The WalkSmart Blog

Product updates, latest news and other general information

The Bolzzen eScooters join us at WalkSmart!

Posted 1st April 2020. Category: Article.

This month we welcome the Bolzzen Atom Pro coming from our colleagues at Macarthur eBikes. This 2020 new model motorised scooter has a few unique differences that set it apart from some of the other models we stock at WalkSmart.


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Rental eBikes for Food Delivery Riders now available at WalkSmart!

Posted 27th March 2020. Category: Article.

According to a report published last year; it has been estimated that the online food delivery industry is worth $1.3 billion in Australia.


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WalkSmart your way around Canberra!

Posted 25th March 2020. Category: Article.

You may have noticed a few more people rolling their way around Canberra, that’s right e-mobility is now legal in the ACT. Leave your runners at home and scoot your way around this Beautiful city on your new electric scooter courtesy of the team at the newly opened WalkSmart Canberra.


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NEW STORE OPEN IN CANBERRA!

Posted 20th March 2020. Category: Article.

This month at WalkSmart, we have opened our new Canberra ACT store. Currently, open Friday - Sunday only, customers can test drive, rent or buy our range of electric mobility products. We are located at G28, 6 Provan Street, Campbell 2612 ACT. We are in close proximity to the city centre and the Parliament house.


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How electric scooters can help prevent the spread of Coronavirus?

Posted 16th March 2020. Category: Article.

One of the most significant underlying factors leading to the rapid spread of coronavirus around the world has been the virus’ ability to spread among people packed in crowded places, often days before symptoms emerge. Hence in times like this, the government officials are requesting the commuters to take extra caution while using public transport like city buses and subway cars.


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The new Raine Electric Scooter - Coming Soon!

Posted 11th March 2020. Category: Article.

We at WalkSmart are happy to announce that the most coveted Raine Electric Scooter will be available in our stores soon! It is a fantastic model designed as per the tastes of regular riders.


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Why allowing eScooters in our cities will do more good than harm?

Posted 24th February 2020. Category: Article.

The rise of micro-mobility based vehicles has been appropriately documented over the last few years across the world. These micro-mobility companies are majorly focussed on providing consumers with convenient options for last-mile transportation.


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Here's how you can ride Darwin's e-scooter: Trials have begun already!

Posted 21st February 2020. Category: Article.

Finally, 100 electric scooters are available throughout Darwin's inner city for riding. All the excited riders will now be able to hop on to the available e-scooters and glide across the city.


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Motorised Scooters!

Posted 11th February 2020. Category: Article.

Electric (or motorised) scooters are revolutionising the ways we travel in an urban environment. Their compact and versatile form factor makes them comfortable enough to carry and store when not in use, yet powerful enough to help us travel - faster than almost every other vehicle in the city.


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Why are some people afraid that there will be changes to e-scooter laws?

Posted 7th February 2020. Category: Article.

Currently, the use of e-scooters is limited on certain public roads, pavements and lanes. Hence, the government is eager to hold a consultation on the same. A few campaigners have requested the government to form tighter rules and regulations pertaining to the e-scooter. Ultimately, the question that worries the users is: 'Will the law change be acceptable?'


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Scootering Around Darling Harbour!

Posted 3rd February 2020. Category: Article.

The Darling Harbour waterfront is one of the most beautiful places to ride around in Sydney, with wide-open footpaths stretching far along the waterfront directly next to Sydney city!


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Reviewing the Latest Onewheel+XR: Does it Live Up to the Hype?

Posted 31st January 2020. Category: Article.

When the first look of the Onewheel was unveiled, we didn't think that it was powerful enough to handle the ride across the terrains. Surprisingly, it can handle the terrains pretty well and is also easy to learn. The ride is similar to snowboarding once you are comfortable riding it.


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The WalkSmart Hospitality Program!

Posted 29th January 2020. Category: Article.

