scooters

Brian Bull / KLCC

Electric scooters may become a thing across Eugene next year.  Officials are considering introducing them across the city as they have with the bike share program that launched in 2018.

Checker Board Mud Flaps, Ska, And Eugene's Scooter Scene

May 23, 2014
Desmond O'Boyle

Many people like to ride scooters. A small engine and a step through design make them enticing for people who want to save some money while zipping around town. Some scooter enthusiasts combine their love for the machines with a unique culture. It includes fashion, distinctive mud flaps, and ska. The top speed is around 70 mph. KLCC’s Desmond O’Boyle examines what, and who makes up the Eugene scooter scene.

Geoff: “You turn on the key, you turn on the gas, if you need to, you choke it, and it usually starts in a kick or two.”