There are two kind of mobility scooters, the ones you use for every distance you would normally travel by foot or bicycle and the ones you take with you when walking frame tray you go somewhere by car and need to be mobile at your destination. The last ones are called collapsable mobility scooters and they are a wonderful addition to the one you can use everyday.
Such a motorbike is really a godsend if you have problems with your mobility. When simple things, like going to the local mall or taking a small walk in your own neighborhood, have become difficult you might get the impression you are imprisoned in your own home. With a mobility motorbike there is no reason to stay at home any more, it can give you back your freedom to go where you want. It is also an excellent option for an elderly couple when one of them is more mobile then the other. To keep an active life together a mobility motorbike is a great option.
But a normal mobility motorbike also has a downside. When you want to go a bit further in that case your own neighborhood, for instance by car, then you also would like to be mobile when you arrive at your destination. You are very much accustomed to being independent that stuttering around or being pushed inside a wheelchair has become your worst nightmare. You would like to bring your mobility motorbike with you in the car, or otherwise you stay at home. A normal mobility motorbike will not fit in a normal car, so for this purpose there are collapsable mobility scooters available. This way you can stay independent and stay mobile anywhere you like. Collapsable mobility scooters are easy to operate, they are safe preventing you from getting remoted.
Collapsable mobility scooters are perfect for outdoor and indoor use
Normal mobility scooters are often to big to use on the floor coverings, but because the collapsable mobility scooters are made to fit in a small storage space they are smaller and this means they are also a good substitute for use on the floor coverings to “walk” between rooms because this type is much much easier to walk around indoor corners. It is folds in to a very handy package and it does not take up much storage space if you live in a small space.
For outdoor use collapsable mobility scooters are perfect to take with you in a car, they are very easy to retract away in the trunk.
Collapsable mobility scooters are not practical for rugged ground.
All the advantages collapsable mobility scooters have: lightweight, small, collapsable, become disadvantages when you need to drive it on rugged ground or go for long ranges. This means you need to think carefully about the way you think you are going to use your mobility motorbike and make a proper choice accordingly. More substantial model cannot be already folded but will have more power, larger batteries and is able to withstand rugged ground and weather. They are also faster, larger and heavier so it might take you more time to get adjusted to it and you might need some more time to practice.
Great tip There are really cheap 3 wheel travel scooters available these are not sold under the term collapsable scooters but they are in fact easy to assemble and they’re going to fit in a car. If you do some research it might be an option to buy both a heavy duty mobility motorbike and buy one of the small cheap collapsable mobility scooters at the same time. This will give you the freedom of both realms.