Category Archives: Scooting

Scoot Electric

Swifty Scooters, of which I own both the Swifty Zero and the Swifty Air models have recently brought out a revised version of their electric kick scooter, available as Swifty Zero and Swifty Air versions and also as an electric … Continue reading

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Cycle Paths

In recent years, dedicated cycle paths have become much more common, at least in Midlothian, the region where I live in the south of Scotland and many of them have been created along the course of disused railway lines. These … Continue reading

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Water of Leith 2

Having scooted the lower sections of the Water of Leith walkway, from the Port of Leith up to the Slateford area of Edinburgh, the previous weekend, I was keen this weekend to complete the final upstream section. This would take … Continue reading

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Deck Griptape

With quite a few miles clocked up on both the Swifty Air and Swifty Zero, one part in particular is showing signs of wear and tear, the scooter deck, though more accurately the griptape on the scooter deck. Each deck … Continue reading

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The Kaims

Having an interest in local geology and landforms, something on the map caught my attention, that something was “The Kaims”, a 0.60-mile path across farmland only a few miles from the house and easily reachable by kick scooter. Now, in … Continue reading

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Water of Leith 1

A rather chilly morning meant for a delayed start to today’s wee adventure, a 7.5-mile scoot upstream along the Water of Leith Walkway, a popular route through the centre of Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. My starting point was near the … Continue reading

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Scooting Gallery 0019

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Scooting Gallery 0018

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Scooting Gallery 0017

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Scooting Gallery 0016

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Scooting Gallery 0015

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Scooting Gallery 0014

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Scooting Gallery 0013

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Full Moon Scoot

Looking at my list of Scooting Challenges, I noticed one I’d been thinking about doing for some time, the Full Moon Scoot. The date of the next full moon was 2nd September (that was tomorrow) and after checking the weather … Continue reading

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Update August 2020

Been doing quite a bit of kick scooting these past few months, clocking up a good few miles on both my Swifty Zero and Swifty Air and thought it might be time for a short update on how things are … Continue reading

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