Living in a retirement community, the Currie Ezip 1000 solved one our biggest problems. We live quite close to many of the community’s destinations, but not so close that we could walk to reach them. Many of our neighbors have golf carts, but the many features of the Ezip 1000 made it a better choice for us.
A golf cart just wasn’t practical for us, because we have no place to put it. Also, we don’t play golf. We didn’t know that an electric scooter could be a solution, until one of our neighbors rode by us on one.
She was going at a pretty good clip, so we couldn’t stop her and ask her some questions about it. We did have her phone number, so we decided to give her a call.
She explained that her model was made by Currie Technologies, a company with a good reputation for environmentally friendly products. They have a large product line of electric scooters that mostly target older kids and adults.
The Currie Ezip 1000 is their “top of the line” model, and is very popular with adults. It has a rider weight capacity of 260 lbs, which luckily is perfect for my wife and myself.
She went on to explain that it did a great job of going up the hills in our community. This is due to it’s powerful 1000 watt motor, and relatively light weight of 85 lbs.
This model has a top speed of 15 mph, which is actually the speed limit in many areas of our community.
Currie Technologies is noted for their “cutting edge” battery technology. This particular unit has Three, 12 volt batteries in it’s battery pack. This allows for approximately 40 minutes of continuous riding time, which suited our needs perfectly!
We are limited on space, so the folding handle bars are a real plus. It is also fun to drive, with a twist grip throttle and front and rear disc brakes.
Thanks to the Currie Ezip 1000, we don’t have to drive our car for our many short trips, and we can have fun, too!