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i don't remember anyone ever doing a thread about one of these. i've just started riding around on one of those. i don't see them so much anymore but they used to be very popular around the younger guys.
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it looks like shit always
lol at artform, it is about as much as it would be mastering potato sack racing. it will never not make you look ridiculous


Why are you such a hater?


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>on stuff like cobblestone

oh yeah that's quite annoying to ride on with the undersized electric scooter wheels. the only way to make it bit better i have found is just riding a bit slower on it, this however should greatly impact the battery, luckily i just got a fresh second pair of batteries delivered and now my range should be 30km.

i wish summer wasn't over just as i got this fun new toy.

blease bost bicture of one that looks similar to yours. there weren't that many available pictures on the image search.

i wonder how far you can go on one single kick of the ground. i wonder if it feels somewhat like a skateboard. rolling on a skateboard with well maintained bearings on a smooth surface is such a nice feeling, i don't understand it that so few people skate. it is such vivid, elegant, life-affirming pleasure. such a rare combination of art, physical expression and technology. it is nice to feel the smoothness of the bearing as it represents a rare occasion of technology being a tangible, guilt-free contributor to the quality of human life instead of merely trading freedom into convenience.

>at artform

have you never seen these gifs and tiktoks and whatever of manual laborers from around the world doing their work at incredible superhuman speeds? the longer you do something, the better you get at it and in many cases there is a surprising amount of skill possible that occasionally question what is possible for a human.

i guess you did not know that, otherwise what reason is there not to care about the potential of the biological machine you were spawned in? you don't think that is important? to know what it can and can't do?

>it looks like shit always

when you reach a certain point of skill with your vehicle, wherever you drive a crowd instantly forms. they can not help but stare at what they believed to be outside of possibility. they look like starving people at a plate of food they can not touch. they stare so hard, if you ever witnessed such admiration and knew what it looked like (which clearly you do not) you'd worry their eyes fall out of their sockets.


The site I bought the scooter from hasn't confirmed the order, given shipping information, or really communicated at all and it's been a week.

Only confirmation I got was from paypal with a receipt.
Security of the site seems fine, and when doing a scam scan on 3rd party sites the only thing they noted suspicious was extremely low traffic.
While I thought it's possible the business closed but hasn't yet bothered to close the site (since their twatter account is closed) according to the registration they renewed the thing earlier this month.

Many of their forms don't work so I sent them a email directly.
If I don't resive any responce I will assume something went wrong and just go through paypal or my debit card to refund the money.

It doesn't look like a straight up scam. More like their site has been neglected, based on a out of date template, and doesn't actually work anymore.
I just hope the items they say they had for sell are actually for sale, and the site isn't just a snapshot of when it was created.
Otherwise the item I wanted will be much more expensive to acquire with a much higher shipping cost since 3rd party sellers are rare and the people who make it charge over 100 bucks for shipping + vat. Which I don't want to pay.

Funny thing is, on a whim I messed with one of those fortune telling oracles based on dice rolls and asked it something related to the scooter being bought.
Said I should expect great hardship and trouble.
I blew it off but it looks like that silly dice fortune telling program might have gotten this prediction right.

Nothing can ever be easy for me. It's rare I can just enjoy things and not have something bad happen.

Guess the only thing now to do is wait and see if they email me back.
If they don't then so be it. I will deal with it and move on as I always do. Ain't nobody going to help me but me after all.

Sorry for the rant. Just had to vent.

Hopefully your day has less worry then mine.


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hmm seems like there is room for a trustworthy seller of these things in your market. i hope you get the thing. i saw someone near where i live riding on a similar looking device.

was riding on the electric scooter today and i saw something i don't think i have ever seen before. it was a bike where someone was standing on. it did not have a saddle to sit on. clearly made for standing. it was similar to those on the picture i attached with the notable difference, that instead of a regular handle, it just had these poles to grab on, so i assume the arms could contribute to the movement, which could be something to strictly outclass all the leg-only mobility devices.

it did not look like the person who was riding it, was doing a good job of it, maybe a beginner, i could tell how the person was timid, stiff and limited; only used like 20% of what is possible. no shifting around of the weight, no springloading, no pendulum movements, no usage of orbits, no full body tension.


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the handle looked more like this thing. just two poles. not sure if they were on a twisting axis like a regular bicycle handle. i imagine it is quite the advantage to use the arms for propulsion and have the whole weight on the body available to push down.

i remember thinking that this would be a nightmare to try to get into a car because of the long handles, maybe they are foldable.

makes so much more sense to me then on a bike. also bike seats are so uncomfortable that standing is probably more comfy. i have a small folding bicycle and i put a fat-ass saddle on it, basically a little seat because the saddle my folding bike came with hurts my ass after riding it for as little as 30minutes.


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i think this was what i saw. found this by searching for stand up bike.


