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RE: Stigo electric scooter - World's fastest folding electric scooter-bike

in #steemhunt3 years ago

Yea there are a ton of ebikes/escooters out there -- there's a new one on steemhunt everyday. They seem to solve the problem of urban commuters who have to walk 10 minutes from the train station ... but it seems they just haven't gained traction (no pun intended), as you say. Being foldable might not be a requested feature directly, but being able to drag it/transport it easily is usually a big selling point. Personally I would rather try an e-skateboard than an e-scooter that I have to worry about lugging around with me.

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Indeed. Urban commuters generally dont choose to carry even a foldable ebike to pass a 10 minute walk. Its not logical most of the time. There are much better solutions for that problem like renting city bikes for example. If I will carry a vehicle with me I prefer to use it for home to work distance and not for less. For that manner ebikes are very effective. The range and the power even today is enough to achieve long distance commute in the cities. China is the living proof for the electric vehicles concept that actually works sometimes much better than mass transportation.

Electric skateboards became popular by the help of some famous youtubers but they are extremely dangerous for city usage. The ability to control the vehicle on high speeds are very low If we compare it with all kinds of other vehicles (scooter, bikes etc.). The new trend is scooters like Dulatron Ultra. Better control and not bulky. Even city escooter rentings are getting bigger than ebikes as happening in San Francisco.

Maybe you review that kind of a vehicle which may take more attention from steemit community or steemhunt.

By the way, are you happy about using steemhunt? Is it beneficial for your steem journey you think? Cause I plan to review some products too but I found steemhunt too identity seeker for registration so I hesitate.

steemhunt is a great way to earn steem right now as well as increase your rep. (as long as you don't get blacklisted lol) i don't understand what you mean by "steemhunt too identity seeker for registration"?

you can use steemconnect to log in to steemhunt, just like with busy or steemit. just be careful not to do vote-4-vote because steemhunt will blacklist people for doing that.

if you find cool new products, you should definitely post them to steemhunt!

I see. Well steemhunt asked me telephone number and email for registration or anonymous registration with a small fee. I wasnt aware of what steemconnect is, I will check that out, thanks for reminding.

I'm no expert on e-bikes, but in the US I don't see many people using them. If I take the train into NYC and have to take the subway and then walk another 10 minutes, I'm definitely not going to lug this thing around. Cities have to get more creative with their scooter rentals ...
Totally agree that skateboards are dangerous. One of my criticisms of the new e-skateboards is that their promo videos always seem to feature a skateboarding pro instead of a regular person. Skateboarding is dangerous and imo is harder than snowboarding. The new e-skateboards say they are more stable.

Believe me there cant be a safe electric skateboard. I love skating but as a mobile transportation for commute it doesnt work. what works? Here I give two links for You about what is going On in USA. Me myself prefer to ride an ebike but e-scooters are pretty functional also. In NYC there is a good subway system and alternatives and thats why maybe not a good place for new things but tech culture centers Like San Francisco leading on new habbits.

https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/transportation/alternative-transportation/welcome-to-the-scooter-wars

https://www.limebike.com/blog/data-backed-case-lime-electric-scooters-in-san-francisco