Mobility Scooters

Posts on some lightweight battery powered mobility scooters that can be used on the pavement and dry cell batteries.

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Some reasons why I enjoy my Travelscoot

Some reasons why I enjoy my Travelscoot

I first saw a Travelscoot in the summer of 2010. Straight away I knew it was going to be the ideal solution for me. By then multiple sclerosis had limited my walking to the extent that I struggled to walk more than a mile. Up until then I had managed with a manual wheelchair but […]

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Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair

Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair

The Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair is fun to use.  It’s small nippy and a new concept. It can be used both indoors and outside The Zinger is comfortable and it’s manoeuvrable; it can literally turn on a sixpence piece. The armrests on a zinger are optional. The basic model has no handle bar so […]

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Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter

Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter

A mobility scooter that folds up on the press of a button. It seems a genuine novelty but the Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter is not the only one on the market. Click here to find out more about it. I like the 1930’s style and the large wheels so it can go over […]

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TGA Launches Lighter Mobility Scooter

TGA Launches Lighter Mobility Scooter

Building on the nationwide popularity of the Minimo range of folding mobility scooters, TGA launches a lighter mobility scooter the Minimo Plus for even greater levels of independence and transportablity. This latest version of the Minimo Plus is easier to lift, provides an upgraded driving experience and delivers additional safety. Its advanced lightweight design combines the compact […]

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Should A Mobility Scooter Be Insured?

Should A Mobility Scooter Be Insured?

Sould a mobility scooter be insured? The simple answer is yes but it is not a legal requirement. Always check your insurance, sometimes household insurance can be sufficient. There have been a small number of cases where uninsured people have lost their homes after being sued for negligence after injuring people with their scooter. Don’t let it […]

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Lithium-Ion Battery

Lithium-Ion Battery

The important point of a Lithium Ion battery is that it is light. The Lithium Ion battery for a Travelscoot weighs about 2.5 kg. More good news, the Li-Ion battery has no “memory effect”, simply charge it up  as and when necessary. Theyse type of batteries exist in your computer, mobile phone and on light […]

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My New Travelscoot

My New Travelscoot

I received my new Travelscoot mobility scooter frame a few days ago; definitely lightweight foldable mobility scooter. I was really looking forward to trying it out. The new model has reverse gear and drum brakes but it has retained the ‘A frame’ design. It is still an enjoyable ride. First of all take a look at […]

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The Luggie Mobility Scooter

The Luggie Mobility Scooter

I took a test ride on the Luggie mobility scooter at a recent Naidex show in Birmingham. As a piece of engineering I thought it was slick and well made. Extremely easy to fold down, just as easy to unfold so it can be ridden. I’m only able to compare it against the Travelscoot. Each […]

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Motability

Motability

Motability helps disabled people have a more independent life style. Motability enabled them to own a car or a powered wheelchair To do this you contribute all or part of  the higher rate mobility element of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Motability is a registered charity It has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, it […]

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Travelscoot mobility scooter

Travelscoot mobility scooter

Travelscoot mobility scooter is lightweight, fun to ride and it has given me freedom and independence. What I am talking about? The Travelscoot mobility scooter has a range of about 8 miles and a top speed of 4 mph and it is an innovative design. It weighs about 18 Kg, turns on a sixpence and […]

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