The Maxi-Micro Scooter engineered by Swiss inventors is the newest scooter from Micro Kickboard. Unlike some other scooters, this scooters has three wheels, two in the front, and one in the back. It comes in various colors such as orange, blue, green, pink, and purple and can be found at various sellers, such as Target, Amazon, and microkickboard.com from around $100-$150. The scooter comes out of the box nearly ready to use and takes only a few minutes to assemble; all you have to do is screw on the squeezable and grippy handlebars and adjust the height. The scooter is adjustable from 690 to 920 mm and fits ages 5+, but the weight limit is 50 kg, so teenagers most likely can’t ride on it. Plus, it is pretty light, so a young child could carry it themselves, if needed.
Now for the riding experience. Since there are three wheels, the ride is very stable and you can fall off only if you are trying too. In addition, the deck is very wide and the brake is easy to reach, so this scooter is great for beginners. Finally, the scooter goes pretty fast if there is a downward slant.
However, this may not be the best gift for kids that live in areas where the streets have sharp turns, because it has very low turnability since it has three, large wheels. Additionally, the scooter does not go over cracks well and may make you feel like there is a big bump in the road.
Overall, the scooter is okay, but not the smoothest ride.The biggest advantage of this scooter over it’s two-wheeled, cheaper competitors is the stability and the fact that it is easy to learn how to ride. This company, Micro Kickboard, also sells other scooters for various ages and sizes.