Buyer’s Guide

Buying an electric scooter can be tricky, especially for beginners.

There are many things you should be aware of:

  • brands
  • manufacturers
  • prices
  • features
  • performances
  • reviews
  • comparisons
  • use cases

The list is huge, and it can get confusing real fast.

We’re here to help. Take a look at the posts from the Buying Guide, and you will have a better idea of how to decide and buy the scooter that’s just right for you.

Electric Scooter Problems – Best and Worst Scooters, Proven by Research on Defects

Some of us have been there. You order your brand new scooter, you patiently wait for it to arrive, it arrives at your doorstep, you unpack it, assemble it, take it outside, you reach for the power button, and then… the scooter doesn’t even turn on! Or even worse, it only works for about a …

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5 Best Electric Scooters For Delivery (And Their Most Important Features For The Job)

person delivering food on an electric scooter

I’ve put together this guide on the best electric scooters for delivery based on my interactions with people who have a delivery job. Simply put, some scooters are better suited for the job than others. We will examine the best choices in detail, and see what makes each of them so good for people working …

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Electric Scooters For College Students [Buying Hacks + Most Affordable and Practical Scooters]

student with a backpack on an electric scooter

I wish electric scooters were a thing when I was a student. It would have made life much easier – being on time for both my class and my part-time job, being ready and rested the whole time instead of tired and sweaty (I used a bike), and, of course, my transport expenses completely eliminated. …

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Electric Scooters in Canada [Best Scooters + Best Shops + Tips]

aerial view of Toronto, Canada

A significant part of my audience is from Canada, and I’ve had quite a few discussions with Canadian scooterists or would-be scooterists on several different scooter-related topics (as you are probably already guessing, always very pleasant, genuine, and polite interactions). Electric scooters in Canada have massively grown in popularity over the last few years. A …

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Electric Scooter Rental Guide – Bird, Lime, Sharing Apps, And Everything You Need To Know

many different kinds of electric scooters spread around

Renting an electric scooter through one of the popular sharing apps and services is the most common way for future scooterists to get their first scooter experience. While the apps are simple to use, I remember having some problems the first time I tried to use them, and also there were a few things I …

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Electric Scooter Gift Guide [Best Gift Ideas For Scooter Riders + Best Scooters As Gifts]

a large wrapped gift next to a shopping cart

The need for a hygienic, personally-owned mode of transportation exploded in 2020, and it keeps rising even today. As people realized that electric scooters can address a lot of their concerns about health and safety, they not only started buying them more as personal vehicles, but they increasingly started buying them as gifts for loved …

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How to Buy a Used Electric Scooter [Lessons from the EScooterNerds Marketplace]

Since we launched the used electric scooter marketplace, we’ve seen our first successful transactions between previous and new scooterists. These are some of the common insights and advice from people who bought or sold a used scooter. How much should you pay for a used electric scooter? A good rule of thumb is to take …

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Disadvantages of electric scooters (what you need to know before buying)

I’ve been around electric scooters for quite a long time now, and I have helped many people choose the perfect scooter for their specific needs. I’ve done a lot of research on many electric scooters, and in the process, I’ve become closely familiar with many of their intricacies, including their biggest disadvantages, weaknesses, and tradeoffs. …

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