An essential for Parisian fashionistas, Barcelona based beauties and Italian Stallions, E Scooters have become the ultimate en vogue accessory. Now with Summer finally here, shops and outdoor dining are reopened, and the streets are beckoning us to come out and play. Meanwhile, fuel prices, traffic jams, roads closed to allow more pedestrianised areas, and the cost and lack of parking make driving a not-so-cool option for getting around the city. Public transport at the moment, too, isn’t exactly tempting either. So, how to get around efficiently without wasting time and money, impacting on climate change or sharing close quarters with strangers?
Meet the latest trend in transport – e-scooters! On the rise globally, and for good reason, they’re environmentally friendly, efficient, cost-effective, easy to charge and store, and best of all, they’re great craic. Instagram is full to the brim with celebrities and influencers cheerily scooting around their locales, while past Fashion Weeks have seen show-goers opt for this mode of getting around over taxis, public transport or walking (to preserve their pristine shoes, of course). Ashton Kutcher, Kate Hudson, Hugh Jackman, Alessandra Ambrosio, Jaden Smith, and Justin Bieber have all been spotted on their electric scooters, and e-scooters have become the savvy commuter’s transport mode of choice in cities like Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin, LA, and San Francisco.
Stephen Woods, founder of Ireland’s first-ever electric scooter brand Urban Movement, says the Emerald Isle is next on the list of e-scooter hotspots: “Ireland is ready to join the electric scooter movement. Cities like Dublin, Cork and Galway are ideal for the e-scooter user because of their size and layout. Imagine riding your e-scooter along the coast road or the quays as you head into work – being out in the fresh air while you commute.” Woods also believes that post-pandemic,
Described as not just a scooter brand but a lifestyle choice, Urban Movement’s Move Free WX800 and Go Getter RT75 models are a light, chargeable e-scooter for today’s busy, environmentally-conscious commuter. With a sleek exterior and steel frame, they arethe most modern scooter options on the market, with a wide range of features that all add to their versatility. Including an easily removable battery that
Whether you’re travelling to the office, gym or a meet-up with friends, the Move Free WX800 offers a handy way to get you there in style, without hitting your pocket or carbon footprint.
Model and Presenter Glenda Gilsonl was glowing as she was pictured showcasing her new Urban Movement Electric Scooter . The Mum of 2, who is known as the Showbiz Queen of Ireland AM, is embracing the Eurocentric lifestyle with the ultimate eco-friendly, city living choice for getting from A to B, and everywhere in between.
When chatting about her love of the Urban Movement ElectricScooters, Glenda said ‘From covering celebrities on Xpose and Ireland AM to traveling across Europe interviewing at premieres and Fashion Week, I’ve always seen e-scooters zipping by, so I was dying to get my hands on one. Since I nabbed an Urban Movement Electric Scooter, myself and Rob can’t remember life without it. It has become an essential for Rob and I chasing the kids up and down the road outside the house and popping out alongside them on bike rides.”
The Urban Movement Go Getter RT75, €399, and Move Free WX800, €499, are available now at urbanmovement.ie.
It comes with post-purchase parts and labour warranty and Urban Movement provides an after sales service for any repairs.
About Urban Movement:
Urban Movement® is Ireland’s first ever Electric Scooter Brand and is the brainchild of Dubliner Stephen Woods. Hailing from Kilbarrack, Stephen saw a gap in the market as far back as 2012 and has worked tirelessly for several years to create the ultimate e-scooter for the fast-moving, adventure-seeking, time-conscious urbanite, as seen across the top European cities from Copenhagen to Paris.
Urban Movement® is not just a scooter brand, but a lifestyle choice. It’s about making time for you, making life that bit easier and more fun. It’s about being able to hop on and go, whether that’s hitting the gym, making a meeting on time, or catching up with friends. It’s about being free to follow your soul. #movefreely
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