallest rider to carry around. Folding size is 3’x1’x1/2′, so you can easily store it in your gym locker for safe keeping.
4. Easy Charging
You can charge the EcoReco practically anywhere! It can be charged via any standard electric outlet at home, a coffee shop, work, etc. And charging doesn’t take forever, wither. It takes 2.5 hours to get it to 85% so you don’t have to wait a day to explore the city you love.
5. Easy to Ride
Just like the scooter from your childhood, the EcoReco is just as simple to ride. It actually requires less exertion than biking or waking so you can go on your date without showing up all sweaty since its high-efficient electric 250W hub motor does all the work for you. But you can also configure its top speed at 7.5 mph or 12.5 mph if you’re letting younger runs borrow it for fun. But for those days when you want to be a kid again, you can easily bust some old school scooter moves. It’s drag-free when doing the old-fashioned kick propelling move and you can hop on and off with ease. And since it features a low center-of-gravity design, it’s safe to ride. There are handlebars to hold on to and a physical brake to slow it down so you are always in control. The multimode LED dashboard will also show you your speed, battery status, odometer, trip distance and total charge cycles at a quick glance.
If you’re ready to trade in your gas-guzzling car or even your bike for the EcoReco M3 E-Scooter, buy one for $999.
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.