In the Scooting section, I’ll be taking a look at a range of topics relating to kick scooting with the Swifty Zero and the Swift Air, from tackling different types of terrain to finding places to scoot and whatever else comes to mind.



Future Articles

  • Coastal Trails – riding your kick scooter down on the beach.
  • Electric Scooters – good or bad, yes or no, I’m not really sure.
  • Local Scooting – stay local, leave the car, save the planet.
  • Parks and Gardens – ideal places for your first scooter rides.
  • Scoot Commute – faster than walking, better than cycling.
  • Scooter Safety – a few useful hints and tips to stay safe.
  • Summer Scooting – hot days and warmer nights, perfect for scooting.
  • Trail Maintenance – some hints and tips for improving the way ahead.
  • Upland Trails – lots of ups, great downs and always an adventure.
  • Windy Weather – hints and tips for scooting when the wind blows.

Future Blogs

  • Arniston Shale Bing – interesting scooting challenge.
  • Arthur’s Seat – amazing viewpoint in centre of Edinburgh.
  • Braid Hills Trail – 3 miles off road trail in Edinburgh.
  • Crichton Castle – spectacular ruins but a scooting challenge.
  • Edinburgh Seven Hills – kick scooting the Seven Hills of Edinburgh.
  • Gorebridge Gunpowder Mills – remains of industrial heritage site.
  • Holyrood Park – amazing park in the centre of Edinburgh.
  • Innocent Railway Path – cycle route with tunnel in Edinburgh.
  • Levenhall Links, Musselburgh – coastal birdwatching location.
  • North Esk Cycle Loop – great scoot right from the door step.
  • Pencaitland Railway Path – 6.5 mile disused colliery rail route.
  • Springfield Mill, Lasswade – remains of industrial heritage site.
  • Straiton Pond, Loanhead – small but interesting local nature reserve.
  • Vogrie Country Park – mixed trails to walk, scoot and cycle.
  • Wallace’s Cave – famous man-made cave in Roslin Glen.
  • Water of Leith – 26 miles from Port of Leith to Balerno, and back.
  • Whitehill Golf Course – local destination for an easy scoot.


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