What is a scooter?
Scooter is a two-wheeled vehicle,which is a scooter. The very word came in Russian from English: "scooter" is translated as a scooter. This is such a lightweight motorcycle, the main technical equipment of which is hidden under a plastic casing. Management of the scooter is at the expense of hands; legs are not used, but simply lie on the stand. The engine in the scooter is located under the seat.
Of course, the scooter really only travel bysmooth roads, preferably asphalted, without potholes and holes. But it is maneuverable and miniature, which justifies its advantage over cars in conditions of congestion.
It is possible to accelerate on a scooter to 60 km / h. He weighs a little - about 100 kg (although, of course, there are more heavy models). Interestingly, the engine's power is only 4-8 horsepower, and the volume of the fuel tank is 4-7 liters.
Choose the scooter for you article How to choosescooter. You can buy it even for 30-50 thousand rubles. However, remember that using this mode of transport is very dangerous for life: when you collide at normal speed from the scooter, it is unlikely that there will be anything left.
What is a scooter in other meanings?
Scooter - it's also a jet ski, and light high-speed racing boat, and an underwater tow in diving.
In riding, there is a discipline called a "scooter" in which dogs (you are surprised) are dragging people on scooters, like in harnesses.
By the way, Scooter (Scooter) is also a well-known German musical group, performing compositions in the genre of pop and electro.