Category Archives: Scooting

Swifty One

When I bought my first Swifty kick scooter, way back in September 2018 – and I’m amazed to see that’s now over three years ago – I didn’t really consider the folding Swifty One as an option. I wanted something … Continue reading

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Scooting Links

On this page I’ve pulled together a few useful links to web sites and blogs relevant to kick scooting including scooting blogs, adventurers, manufacturers. Please use the Contact form above for any suggested additions or link errors. Andy Kinsey – the … Continue reading

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Scooting Blog

In the Scooting Blog section,  we venture out into the Great Outdoors, exploring here, there and everywhere, from busy city centers to desolate mountain trails and a few locations where kick scooting is, let us say, unusual. Blogs Bo’ness Trails … Continue reading

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Scooting Articles

In the Scooting section, I’ll be taking a look at a range of articles 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 … Continue reading

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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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