Late in 2019, WalkSmart introduced an electric scooter leasing program for hospitality operators which incorporated on-site servicing, insurance, repairs and the electric scooters themselves.


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Top Features of WideWheel Pro in 2020!

Posted 24th January 2020. Category: Article.

The WideWheel Pro electric scooter is the latest update to its earlier version which released in 2019. Although the previous model has been our favourite model to date, the newest version is loaded with additional features like a larger battery, better display, dual brakes, reinforced design.


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The OneWheel Pint is coming soon!

Posted 20th January 2020. Category: Article.

The Pint is Onewheel's most affordable skateboard that has hit the market recently. Loaded with new safety features and high technology features; it is an absolute delight for the riders. There is more to Pint than one big wheel in the centre. For more information click on the button below:


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Top Selling Electric Scooter Accessories!

Posted 6th January 2020. Category: Article.

Accessories are a great addition to an electric scooter, instantly improving its utility. In this blog post we will go through WalkSmart's top-selling accessories!


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The New WideWheel Pro Brings Us The Updates We Asked For!

Posted 3rd January 2020. Category: Article.

The WideWheel scooter has been the most powerful scooter we have ever stocked, featuring two large 500W electric motors and a big lithium-ion battery to power them. We are now excited to bring to our customers the WideWheel Pro 2020 model, with the biggest updates being dual disk brakes and a new dashboard LED display.


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Renting vs Buying an eScooter!

Posted 30th December 2019. Category: Article.

Electric Scooters are changing how our society commutes! They are becoming popular in cities around the world, Munich, Athens, LA, Russia, for good reason! They are affordable, saving time and money for the consumers that ride them! They are smaller, more compact and versatile than a bike; they don't get stuck in traffic like a car, and are much more reliable than public transport!


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Why the $2499 Boosted Rev is better value than the $599 Xiaomi M365?

Posted 27th December 2019. Category: Article.

In today's blog post we will be discussing why Boosted Rev is worth buying, even though there are chheaper models available in the industry.


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How renting an eScooter can save you time and money on transport?

Posted 13th December 2019. Category: Article.

Renting an electric scooter from WalkSmart starts at $80 per month for the popular Xiaomi M365 electric scooter. The Xiaomi M365 is capable of going 25km an hour with a 30km maximum range. $80 per month equals approximately $18 per week. Depending on your commute, there is a good chance you can swap a bus or train commute with an eScooter ride! If this is the case, you could save up to $8 per day, or $40 per week.


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The benefits of renting an eScooter over buying!

Posted 9th December 2019. Category: Article.

Its often a difficult decision for customers, whether it's best to buy or rent an electric scooter. In this article, we will go through the advantages of renting, and how it can save you time and money on your daily commute!


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Renting vs Buying: The Cost Analysis!

Posted 20th November 2019. Category: Article.

Often it is difficult to determine whether buying or renting an electric scooter is better value. In this analysis, we will go through the costs and benefits of an example scenario - of a customer who wants to use an electric scooter over a period of one year. Keep Reading to know more about this!


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Why is Boosted Rev the Best Electric Scooter in 2019?

Posted 18th November 2019. Category: Article.

As we all know that the electric scooters are a fun, easy way to travel around the city, and in today’s post we will be discussing the features of Boosted Rev which make it THE BEST electric scooter in 2019. Keep Reading to know more about this!


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Tubeless Vs Air Tyre On Xiaomi Scooters!

Posted 15th November 2019. Category: Article.

The most popular scooter, currently by date is Xiaomi M365. It has a good price (In Australia), well-built quality, and comfortable ride. But, the one major flaw with the scooter is that the tyres often pop and that’ll be the end of it. Not sure how it happens, you might be wondering now, 'I didn’t even do anything out of the ordinary, it just suddenly deflates.' Well, that could happen too! Although, most of the time, it could just be a small rock, a tiny glass shard, or simply weight issue.Keep Reading to know more about this!


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How electric scooters have transformed Brisbane city?

