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.
  • 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

  • Arthur’s Seat – amazing viewpoint in centre of Edinburgh.
  • Bo’ness to Blackness – fine Firth of Forth coastal trail.
  • 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.
  • Galashiels to Selkirk – dedicated cycle route in the Scottish Borders.
  • Haddington to Longniddry – 4.5 mile railway line route.
  • Hailes Castle –  scoot from coast to castle along the River Tyne.
  • Holyrood Park – amazing park in the centre of Edinburgh.
  • Innocent Railway Path – cycle route with tunnel in Edinburgh.
  • North Berwick Law – a steep climb but the view is worth the effort.
  • North Esk Cycle Loop – great scoot right from the door step.
  • Pencaitland Railway Path – 6.5mile disused colliery rail route.
  • Penicuik House Estate – mixed trails for walking and cycling.
  • The Forth & Clyde Canal – exploring Scotland’s industrial past.
  • The Union Canal – nice flat towpath, perfect for Swifty scooting.
  • Vogrie Country Park – mixed trails for walking and cycling.
  • 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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