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i wonder how much fun it would be to ride those around, they seem like exercise devices for physical rehabilitation but i can't help but think i could become pretty fast on them. i would use my whole body and it imagine the trampoline vibes. maybe they are considerably faster with less effort compared to regular bicycles.

this halfbike seems like it would be a bit more fun to ride around. because of how compact it is, i imagine it is better at maneuvering around traffic, road construction and congestion. probably not as comfortable to stand on. i wish the halfbike and the street strider had a baby i could ride around on.


I reckon they're awesome too, except in my city they are just as expensive to hire as a share-car


>I reckon they're awesome too, except in my city they are just as expensive to hire as a share-car

i am wondering if they can keep the prices of these thing so high. where i live there are numerous competing services and they all seem to cost similarly. ~7€ for 30 minutes, ~13€ for an hour.

most of the time the scooters aren't in use though. they just stand by the road, waiting for people. while i was driving in a car the other day i was counting the scooters on the way to my favorite takeout. i counted 70 rentable electric scooters and probably 20 electric bikes and small electric motorcycle-type devices.

for the high availability of these things the prices are too unattractive. even bus is too expensive. the only reason to ride them that i believe makes sense is when you travel around and you want to explore a new city. then paying the 13€ to not exhaust yourself and ride around for an hour is so worth it. for daily use i'd rather pack light and walk.


my area has no real bus service
i see a lot of them by a warehouse nearby
i think a lot of them are opportunity usage
like people maybe are too tired one day,
or theyre running late,
because a lot of the jobs involve walking around all day for hours in the warehouse,
it seems counterintuitive for people to pay quite expensive rates to then ride one home instead of another 30 minutes of walking after 8 hours of walking
but the human value system is different
it is illegal to use a personal scooter though only regulated company ones are available


>a lot of them are opportunity usage

that does make a lot of sense. if i actually bothered to register to the service and download the app to a normiephone and have it ready, i'd probably use it to hurry along certain situations.

>a lot of the jobs involve walking around all day for hours in the warehouse,

i keep forgetting some people have actually physically demanding jobs.


Never seen one of those before, but honestly does look like it would be pretty fun to ride around a bit. At least on paved bike trails.
I doubt it would be much fun on dirt or messed up streets and half destroyed sidewalks.


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was trying out these inline skates today. i went inside the decathlon and bothered to put them on and ride around a little among all the normies, parents and children and i had no idea how fun they are. turns out my knowledge i picked up from skating other things transferred over and i instantly knew how to do it. it just all made sense. i remember doing it a few times as a child but i could never feel it as much as i do now. i guess i never got good at it. i could drive forwards and backwards, skate in circles and ride curves slow and gently. this was the most basic, cheapest model they have and they worked so good. i wanna wear a slightly more expensive model once to feel the difference but most likely i am gonna treat myself to such a pair. also wearing slightly more baggy clothes is something i have not done enough lately and having this clunky big shoe with wheels undernath is the perfect excuse to wear baggy pants again.


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The 1800s called, they want their affordable commuting methods back



that does look pretty fun to ride around on. strange that i don't remember ever seeing pictures of these before. the technology to do so was reasonably available but i would have assumed nobody bothered to put it together in that combination.


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>mating dance type of behavior.


Mopeds have been a thing for awhile but yeah the motor is usually put on the back to open up more space on the foot board and give better balancing.

The reason gas ones mostly disappeared is because regulation.


Cope harder bikeniggers scooters are here to stay


it's as simple as this: if you know how to make rare movements (preferably those that are difficult, complicated and fast) then the succubi will wanna fuck. they will come way too close and try to make pictures and videos of you and call other succubi so they can stare and scheme against you.

bless you for not understanding how bad things really are, you who use your body as a tripod to park your nervous system in front of screens who you have never had to strategize on how to avoid them. there is a war happening out there that you do not have the slightest idea about and i envy you.

>because regulation
so tired of the evil minions forcing their violent ways on others while acting like this was a democracy.


i did a rookie mistake and went skating first and then i went into the aldi to buy a few things to eat, which is the wrong order unfortunately.

is better to go shopping first and skate afterwards because skating feels so good and wakes the body up so much, once i am warm and then go shopping the succubi recognize the superior elegant movements and want to come close and try their luck, which is very annoying and uncomfortable and i almost get startled by it.


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man i'd love to train on these for a day or two. i feel confident skating taught me everything to easily learn moving across this thing.


that shit is a lawsuit waiting to happen.

That said, I personally know a few idiots that would go bananas over it want to film "kung fu" fight scenes on a site like that.


>that shit is a lawsuit waiting to happen.

i guess instead of respecting that there are different levels of ability among humans, you would rather have the world babyproof.

>I personally know a few idiots that would go bananas over it want to film "kung fu" fight scenes on a site like that.

i wish i knew what they thought about this, please be so kind and link them this thread and invite them most politely and tell them they are awesome.


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this is similar to the pillars. again i wish i could play with this for a day or two. why can't cool stuff like that exist in my country. i'd wanna storm this thing in the same manner as in the video but without the flashy ending because i dunno how to jump like that. maybe this would teach me.

would be so nice to have this in public parks here. i'd wanna play with this. if succubi and children were not considered more important then men, parks like that would exist.


