All posts by vacuumjunkie

E-Mobility enthusiast since 2009.

Li ion battery with hard case

[Tutorial] How to Revive E-Scooter Battery

We know how it sucks when you leave your e-scooter or e-bike in storage for sometime and it fails to turn on after you shake out the cobwebs. Li ion batteries (in fact all batteries) have a natural discharge inherent in them. If they are connected to your electronic device (like an e-scooter) the natural ...

[Advice] 6 Rules How to Make Your Electric Scooter’s Battery Live Long & Prosper

Contributed by Joyor Scooters The battery is one of the most important (and expensive) parts of an electric scooter and it has to be well maintained and taken care of. Its warranty period is usually shorter than the warranty period of an e-scooter or e-bike. But you can significantly prolong the life of the battery of ...

The Black Sheep of our E-Scooter Community

What Not To Do As an E-Scooter Rider In this article, we would like to feature some of the mind boggling, image tarnishing stuff that some e-scooter riders in our community are doing. These are the absolute minority but they are giving the majority a bad name. E-Scooters by regulation need to fall within the ...

How to Test E-Scooter Batteries

How to Diagnose Battery Capacity We haven’t done a tutorial in a while and we thought it appropriate to address the most pressing topic in the e-scooter and e-bike world i.e. Li ion batteries! In Part 1 of our battery series, we try to answer many of your most pressing concerns in battery maintenance. Many ...

[Opinion] Does E-Scooter Sharing Work

Thoughts on the Growth of E-Scooter Sharing Providers Bike sharing is taking off everywhere, in China, Singapore and many other countries all around the world. Venture capitalists have poured millions if not billions into it. Even Southeast Asian rideshare unicorn Grab has stepped into the game in their recent announcement of GRABCYCLE, partnering with bicycle ...

Review of the DYU vs Inmotion P1F

Battle of the Best Seated E-Scooters When the Inmotion P1F e-scooter was released in 2016, it was one of the first ergonomically designed e-scooter with an integrated seat. Widely mistaken as an e-bike, the Inmotion is classified as an e-scooter due to its lack of pedals. The Inmotion became quite popular for it’s compact dimension and ...

Launch of the D.Y.U.

Finally, a Compact Ergonomic E-Scooter… We have all been waiting for something like this for quite a while. And the engineers at DYU has answered our call. Back in 2016, we announced the launch of the Stigo and the Stigo was admittedly abit on the heavy side at 15kg. The e-scooter rider is a very weight-sensitive ...

Most Exciting New E-Scooter in 2018

You guys all heard about 2017’s most exciting e-scooter product, the Dualtron Ultra. The Dualtron is a powerhouse e-scooter with plenty of punch on the get-go, dual suspension and an amazing battery range. Its only downside: the weight. The whole package was close to 40kg. However, the Dualtron is last year’s news. In the breakneck pace ...

Why the 250W motor is a Myth

Adoption of the 250W EN Standard All through Europe and many parts of Asia including Singapore, regulators have adopted the EN 15194 standard as their de-facto electric bike certification baseline. This is especially annoying to users and enthusiasts as this certification shows 3 things: 1. Lack of technical knowledge of how power is transmitted in ...

All You Need to Know About Owning an E-Bike and E-Scooter in Singapore (By NYLON)

We have had too many people asking us if they need to register their e-scooters with authorities so we thought to lay down the facts once and for all. We found this NYLON article a very useful concise guide on the new regulations affecting e-bike and e-scooter users in Singapore. Heres the excerpt: October 17, ...