Mobility Scooter

Kymco Mini Comfort Compact Mobility Scooter

Kymco Mini Comfort Compact Mobility Scooter

I hired a Kymco Mini Comfort mobility scooter while my wonderful Travelscoot has some essential maintenance in Germany. Wow, what a difference. Riding each one is very different and calls for different skills. The Kymco Mini Comfort Compact Mobility Scooter is a centurion tank of small compact mobility scooters. Do I need a disabled label? […]

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I have a radio show

I have a radio show

I have a radio show with Tring radio every week. We, me and Jessie, present a magazine show, just chat and music. This Thursday 3rd June will be my 10th show live on air. I have always wanted be on the radio but never admitted that to myself. The organisers, Tim and Rachel together with […]

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My Travelscoot Lithium battery needs replacing

My Travelscoot Lithium battery needs replacing

Regular readers know I love my Travelscoot mobility scooter. It even has a nick-name – The Trike. Before lockdown I used it every day so about every 4 years the Travelscoot Lithium battery needs replacing. The cost of buying a new one from Travelscoot always causes a sharp intake of breath. Travelscoot Lithium battery For […]

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I will always love my Travelscoot mobility scooter

I will always love my Travelscoot mobility scooter

I have owned a Travelscoot mobility scooter for ten years and it is still fun to ride. I have not seen another mobility scooter that is as versatile or manoeuvrable. As I cruise along the pavement, I see pedestrians eyeing up my scooter and they always look envious. Even after 10 years I still love […]

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HANDYSCOOT™ Lightweight travel mobility scooter

HANDYSCOOT™  Lightweight travel mobility scooter

Have you ever thought of buying a HandyScoot™ lightweight travel mobility scooter? Perhaps you are recovering from a medical procedure or maybe you just need help getting around because your walking is not so good these days.  Not all mobility scooters are the same. The purchase of any lightweight travel mobility scooter is a significant […]

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Hidden disabilities of my MS

Hidden disabilities of my MS

My MS diagnosis was 25 years ago. Little relapses were always followed by a remission. I was working and leading a perfectly normal life or so it seemed to an outsider. In 2000 my remissions stopped. The anxiety, bladder and walking problems of MS became permanent and they also slowly got worse and worse. An […]

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Physically disabled in Athens a survival guide

Physically disabled in Athens a survival guide

I am on the Patient Advisory Board for the RADAR-CNS project. This is an exciting and ground-breaking project and rather than me explaining it, I suggest you go to their website which is HERE. This year their annual conference was in Athens and I was there for four days in mid May. If you are […]

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My amazing Travelscoot and true independence

My amazing Travelscoot and true independence

Guest post written by Abgail Budd.  I finally accepted my need for wheels in 2014, six years after my diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. I’d been spending time with local people who also suffer from MS. I had struggled with 2 walking sticks but I would miss out on so much due to sheer exhaustion and […]

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Getting air miles with my Travelscoot

Getting air miles with my Travelscoot

I am the proud owner of a TravelScoot lightweight folding mobility scooter. I have my scooter safely on over 75 flights. There are simple rules to follow that will significantly reduce the chances of damage to the precious scooter. Unfortunately accidents can happen. Here are a few simple precautions that you need to take. Getting […]

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Universal Holder For A Smartphone

Universal Holder For A Smartphone

Almost all of us are addicted to or owner of a smart phones I find the Google Maps utility very useful especially when going to places in London on The Trike. It is very easy to attach the Universal Holder for a Smartphone to a Travelscoot and now it is indispensable. Addicted, no, I just love some gadgets. […]

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Disabled man flies to Prague

Disabled man flies to Prague

I went Prague for a RADAR-CNS conference. I flew with British Airways from London Heathrow airport. When you have mobility problems then travelling anywhere is never easy. Something somewhere is bound to go wrong. Disabled man flies to Prague has a few interesting twists. Nothing is straight forward. There is never any problem riding The […]

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MS society walk

MS society walk

On Sunday, 24 September I went to Battersea Park in London to take part in the MS society walk. I left the house at a 8:45, caught the train to Euston and arrived at the start just after 11. I had hoped to be there earlier. Getting to Battersea Park from Euston station by public […]

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Two stories using my Travelscoot

Two stories using my Travelscoot

I have owned a TravelScoot since 2010. Here are two stories using my Travelscoot. Just in case you didn’t know the Travelscoot is the lightest mobility scooter, has a unique design and is practical in so many ways. Two stories using my Travelscoot It is known affectionately as The Trike. Everywhere I go The Trike […]

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Reasons why I enjoy my Travelscoot

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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The Wife and I went on a London Road Trip

The Wife and I went on a London Road Trip

The Wife and I went on a London road trip on Saturday 18th March. See the Hockney exhibition at the Tate Britain and then on to the Coliseum to see Pirates of Penzance. It’s always the other little events that make the day interesting. The Road Trip The Wife and I travelled into London independently. […]

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Who knows where the time goes?

Who knows where the time goes?

Back in the day I used to get up just after 7, help my wife get the children up, have breakfast and be at work by 9. Nowadays I get up by 8.30 and I’m not downstairs eating breakfast until 9.30. That was all 20 years ago Who knows where the time goes? It’s not […]

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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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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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