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Old 06-17-2011, 06:01 AM   #1
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Razor Electric Scooters?

In Boston there's no place to ride a "real" motorcycle for a kid, since basically if they are gas powered the rider needs a license.

But there is a giant park just down the street - 1.5 miles around and an electric scooter or "dirt bike" is allowed.

Razor lists two models, the MX650 and MX500.

They both have 36V SLA batteries, which could probably be upgraded.

Customer reviews on Amazon are all over the map from no-way to awesome. Anyone use one? Know any forums? Any alternatives?
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Old 06-17-2011, 07:49 AM   #2
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There's also an MX1200, but maybe that is a custom build.
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:18 PM   #3
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Didn't see it on their website. Apparently a 1200 is a modified 500 or 650.
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Old 06-23-2011, 04:41 AM   #4
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Well, ordered an MX500 for my son so I'll keep you posted!
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:04 AM   #5
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Well, ordered an MX500 for my son so I'll keep you posted!
Best of luck, and if you want to modify it there are great e-bike forums out there that have experience with custom battery packs.
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Old 07-03-2011, 05:55 PM   #6
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Well, we got him an MX500 and it is a TERRIFIC toy! He has ridden it almost every day since we got it.
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Old 07-03-2011, 10:16 PM   #7
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Givus a rundown/review on it when you get the time.

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Old 03-18-2012, 06:29 AM   #8
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Great bike for the price! Just got my kids one.
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:49 AM   #9
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Well, we got him an MX500 and it is a TERRIFIC toy! He has ridden it almost every day since we got it.
I betcha most of the negatives can be avoided if you go out of your way to make sure the battery is maintained well. Looks like great fun!
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:42 PM   #10
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Best of luck, and if you want to modify it there are great e-bike forums out there that have experience with custom battery packs.
Here is one of the biggest http://endless-sphere.com/forums/ The primary focus is on e-bicycles; but, anything electric powered is fair-game.
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:07 PM   #11
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Here's some GoPro onboard footage of my son on his new MX500. This was his 1st day riding trails, 3rd time ever riding. We were both smiling ear to ear!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRjWOba74Xo
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Old 03-19-2012, 03:44 PM   #12
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Here's some GoPro onboard footage of my son on his new MX500. This was his 1st day riding trails, 3rd time ever riding. We were both smiling ear to ear!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRjWOba74Xo
What a cool video! Those really are neat little machines, and your son did a really good job.
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:14 PM   #13
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Thank you! Nice to hear positive things instead of you should of bought a ____
Never heard of the bike, but it was exactly what I was looking for.
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Cool!

Didn't have the sound on. Does it have multiple gears?
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #15
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Turn the sound up! My CRF sounds good.
Most all electric bikes, R/C's etc only have 1 gear, because that's all you need.
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