This is the largest category of scooters, and probably what most of us think of when talking about scooters, especially those designed for kids and teens.  These are the standard, two-wheel, standing up type of scooters – though some models do have a bicycle-style seat!

Scooters with seats are detailed both here and in the seated scooters category, since the convenient seats are so easily removable for when you want the original standing experience.

These scooters feature a skateboard-style deck where you stand, handle-bar grips that almost always have a motorcycle-style throttle on one side and a brake on the other, and two wheels. Again, a couple do have a bicycle style seat, but otherwise they’re the same as their stand-up siblings.

Here are the standing scooters we’ve reviewed so far

NameApprox PriceMax SpeedTarget AgeThrottle StartOverall RatingInfo
Razor E300 Scooter: Full-Featured Scooter For Everyone$225-25015 mph13+
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Razor E300S Scooter: Full-Sized, Full-Featured, And A Seat$230-26015 mph13+
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Razor E200 Scooter: Mid-Sized Fun$18513 mph13+
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Razor E200S Electric Scooter: All The Fun And A Seat As Well$20013 mph13+
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Razor E175 Electric Scooter: Good Entry-Level$110-13010 mph8+
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Razor E125 Electric Scooter: Solid Light-Duty Scooter$11510 mph8+
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Razor E100 Electric Scooter: Great First Choice$11510 mph8+
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Features to look for when choosing an electric scooter

There are some key things to look for when choosing a scooter. Check out a longer list of key aspects here, but those that are listed in the table above or on the upper right of each review page are shown here as well. These factors include:

Max Speed – younger or newer riders may not want a model that maxes out more than 10 mph. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but when you’re on it you can tell! Conversely, older and more experienced riders may feel a bit restrained with that.

Target Age – Slower and smaller models are generally targeted to the 8-12 yr old range. These are manufacturer suggestions; a mature 7 yr old may be ok, and a smaller 13 yr old may still need a smaller model. As with everything – USE YOUR JUDGMENT!

Max Weight – This is the maximum weight the unit is designed for. It doesn’t mean the thing will necessarily break if your 250 lb dad gets on your Razor e175, which is designed for up to 120 lbs, but it will decrease the battery life and possibly wear out the motor over time.

Throttle Start – This means will the scooter take off if you apply the throttle from a standstill. Many of the smaller models need a small kick (to about 3 mph, just a little kick) before the motor will start up. Larger models like the Razor e300 will go once you apply the throttle, no kick needed.

 

AS ALWAYS, WEAR ALL APPROPRIATE SAFETY GEAR AND READ THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS!

Electric Scootersunratedadmin2011-05-11 16:49:43This is the largest category of scooters, and probably what most of us think of when talking about scooters, especially those designed for kids and te…
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