Renting a Chicken scooter will not be your solely choice for for much longer.
A number of the Chicken One’s options embrace prolonged battery life and safety, a 30-mile journey vary on one cost and higher sturdiness, the corporate says. You may additionally get $100 in trip credit to make use of with the shared fleet and the flexibility to trace your scooter with the app, in addition to antitheft capabilities by the Chicken Hunter Community.
“Given the thrill and demand for our subsequent era e-scooter, we’re additionally making a restricted provide of Chicken Ones accessible to personal,” Travis VanderZanden, founder and CEO of Chicken, stated in a launch. “Now, whether or not you need to share, lease, or personal, Chicken supplies an choice for everybody.”
You do not have to purchase the Chicken One to trip it, although. The corporate’s newest scooter will even be part of Chicken’s fleet this summer season. Chicken One will probably be accessible to riders in markets the place the corporate provides shared e-scooters. The preliminary rollout is beginning in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, in keeping with a Chicken spokesperson.
If a giant buy is not for you, Chicken e-scooters additionally provide. The plan is $25 for a monthlong rental. The corporate will drop off a scooter wherever you’re; then, you trip it as a lot as you want and when it is due again Chicken will choose it up.
Earlier than you spend money on an e-scooter, it is essential to take security under consideration. A latest research from the CDC discovered that, so sporting a helmet is a good suggestion. After all, that will not stop . And riders have additionally reported failed throttles and brakes on e-scooters, in addition to .
Initially printed Might 8, 8:22 a.m. PT.
Updates, 8:44 a.m.:Â Provides extra background on e-scooters; 11:46 a.m.:Â Contains remark from Chicken.