The Transylvania Times -

Scoter Craze Beats The Gas Pump Blues


Tim Myers, Peggy Hanson, Lin Kolb, Ken Kolb, Dianne Gudger and Vicki Jones are all proud owners of scooters. (Times photos by Michael Rogers)

Written For The Times By Peggy Hanson

Scooters are popping up all around Brevard, and there are good reasons for this trend. With gas prices hovering around $4.00 per gallon, scooter owners appreciate getting up to 100 miles to the gallon. In addition, scooter riders have found an activity that provides fun and enjoyment, while at the same time helping the environment.

What distinguishes a scooter from a motorcycle? Scooters have a pass-through space for the legs, so that the rider doesn't straddle the cycle. Many scooters have a flat platform for the feet to rest on, and an under-the-seat...

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