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Getting Around Town: Should you Buy Push Scooter or Bike

ByJessie Sanner

May 12, 2016
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So many of us are trying to lower our carbon footprint, so it should come as no surprise that the sale of push scooters and bikes have gone up a lot over the last few years. They are great for getting around on in the city, especially for your commute to and from work. They are green, and you won’t need to be spending so much money on petrol once you own one. So the question most people get stuck on is: which one is the right for me? If you are someone who is looking to buy push scooters or bikes but is unsure which one would be best, keep reading – we will go over some pros and cons of both. Hopefully, after reading this article you will be able to choose one that will fit your lifestyle and needs perfectly.


Some of you are probably thinking whether a scooter really can replace a bike; well, in some situations it can. It depends on a lot of factors like how many hills you need to climb, how far you need to go and what your expectations might be. If you are someone who really likes to take their bike into the wild and go for adventures, then a scooter probably won’t cut it. While you can easily take a bike long distances, like so many people have before, it probably isn’t the best idea to go a long distance on a scooter. Well, it may not be impossible but nobody has really done it before and probably for good reasons. If you need to go more than a couple kilometres, then I suggest not taking a scooter and going for the bike instead.


If you live in a big city, however, I’d suggest you and everyone who’s hesitant regarding this question, choose the wiser option and buy push scooters. A push scooter is ideal for the inner city and for your commute to work. While a bike might be faster than a scooter, there is probably a build up of traffic that will also slow down your commute. With a scooter, you don’t have to worry about red lights so your commute is ultimately quicker in the inner city. As well as being faster than a bike when there is traffic, a push scooter also has the advantage of being easy to store. You need to really secure a bike by chaining it up, even then you still run the risk of it getting damaged or stolen. A push scooter can fold up and be stored away easily and securely in your office or workspace.

When it comes to choosing between a bike and a push scooter, you should base your decision on your lifestyle and the needs you have when it comes to transportation. If you are someone who likes the outdoors or has a long commute to work, then I suggest you start looking at bikes. If you are someone who has a shorter commute to work, work in the city and want to be able to store your bike or scooter safely, then I suggest you choose a push scooter. If you are unsure of where to look you can easily do a quick search online where you can browse and buy push scooters and bikes.

By Jessie Sanner

Always weighing things, the life of a Libra isn’t easy and that’s something Jessie is well acquainted with as a Libra herself. The confusion with having to choose between things is what helps her write for the blog, in the hope of making it easier for readers who are indecisive themselves. Interested in contrasts, like period dramas and sci-fi, casual and classy outfits, fries and detox shakes, the life of this young lady is anything but boring. Or is it?