Oxelo Town 9 EF vs Razor A5 DLX

By Jeffrey the Barak. You can’t get Oxelo scooters in Hawai’i, but someone had a set of three up on Facebook Marketplace, which they had brought from Italy to a US military base here. I announced my intention to buy this used Oxelo Town 9EF on the Facebook Group “Let’s Kick Scoot” and fellow member … Read more

Razor A5 Air vs Razor A5 DLX

By Jeffrey the Barak. The main difference between these two equally priced, and readily available scooters is the wheels. The A5 Air has nice little split rim wheels with 200 mm X 50 mm pneumatic tires with inner tubes, resulting in a quiet, soft, impact and vibration absorbing, slower ride. The A5 DLX has 200 … Read more

L.A. Beach Bike Path, Part Three

By Jeffrey the Barak. Part one took us from Torrance to Manhattan Beach on the L.A. Beach Bike Path, and part two began in Manhattan Beach and ended as we arrived at Venice Beach. This article is part three so if you are starting here, you may want to navigate to parts one and two … Read more

L.A. Beach Bike Path, Part Two

By Jeffrey the Barak. Part one took us from Torrance to Manhattan Beach on the L.A. Beach Bike Path. This article is part two so if you are starting here, you may want to navigate to part one first. Google Maps has an overlay view of the L.A. Beach Bike Path at this link: Part Two: … Read more

L.A. Beach Bike Path, Part One

By Jeffrey the Barak. You have seen it on TV and in countless movies. The twenty-six mile bike path along the coast in Santa Monica Bay is a place that many a scooter rider is longing to try out. The bike path is quiet in some places and crowded in others, and some of it … Read more