Posted 13th November 2019. Category: Article.

The impact electric scooters have on a city is often underestimated. The effect of a new form of mobility can be compared to government rail or bus infrastructure development - yet eScooters do not require public capital outlay and operate for-profit almost instantly. They are often the fastest on-demand form of transportation available - immediately making faraway destinations within arms reach - yet also operate seamlessly with other transportation forms.


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Let's Help To STOP Climate Change! #TEAMTREES

Posted 11th November 2019. Category: Article.

What really caused climate change? Cars? Industrial waste? Cows??? Truthfully, all of them (yes, including cows) is a contributor to our ever-increasing carbons in the atmosphere. Electric scooters might help to reduce the carbon emission by reducing the usage of cars. Even buses in Sydney had gone electric! We should be proud to call ourselves Australian. Right..? Keep Reading to find more!


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eScooters: the more efficient mode of transport!

Posted 8th November 2019. Category: Article.

Electric scooters are becoming more and more popular in our cities; for good reason! They are helping commuters travel more efficiently, affordably and quickly! Latest advances in electric motor and battery technology have created this new form of city transportation - a compact device that can propel an individual at high speed while making their ride comfortable and hassle-free.


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WHY ARE ELECTRIC SCOOTERS SO POPULAR NOWADAYS?

Posted 4th November 2019. Category: Article.

With the onset of new advancements in the field of technology, the world has moved ahead in many aspects. In the area of transport, electric scooters are taking the world by storm. Do you want to know why?


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HOW GOOD IS A GOOD WARRANTY?

Posted 1st November 2019. Category: Article.

When a company says 12 months warranty you can get it repaired for free within the 12 months period. Cool huh? But, the biggest question that no one seems to be asking with electric scooter repair is if I break my electric scooter, how long will it exactly take to be fixed? At WalkSmart we can repair it within the hour! Sounds cool right?


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ANOTHER ONE WHO WON OUR MAJOR PRIZE!

Posted 30th October 2019. Category: Article.

In Walksmart, for just leaving a review, you can get some sweet prizes. Most people surprisingly gets a phone mount, a lock, or some even get fidget spinner (which is all right, it’s fun). But once per semester, someone wins the golden prize. Keep Reading to know how to win one!


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UNAGI X BILLIE EILISH

Posted 28th October 2019. Category: Article.

The Unagi scooter has grown in popularity as the eScooter market continues to explode around the world. Billie Eilish, a famous American singer-songwriter, initially purchased the Unagi to help her get around her studio, her house, and stadium when on tour. Keep Reading to know more!


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THE BEST SCOOTERS IN AUSTRALIA!

Posted 25th October 2019. Category: Article.

Nowadays, there are even more scooters to choose from and importing them from London, United States, China, we can only assume the comfort by what the advertiser tells us what we want to believe. We at WalkSmart had tested several scooters and will give you insight on which scooter we think is the best one!


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ULTIMATE TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE UNAGI SCOOTER!

Posted 23rd October 2019. Category: Article.

In today's article we will be sharing the latest tips and tricks about the widely popular e-scooter Unagi. For an insightful information click on the blog post.


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BEST TIMES TO GET AROUND SYDNEY

Posted 21st October 2019. Category: Article.

Did you know that in many cases, an electronic scooter is the fastest mode of transport! We tested out exactly how fast electric scooters are around Sydney, and the results were surprising!


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90 MINUTE DELIVERY IN SYDNEY! HOW TO AVAIL IT?

Posted 14th October 2019. Category: Article.

WalkSmart is proud to introduce 90-minute delivery available to those in the Sydney CBD area, and some surrounding suburbs. 90-minute delivery is provided by CouriersPlease, our favourite courier service! Keep Reading to know more!


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What Makes Mercane Wide Wheel Scooter An Absolute Powerhouse?

Posted 11th October 2019. Category: Article.

