Kick-Scooter Guide

Suburbia Xootr Scooter Ride On Whittier Greenway Trail

Today I opted for a suburbia Xootr scooter ride on the Whittier Greenway Trail, in Whittier, CA: Not the whole trail, not the whole 10 mile round trip today, but a good chunk of it to...

Xootr Kick Scooter Ride Through Northwest Passage

Two weeks ago I’d followed signs to get from the San Gabriel River Trail to the Whittier Greenway Trail in Whittier, CA on my Xootr kick scooter ride. The official link, via busy Beverly Boulevard, seemed...

San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds

San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds, in Pico Rivera, CA: I’ve been aware of a trail network there for a few years, having pored over it many times on Google Maps when planning my rides. Today...

How A Scooter Can Shorten Your Commute

The average commute time in the United States is now about 25 minutes. In major metropolitan areas the commutes are typically longer, with New York City having the longest average commute of nearly 40 minutes...

Does Kick Scooter Wheel Bearings Matter?

Some people argue that higher quality kick scooter wheel bearings will allow your scooter to roll smoother and faster, and there are manufacturers out there hyping the ABEC-5 and ABEC-7 bearings debate for scooter and...

A Xootr MG Kick Scooter Ride And Meet Eric

This Xootr MG kick scooter ride happened September 18, 2020. A few weeks of heavy overlay of smoke from the Bobcat Fire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Pasadena CA has slowed trail enthusiasts like me...
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