Last updated on April 5th, 2020 at 10:07 am
I always wanted to get on my destination early, just like you. Whether you’re working or a college student that requires traveling in a short distance, Razor EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter got you covered. If you’re comfortable without a seat, try Razor E300 Electric Scooter.
This electric scooter is eco-friendly, no gasoline required, light-weight, and fun to ride; it produces less noise since it’s battery-power with a 36v electrical system with a 500-watt motor. The seat and handlebar are adjustable too. EcoSmart Metro can handle a weight of up to 220lbs — age from 16 and up. This scooter is 95% preassembled and packed at the factory. Assembly time will take you about 30 minutes to complete the set-up. It’s a fun bonding with your dad or friends doing the assembly task.
More about Razor EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter
Features and Specification
500-watt High Torque Motor
Don’t underestimate the power of this electric scooter; it has a 500-watts motor with 36V electrical system located underneath the bamboo deck. The power of EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter is enough in traveling short distances and simple visits to your friends in your neighborhood.
The EcoSmart Metro is ideal for short-distance trips, like shopping, strolling, seeing your friends around town.
Rear Disc Braking System
Please do note that EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter has no front brake system. Only rear brake, so it’s not recommended to drive it faster on the allowable speed. Also, it is advisable always to put a helmet, knee, and elbow pads to keep you safe.
On the left side, it has a brake hand-operated. The handle has soft rubber, so when you suddenly press the brake lever, you can comfortably grip the handle at ease.
Variable Speed Throttle Control
Maneuvering around crowds with this Razor EcoSmart is a fun task. Imagine riding this electric scooter with a high-torque and silent motor, and you can even accelerate the speed at ease with less noise. You can reach a top speed up to 10-15 miles within 10 minutes or less. Just don’t forget to put a helmet for safety precautions.
The maximum speed you can reach with this electric scooter is up to 18 – 20 miles per hour. However, the rate might change if the terrain is entirely too high or downward slopes would add up to the speed.
The Razor EcoSmart has standard bicycle wheels with 16-inch pneumatic tube tires on spoke wheels. With the tire size, it’s comfortable enough to ride it every day. But, it has no suspension, so your ride would be rough in terrain or bumpy road.
The ultra-padded seat can minimize your rough ride, also will bring you a comfortable ride along the way; it’s also adjustable. This electric scooter has a removable luggage rack and basket included. So if you want to travel without the latter, you can remove those.
When shipped, the tires are inflated, so you need to add some air to it. You can use a bicycle-style air pump and increase it with the PSI indicated on the sidewall of the tires. If you use the pressurized air supplies on gas stations, make sure to input the correct PSI and use a short burst since this is designed on high-pressurized tires.
Additional Read: How to Achieve the Perfect Bike Tire Pressure
Battery and Charging
Out of the box, the battery is not fully charged, so you need to charge it for 12hrs as initial charging time, and the recommended maximum charging time is up to 24hrs before use. The Razor EcoSmart can be used up to 40 minutes continuously and may vary depending on the type of road and climate.
The three 12 v li-ion battery is located underneath the bamboo deck also the motor controller. When the electric scooter is not in use, turning OFF the switch under the deck will help to extend the battery life and will not cause the battery to reach the stage that it will not hold a charge.
The climate can also affect battery life. Make sure to store it at room temperature. Freezing temperatures will damage the battery and will cause the latter not to charge permanently. Buying a new battery will cause you money so better to have proper maintenance of it. You know the old proverb: “Better safe than sorry.”
The Ecosmart weighs about 63.5 lbs, a very light-weight electric scooter made from decent quality materials. Assembled dimensions are 5.5 x 5.5 x 7.5 inches, and the maximum rider the bike can handle is 220lbs.
These features may not be a head-turner, but I must admit, this would give great help to you to put your things on it. Putting your groceries and some other stuff can make your life easier driving this scooter. But, keep in mind not to put too heavy baggage; thus, this will affect your speed.
The luggage rack is removable, so even you want to drive the Ecosmart for fun, like strolling around the park or meeting your friends. It’s much comfortable hovering around.
- Speeds up to 18 – 20mph and can continuously use for 40 mins to 1 hr of a single charge
- Rear disk braking system
- 16 inches pneumatic tube tires
- 500 watts high-torque motor
- Removable basket and luggage rack
- Variable speed throttle control
- Big and comfortable padded seat
- Eco-friendly (no gasoline required)
- No suspension
- No front brakes
- The battery may shorten its life if not maintained properly
- Brakes may not be sufficient when driving on a steep hill with a heavy load
The Razor EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter has a feature that can boast to other brands available on the market today. With its price range, this electric bike can fight toe to toe with other brands. But, remember when buying new electric scooters, you need to do some research. Consider the specification, features, or where you want to use them.
Likewise, if your area has to a steep hill or rocky road Ecosmart is not for you. You need to buy an electric bike with a powerful motor, consider other brands or models.
These scooters can make our life easier. Also, it helps to lessen the pollution in the air. Make our future children live with a clean ecosystem.