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4.7 out of 5 stars

In the words of that TV ad! This scooter is fantastic if you are able to afford it. Perhaps they are designed more for shopping centers etc but I use mine on normal pavements, up to London etc etc.

It's very lightweight so I can get it out the house on my own which makes me totally independent - which is priceless. I go on the bus or train and it folds easily into any car or mini-cab. If you buy the appropriate battery it can even fold up as hand luggage on a flight. I have taken mine on the coach - which is fine as long as you attach it with bungie ropes etc so it doesnt roll around in the luggage hold.

The only bad thing is the price - especially for a replacement battery. So make sure you look after the battery ie charge it regularly and according to instructions. It could also do with a more comfortable chair but that would probably make it heavier. So I do not sit in it for long periods - when I get on the bus/train I get out and transfer to a proper chair otherwise my back hurts after a while. I was worried about buying it from Germany but they are very helpful.

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Travel scoot

Over £200

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Life-changing, independence, can go anywhere

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Uncomfortable seat, expensive battery

– Weight: 26 lbs (12 kg). With the seat and battery removed, it weighs 15.4 lbs (7 kg)

– The wheels measure 6″ (150 mm) x 1.2″ (30 mm) – Uses a 100 watt hub motor

– Max speed: approximately 2.3 mph (3.7 kmh), suitable for crowded environments and for persons who do not wish to drive faster. This speed is a walking pace and riders can easily keep up with pedestrians.

– The Shopper is intended for use on solid, level ground and low thresholds

– Also available in a junior model for people between 55 and 65 inches in height