Lately, almost everyone is willing to purchase Mercane Wide Wheel Scooter for commuting. If you are wondering what makes the popular escooter a must buy, you have hit the right page. As in today's article, we will be discussing the features of the Mercane Wide Wheel Scooter, which makes it a preferable choice among the users. Keep Reading!


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History Of Electric Scooters!

Posted 5th October 2019. Category: Article.

Have you ever wondered how the electric scooters came into existence? If you are as curious as we are, then you have hit the right page. In today's article we shall be discussing about the origin and evolution of our favorite electric scooters. Exicted Much??


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WalkSmart Care Packages!

Posted 3rd October 2019. Category: Article.

Undoubtedly, eScooters require a level of maintenance and servicing - much like any vehicle in the industry. Hence, our team at WalkSmart curated the Care Packages to offer maximum benefit to the users. Much like its name, the WalkSmart Care Packages aims to ensure customers who rely on their scooter for their daily commute, have it working and serviced to maximise its useful life. Keep reading to know more about the benefits it has to offer!


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Segway Max Honest Reviews And Guide!

Posted 30th September 2019. Category: Article.

So, many people had been hyped up by the recent upbringing of the Segway Ninebot Max. From what started on Indiegogo, Segway Ninebot Max had received over six million dollars in funding and over five thousand backers. But is it worth it? Whether you are thinking to buy or upgrade your current electric scooter, Segway Max must have crossed your mind.Keep reading to know whether Ninebot Max is worth the hype or it is just another facade!


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My Life At University!

Posted 27th September 2019. Category: Article.

With all the hustle and struggles in college life, commuting daily can be a pretty daunting task. Keep reading to know how it can be made easier!


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Experience the WalkSmart Ride More Package!

Posted 24th September 2019. Category: Article.

The WalkSmart Ride-More Package aims to provide customers with a simple addon that maximises the versatility of their electric scooter. Keep Reading to know how it will benefit you as a user!


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What Features Make Ninebot Max: The Ultimate Electric Scooter by Segway?

Posted 19th September 2019. Category: Article.

In today's post we will discuss the unique features of Ninebot Max and why should you buy one immediately. Keep Reading!


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The WalkSmart Community!

Posted 17th September 2019. Category: Article.

In today's post we will discuss the primary reasons that led us to creating our very own WalkSmart Community. Keep Reading!


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What we get asked the most about electric Scooters?

Posted 11th September 2019. Category: Article.

In today's post we will discuss the commonly asked questions about electric scooters that have never been answered before! Keep Reading!


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Why the Unagi Model One is a special electric scooter?

Posted 6th September 2019. Category: Article.

In today's post we will discuss the features that make the Unagi Model a special electric scooters amongst the available ones. Stay Tuned!:


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Why electric scooters are the most environmentally friendly and efficient mode of transport for our cities!

Posted 3rd September 2019. Category: Article.

Learn why electric scooters are the most environmentally friendly and efficient mode of transport for our cities!:


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Top 3 Best Electric Scooter for Adults 2019 - A Beginner’s Guide!

Posted 29th August 2019. Category: Article.

Have you been looking for an easy way to commute to nearby places this summer? If you have been contemplating about the electric vehicles that might suit your persona and is easy to learn to, then you have come to the right place:


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The new products coming to WalkSmart in September 2019!

Posted 26th August 2019. Category: Article.

September is a big month for WalkSmart, just before Christmas bringing all the latest e-mobility products to enthusiasts around Australia.
Here are some of the new products coming to WalkSmart next month:


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Top 6 features of the Xiaomi M365 Pro that make it stand apart from the rest!

Posted 22nd August 2019. Category: Article.

The M365 Pro version of Xiaomi electric scooter has been by far one of the best-selling models in the world. Now that the makers of Xiaomi Electric Scooters have finally released the upgraded model of the popular e-scooter Xiaomi M365 in Australia. Undoubtedly, like many others, new users will love it as well.


