The Micro Ramp kids stunt scooter for ages 5-12 is a fantastic first stunt scooter. Swiss designed and engineered to make it easy for children to learn jumps, hops and tricks easily and quickly. The Micro Ramp stunt scooter is best for children who want to try occasional tricks or trips to the skate park. The Micro Ramp scooter does not fold it has a fixed height handlebar which maintains it strength and rigidity when used for hops, jumps or tricks. The scooter can also be used as an everyday scooter to get from A-B. With free delivery, a 28 day no quibble returns policy and replaceable parts the Micro Ramp is a solid and robust starter kids stunt scooter.
Q. How do I know if my child needs a freestyle scooter or a kick scooter?
A: The answer to this question is with another question. Does your child want to try stunts and tricks at the skatepark? If the answer is yes they need a freestyle scooter. This is because kids kick scooters (that fold) are not designed to take the impact of stunts. Our range of freestyle scooters are Swiss engineered not only take the impact of tricks at the skate park but make it a better ride experience too. Our freestyle range of stunt scooters all have fixed handle bars and aluminium enforced decks (which mean they do not fold) to be able to absorb the impact of tricks and stunts. These scooters tend to be a bit more robust and intentionally made with less components.
Q. Is the beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter right for my child?
A: The beginner Micro Ramp Scooter is developed in conjunction with pro stunt riders for entry level young children wanting to start their stunt career. The lightweight frame is designed for children who want to do occasional tricks and stunts at the skatepark. What's more, this scooter is highly versatile, so when they're not on the skate park your child can scoot to school and back.
Q. Is the Ramp freestyle scooter or mX Trixx scooter better for my child?
A: The Ramp scooter is designed for kids attempting their first stunts and tricks at the skatepark and an ideal ride to get from A to B. It is lightweight and easy for kids to handle and control. Whereas the mX Trixx scooter is engineered for beginner/competent kids who spend majority of the time at the skatepark perfecting their tricks and launching their skate career. Hence the mX Trixx is heavier more durable, and robustly reinforced for daily tricks.
Q. What age is the Beginner Ramp Scooter best for?
A: The Ramp Scooter is a first step beginner stunt scooter for kids aged 5-12 years. It is lightweight and robust and an ideal first freestyle scooter kids to try an occasional trick/stunt on. Riders between 141-170cm height.
Q. Why does the box state age range 12+ but the website says this scooter is suitable for 5+?
A: All of our stunt scooters are toy tested to EN71 making them suitable for children from the age of 5 years. In addition we also test them to a recognised sports standard, making them suitable for older professional teenage and adult riders at the skate park. It is this certification you will see on the box when your scooter arrives to give you extra peace of mind.
Q. Is the height of the handlebars adjustable?
A: No, the handlebar height cannot be adjusted; the beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter one piece steel bar measures 81.5cm from the ground.
Q. Can the beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter be folded?
A: No, the beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter be folded. It has a non foldable non adjustable frame in order to maintain integrity and absorb impact of tricks and stunts. However, its compact size and lightweight frame allow for stress free storage and transportation.
Q. What is the benefit of metal core wheels?
A: Designed in conjunction with stunt scooter professionals this beginner freestyle scooter has metal core wheels for extra strength and longevity. The 110mm metal core wheels are able to take the impact of stunts and are built to last unlike plastic core wheels.
Q. Does the Ramp Freestyle Scooter have 360 degrees range of steering motion?
A: Yes, all of our freestyle range turn/spin 360 degrees range of motion enabling tricks and stunts to be attempted and perfected. Plus a 360 degree range of motion guarantees easy steering and control for young kids to tweens.
Q. How safe is the beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter?
A: Each of our superbly built scooters is repeatedly tested to meet European safety standards. Thoughtfully crafted from the best possible parts, not only are our scooters safe but they continue to glide along for several years. With a highly responsive brake and robust handle grips, a Micro Scooter is the safest pair of wheels.
Q. Will I need any replacement parts for my beginner Micro Ramp Stunt Scooter?
A: At Micro Scooters we promise quality and longevity, so it is unlikely that you will experience any problems. However, we do stock replacements for every part of your scooter on our website. If you have any questions about making a repair or choosing the correct part our professional, friendly customer service team are here to give advice and guidance
For the Scooters
1. Always check over your micro® scooters prior to riding, and make certain that all clamps, folding handles, bolls and screws are tightened proper, also check the wheels for wear and tightness and make sure that the steering column is securely held in the proper position.
2. Always wear a helmet, wrist-pads, elbow-pads, knee-pads and shoes with rubber soles when riding the micro® scooters.
3. Avoid riding downhill, as the integrated break does not offer reliable protection on slopes. The brake is not designed for downhill rides!
4. The folding mechanism should only be operated by an adult.
5. The brake fender does get hot – do not touch after braking. Avoid braking for long stretches.
6. Do not exceed the maximum speed of 10km/h (6,2 MPH)
7. Avoid roads, paths or other areas used by cars.
8. Always follow the traffic rules and guidelines in your area.
9. Never ride with more than one person on a micro® scooters.
10. Never ride a micro® scooters at dusk or night.
11. Do not use your micro® scooters on wet, oily, sandy, icy, rough or uneven surfaces.
12. Do not stunt ride – know your abilities and limits and always ride with control.
13. Do not apply any alterations to your micro® scooters which would affect your safety.
14. Carrying capacity 100kg (220lbs).
15. Frequent change of wheels can cause the Loctite to become ineffective and must be reapplied.
16. Self-locking nuts and other self-locking fixings may lose their effectiveness when opened and tightened a couple of times.
To avoid it please change these parts after open and tighten it twice.
Like cycling, skateboarding and in-line skating, riding a micro® scooters can be dangerous even under the best of circumstances. Serious injury or even death is possible. Always wear an approved helmet when riding your micro® scooters. Keep the chinstrap securely buckled. Failure to wear an approved helmet may result in serious injury or death. Wet weather impairs traction, braking and visibility. The risk of accidents and injury is dramatically increased in wet conditions.
Riding at dusk, after dark, or at times of poor visibility is dangerous and can result injury or death. Please keep your fingers out of the folding mechanism while folding or unfolding your micro® scooters.
Children should only use the micro® scooters only under adult supervision. The folding mechanism should only be used by an adult.
The note indicating self-locking nuts and other self-locking fixing may lose their effectiveness was missing from the instruction manual.