Beginners guide to Electric scooter

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Electric scooter or e scooter and finally kick scooters often referred to same product 

Electric scooters in Ireland can be used if you are 16 years or older. 

We will cover legal requirements of using a electric scooter in Ireland soon, in separate blog . Today we will essentially discuss important components of electric scooters. 

In above image we have mentioned 3 important parts which are

1. Electric motor : Most people wonder how does a electric scooter moves so fast without a engine :) well electric scooters have electric motors which  propels the scooters forward. Electric motors in scooters can be located in the front wheel ( in the case of all Xiaomi scooters ) or sometimes rear wheel. Xiaomi electric scooters like Xiaomi essential, Xiaomi scooter 1s, Xiaomi Pro 2, ,Xiaomi scooter 3 etc are all front wheel powered scooters. Some of the electric scooters from Ninebot Segway are rear powered . There are 3rd type of electric scooters as well which have dual motor and are therefore called two wheel drive scooters. ( shop electric scooters in ireland at )

2. Battery and Motherboard : Battery and motherboard are located below the metal foot rest also called deck . Most electric scooters in ireland are water resistant but not fully water proof. This compartment which stores battery and motherboard is prone to water damage during rains or when used in water logged roads 

3. Folding Mechanism : Xiaomi claims 3 seconds Fast folding . Ninebot segway claims 2 seconds fast folding for few models.

Above  image shows disc brake in Xiaomi electric scooter essential.

Break lever is location on left side of scooter handle bar.  

The back wheel uses a large perforated brake disc with more braking power while the
front wheel is equipped with an E-ABS regenerative anti-lock braking system.
When braking, the front and rear braking systems activate one after another,
shortening the braking distance ensuring safe stopping.



 4. Throttle : Often locate on right side of scooter handlebar. Throttle when pressed sends signal to battery , battery in turns then gives power to electric motor. Once motor comes to power it starts moving scooter in forward direction 

5. Power Switch and Dashboard : Round button on top is Power on/ off switch. This switch in Xiaomi electric scooters is multi functional. Press for 2 sec and scooter switches on. Press once and you can switch between 3 driving modes of scooter . Headlight on / off is also controlled by this button 

6. Bell : Typical bell is same as found in road bikes . Its same color as handlebar so it blends well on the handlebar design 

7. Brake Lever : Brake lever again looks same as in road bikes on Irish roads. Brake lever for Xiaomi electric scooter is shown in above image. Brake lever for Ninebot segway scooters can look different. kindly refer image below 

8.Headlight : Xiaomi upraded its headlight in all new models. Current range of Xiaomi scooters supports 2w powerfull headlight

In below image , left side red color lever is Brake lever . This type of brake lever is found in most models of Ninebot electric scooters. Most people find this more stylish and it gives over all sleek looks to the handbar 

Most stylish dashboard and instrument cluster of Ninebot Air T15E

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