Electric Scooters

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Electric Scooters

Post by 125erCrazy » Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:38 pm

Just found this review. Seems pretty good to be fair though still a grand more than a Suzuki 110 address and usual story doesn't address the issue of battery disposal/life expectancy/replacement costs

NIU NGT Electric Scooter Review: https://youtu.be/5mEKc8S5HIQ

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Re: Electric Scooters

Post by barker » Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:47 pm

can you ride it at16 AND WHATS THE INSURANCE GROUPE

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Re: Electric Scooters

Post by wightegi » Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:14 am

barker wrote:
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can you ride it at16 AND WHATS THE INSURANCE GROUPE
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No.

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Re: Electric Scooters

Post by 125erCrazy » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:59 am

barker wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:47 pm
can you ride it at16
As it exceeds 30mph No but this article makes electric scooters easier

https://www.atob.org.uk/electric-motorb ... sing-laws/

but as for insurance group I'm sure it'll be whatever premium they can extort (I'm sure there'll be caveats about 'rare vehicle, not on our database and all the cliches the dysfunctional clone on a phone can't handle

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Post by Capitano » Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:15 am

The Niu scooters are brilliant fun.

I've only ridden the N which is restricted to 30mph but it gets there very quickly, so in town traffic it's excellent.

It was a decent physical size too, with a dual seat, and because of the motor's torque, carrying a pillion is viable.

The price of the N was just over £2k and its range was 50 miles IIRC.

Onthewheel near me are main dealers for Niu.

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Re: Electric Scooters

Post by barker » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:58 pm

do electric scooters have cc sizes

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Post by gtd65 » Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:12 pm

barker wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:58 pm
do electric scooters have cc sizes
I would expect that the motor will be rated in watts which is power rather than cubic capacity?

If you knew the actual power output of a given engine I'm sure you could work out a comparative estimate?

Thing is, the power delivery is supposedly linear with an electric motor, so should be faster to accelerate and reach top speed?

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Post by barker » Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:50 am

the reason i ask is restrictive license holders

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Post by wightegi » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:46 pm

Think 750 watts to 1 horsepower ;) so 125 cc 15hp max would equal 11,250 w or 11.25 kw for CBT at 17 years old ,anything bigger would need an A2 or greater licence .Mopeds still need to be restricted to 28mph and some E scoots are just that.

It is 745.7 watts to 1 horsepower but for ease of quick calculations 750 is close . :)
And 1 newton metre is the equivalent of 1/4 pound on a 1 metre long stick which is why there are 9.8 apples to a kilo.
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Re: Electric Scooters

Post by 125erCrazy » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:58 pm

wightegi wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:46 pm
Think 750 watts to 1 horsepower ;) so 125 cc 15hp max would equal 11,250 w or 11.25 kw for CBT at 17 years old ,anything bigger would need an A2 or greater licence .Mopeds still need to be restricted to 28mph and some E scoots are just that.

It is 745.7 watts to 1 horsepower but for ease of quick calculations 750 is close . :)
And 1 newton metre is the equivalent of 1/4 pound on a 1 metre long stick which is why there are 9.8 apples to a kilo.
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