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this one inspires me as well. i've never encountered trees here that i would like to climb. the trees that are where i live are probably carefully chosen and groomed by the government to be as difficult to climb as possible. maybe there are easier to climb tree varieties in other climate zones.

i'd totally would want to swing from branch to branch.

my idea of what is possible in terms of tree climbing for a human is probably clouded by tarzan and other popular ideology.


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damn check how good the dude can make his knot.


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i wish i could teach this dude skating for just one day and i would probably be impressed how easily he could progress.


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this mowafocka, unbelievable


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monkeydays must have been fun. must be nice to have the physical ability and the dexterity as something that is used constantly throughout the day for valid reasons, instead of shamed and forbidden for safety reasons. i guess steps towards more self-suficiency would be a reconnection to the monkeydays.


Music choice kind of ruins it.
Also, what does this have to do with scooters?


Funniest little humanoids


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>Funniest little humanoids

i wonder what the deeper meanings of the monkeynoises are.

>Also, what does this have to do with scooters?

the longer you skate the better you become at it.

you practice movements. the more you skate the more you search for these tiniest of advantages in movements that make your movements faster and more expressive.

a rare skill with surprising consequences and side-effects.

like a speedrunner playing the first level over and over, searching for something closer to perfection. of course he can never reach it but superhuman places are very much reachable. it is a practice of excellence.

imagine this dude climbed up there for the first time and it wasn't all that impressive and quick. you look at him now and imagine how many times he must have done it to do it this good. repetitions that reveal tiny differences. that's the love of movement, that's skating.

never mind the music you fool, when you skate you only listen to songs that are absolute bangers to you. if you are not DJing to yourself via phone while you skate, you are doing it wrong.



First of all, lurk more before posting.

Second, nobody here wants to see 3dpd and you come off as an outsider or troll.

Third, I think reddit is the place for and your normie videos.

Fourth, nobody here gives a shit and at this point you're the only one who cares about this kind of boring inane shit normies do and you're only talking to yourself to satisfy yourself and posting for yourself

Firth and last, You're also pedantic like every other normalfag, this behaviour isn't welcomed here. So get a clue and stop being such an annoying retard.


An electric powered push scooter is fine too.


I don't understand this video. for what possible purpose did they think that was a good idea? What did they think would have happened? If they didn't fall off the board, they would have maintained the speed and just hit the wall at the end. They actually got one of the better outcomes. Why did they do that?


Because it is fun to do and fun to watch. Is your blood even red?


had mine stolen from my shed


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Got the refund finally from that skechy site and just bit the bullet and bought direct from Swifty.

Cost twice as much but I know I won't get scammed so at this point it's worth it.

I am already planing a 40 mile round tour when it arrives.


Never mind, they rejected my payment and refunded the money.
They said they totally refuse to sell to someone who's payment and shipping address are different.

So I flat out can't buy the damn scooter.


They had the nerve to complain that my IP address was located over 100 km away from my shipping address.
What kind of company does shit like that?
Even the companies from the UK are organs of the police state.


If the purchase address and shipping address aren’t the same they aren’t covered by their payment processor sometimes, maybe escooters are a high scam product. Weird.


I have bought gold coins with less nonsense then that company gave me.

Might be a UK thing or it might be that they are doing identity theft.
Ether way I blasted them on a few reviews sites and any time scooters or kickbikes come up I will remember this and shit on them.


Holy shit, the swifty scooter company actually false flagged my reviews as being harmful illegal content.

God this company is shit.


Been days and my review is still hidden due to their false flag.

I wonder if I edit the review and add even more detail will it be shown.

Seriously though swifty is a scumbag company.


there are so many companies who took the blue pill and started behaving dirty, it seems like the monetary system can no longer keep it's promises.

you might have been better served building a crappy version yourself from old bike parts. companies seem to be getting more and more uninterested in offering goods and services, they just do what they do to make money. if i lived like that and viewed human existence as a competition for the exchange resource i'd be profoundly unhappy.


>Might be a UK thing
Well there you go. You probably failed to produce your EV license and 2-Wheel license and Online Shopper's Card. Without those it is illegal for your to purchase this item.


I don't want to install an "app" and give another evil company my data. Otherwise, if they were really free, like state-sponsored, vandalism and overuse would be prevalent. Low trust society wants to live the green dream without cars, we will see how that goes. And of course I can't have my own, because it would be stolen. I hate people.


If range isn't too much of a issue then you could look into the thinner lighter foldable models that are relatively easy to take with you into places instead of leaving outside.

It's probably what I would go with in a dense urban area with theft issues if I wanted something electric.


>And of course I can't have my own, because it would be stolen

if you don't leave it anywhere you can drive around on it, though i agree with everything you said. computers were so nice before apps.

i like mine because i keep it in my car and when i don't find a parking space near my house i can park far away and use the scooter to drive home. cities were such a mistake. the idea to make them livable is fundamentally misguided, humans were never meant to live in density, it is an abomination.

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