Perfect for the young ones in the family, or for the young at heart. Swiss precision and stylish design in a compact package: Micro Scooters are an efficient and super-fun way to get around and experience the outdoors.
It’s always good to learn that your favourite product is Swiss made. Wim Ouboter first developed the foldable kick scooter when he realised that it was too far to walk to his favourite lunch spot, but not far enough to warrant getting his bike from the basement. He decided to construct an alternative mode of transport; something portable and lightweight that would greatly reduce the amount of time it would take to get lunch.
And so the Micro Scooter was born. Micro Mobility Systems AG was founded in 1996 and since then has been based in Küsnacht on the edge of Lake Zurich.
Today, Micro Scooters are distributed Australia wide to a huge number of retailers; retailers that you can find on BikeExchange.
When you look for a scooter – either for yourself or for your kid – you want to be sure that you are getting the safest, most durable scooter available. Being the first scooter on the market means that Micro has had time to perfect their design, ensuring that they are of the highest quality.
While many people might immediately assume that scooters are just for kids, this is not the case at all. Micro Scooters were designed for adults originally, and more and more people are embracing their inner kid, and using scooters to save time, and enjoy the outdoors.
But if you are looking for a scooter for your kid, Micro is your best bet. They’ve thought of everything; from plastic inserts making bar ends less harmful, to the fact that handlebar grips are made from non-toxic materials, Micro Scooters are perfect for young ones, and while they don’t condone chewing on the handlebar grips, it’s nice to know it’s safe to do so…
Micro Scooters are designed to fold down into a lightweight, portable package, ideal for commuting or riding to school as they can be easily tucked away beneath a desk or slung over a shoulder. Handlebars can be dropped down and folded to lie directly on the footplate.
Micro Scooters are made from aluminium alloy, meaning they can handle the bumps, without being a massive burden when you are not riding. Plastic inserts between aluminium tubes help them to last longer and perform better in cold conditions. Rubber bar end plugs help protect the rider during a fall and stop burred edges from causing abrasion while riding.
We know what you might be thinking: scooters are not bikes… But at BikeExchange, we are passionate about the benefits of two-wheeled, human-powered transportation, not just for the environment, but for the rider as well – pedals, or no pedals. A lot of kids these days are using scooters to make the transition to the bike more smoothly, so we see Micro Scooters as a great option for young riders and adults alike.