Most individuals affiliate electrical scooters with the low-end fashions utilized by ride-sharing providers which have inundated cities all through the world. Then there are the intense scooters, hulking autos able to hitting over 40 miles an hour, however too massive and heavy for multimodal commuting and out of most purchaser’s worth vary.

However there’s additionally a center floor in scooters just like the Mercane WideWheel, distributed completely by FluidFreeRide within the US. Able to hitting 25 miles per hour and 20 miles of vary, the WideWheel is without doubt one of the most well-rounded scooters available on the market, with few caveats. It gained’t break the financial institution in comparison with similarly-powered scooters, coming in at $999 or $1,200 relying on whether or not you go for the only (500W) or dual-motor (1000W) configuration, respectively. (Furthermore, it’s on sale for $899 on the time of publishing).

The scooter‘s declare to fame is in its title: the extra-wide, 8×4-inch tires that make for a steady experience that feels nothing like your typical scooter experience. The expertise in some methods extra akin to using a snowboard or surfboard than your typical scooter, asking you to make use of extra of your physique to make tight turns round corners, and making for an attractive experience.