Electric Scooter

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  1. MickyP

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    Just back home (Spain) from 2 weeks in the Algarve whilst there i saw several Electric Scooters, that looked like they may carry 2 people, and had thin )ish) tyres and looked not to heavy so could be carried in a MH Garage without too much damage to the payload, and easy to put away. The only clue I seen was wording Electric Scooter? This may be the ideal to put in my Garage but they are new to me any one any idea how much they cost, how much they weigh, and the range on a full charge, and can they carry 2 persons? the only drawback maybe that I would need to spend most nights on a site with Electric to keep it charged (Normally I wildcamp) Any views, ? Thanks in advance. Mick
     
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    Hi, you see them in the UK, they are only electric bikes that look like a scooter, if you look closely they have pedals, but not many use them.:eek: Bob.​
     
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    If they are throttle controled only they need tax/ Ins ets like a moped, several posts lately re this. Pete
    Ps I see you live in Spain so you should be able to sort it out

    Pps they sell them near me for around £650 but I dont know what they are like
     
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    The ones i saw were something between the old Honda 90 and a pushbike did not see any pedals should have took a photo.

    Only wording on them was Electric Scooter never noticed a manufacturer
     
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    Is there anything like that but with a seat? :)
     
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    There are a lot over here in Belgium .
    they look like scooters carry two.
    But cost about €6500.
    I will try and find a website in English

    Mel
     
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    No chance. The legal limit for non registered electric is 250W. Not enough to pull one body up a hill.

    There are 2 seater electric scooters, BMW for one, but they are ££££££ and weigh a tonne because of the enormous batteries.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. Seems not a good option for me as cost looks to much already have 2 folding bikes and could fit a 125 Motorbike or Scooter in Garage at much less cost OK may be a bit more weight but I dont use my full payload.
     
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    Those look nice. But at least in the UK and probably whole EU you would need tax, insurance and maybe a bike licence.
     
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    Licence not an Issue me and the wife both have full motorcycle licence tax and insurance would add to cost
     
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    Why not try a copy of the Honda 90.
    I undrestand they are for sal in the UK.
    and used by a lot of fastfood delivery firms.
    dont know the name of the firm that sells them.
    Might be in Wales but dont hold that agains them:whistle:

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    A copy of the Honda 90 would be ideal for me in size and weight etc I had one many years ago and as great for commuting, By the way I was born in Wales
     
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    Why bother with electric I have a Honda CG125 in the Garage and a can of petrol that will last 120+ miles, and it will carry two adults plus a whopping great rack to carry a vietnamese family as well.
     
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    We tried on like this at Peterborough Show but found it so small that it would be difficult to control 2-up due to driver virtually having to sit on the handle bars :doh:..... it looked good and reasonable price but for one person or two VERY slim ones.:wub:
     
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