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INTERESTING FAQS ABOUT ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AU BY OUR CUSTOMERS!

Posted 19th August 2019. Category: Guide.

In today's blog post, we have penned down all the frequently asked questions that our customers have about electric scooters in Australia.
Check this post and see if your questions made it to the list!


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Reviewing The Best Electric Scooters Of 2019!

Posted 12th August 2019. Category: Guide.

See Nathaniels review of the best 4 Electric Scooters for adults available today.
Pick your favourite scooter now!


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Which Scooter Is For You

Posted 31st July 2019. Category: Guide.

We know it can be daunting and the price gap just does not make any sense. For double the price, you can only get 5kmh extra. Is it really worth it? In this guide, you can now find the perfect scooter for yourself today - quickly and easily.


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Who Won The Morath Giveaway.

Posted 30th July 2019. Category: Article.

This is how a Morath Elite Scooter made a little boy's day! The journey on why we started it and what sort of challenges we encounter on giving away free scooters.


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Discover the American brands, Unagi.

Posted 29th June 2019. Category: Article.

5 Reasons Why “The Unagi Scooter” is One of the Best Electric Scooter for Adults in Australia. Find out how Unagi is so rare.


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Legality and Rebellion For Electric Scooters in Australia.

Posted 7th May 2019. Category: Article.

How Australia sees electric scooters and what we think about it. We know it is still under revision, we know that electric scooters have helped so many people get to work on time, we see that it shed light and can make children of Australia happy, so why ban it?


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Win a free Morath Electric Scooter from WalkSmart!

Posted 4th April 2019. Category: Competition.

The winner will receive a brand new Morath electric scooter via courier within 10 days from the competition winner announcement date. There are no costs associated with entering or receiving the prize.


The Legality of Electric Scooters in Australia!

Posted 4th April 2019. Category: Product Information.

The legality of electric scooters is something our team gets asked quite a lot from customers. It can be difficult to understand the laws in your local area, as they vary state by state. This page is designed to inform riders of the rules governing e-scooters in each state.


The WalkSmart Repair Center!

Posted 7th March 2019. Category: General.

At WalkSmart, we offer repairs for a range of personal electric vehicles. We stock spare parts for the products we sell in-store but are also able to source and order in spare parts for other brands too.


How an electric scooter saves you money!

Posted 6th March 2019. Category: General.

These days an electric scooter is much more than a fun ride for kids and teenagers. It has become a product with a purpose, making commuting more efficient by providing us with a new means of transport - fun, flexible and affordable. Here is how an electric scooter can save you money.


The Xiaomi M365 vs Segway ES2

Posted 25th Feb 2019. Category: Product Comparison.

The Segway-Ninebot ES2 and the Xiaomi Majia M365 are our two top-selling models of electric scooter - and there's a good reason for it. Both units are developed by Ninebot in a city near Bejing, China. Back in 2015 Ninebot purchased the American firm Segway Inc. and has since redeveloped the brand now offering a wider range of products while also making them more affordable under the name Segway-Ninebot.


The WideWheel Electric Scooter In Store Now!

Posted 24th Feb 2019. Category: Product Updates.

Today the WideWheel electric scooter joins our range of WalkSmart eScooters! The WideWheel is an ultra-powerful, heavy duty, all terrain electric scooter. Arguably it is our most stylish electric scooter, featuring a matte grey colour finish, low profile tyres with dual 500w large electronic hub motors. A unique front suspension arm allows riders to comfortably float over obstacles, while the instant acceleration and torque make it sporty to drive on and off-road.


More Xiaomi M365 Stock Received at Pyrmont!

Posted 24th Feb 2019. Category: Product Updates.

Increasing demand and difficult supply have meant that in recent months it has been difficult for us to maintain stock in the Xiaomi M365 scooter. We have just received more stock into our warehouse and forwarded a portion of this to our WalkSmart store in Pyrmont. The Xiaomi M365 scooter is now back in stock! (But black only)