Best scooters for adults 2019: Commute in style with these rides

Scooters aren’t just for kids anymore. Sure, you probably have great memories of riding one as a child in the park or down the street, having the time of your life. You can now feel free to regain that feeling with a scooter for adults. Scooting is a cheap, fun, and environmentally friendly way to commute or get around, and it’s recently become quite popular in cities that offer scooter rentals (and even cities that don’t). Why rent when you can buy? With large cities struggling to keep up with demand for public transportation, scooting allows you to create your own route at your own pace, so you’ll never have to run after a train as it pulls from the station before schedule ever again.  When picking the scooter perfect for your commute, it’s important to consider several aspects such as weight limit, tire size, and brake location, along with whether it’s electric or not. We considered these and more when creating our list of best scooters for adults.  And whether you choose an electric or manual scooter, one thing you’ll definitely need is a helmet. This Amazon’s Choice Schwinn bike helmet comes in several sizes, is lightweight, and can be ha...

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Every product is independently selected by (obsessive) editors. Things you buy through our links may earn New York a commission. As with so many ’90s things, roller-blading is back. Even Chris Evans does it. Even if the last time you strapped on a pair of roller blades (also known as “inline skates”) was your eighth-grade best friend’s roller-rink birthday party — there are plenty of modern options out there for all experience levels and road conditions. There’s a lot more to picking out a pair of roller blades than requesting your size at the roller-rink rental counter, though. If you’re going to invest in a pair of roller blades, you’ll want to consider the number and size of the wheels, the length of the frame (the part that the wheels are attached to), and the stiffness or cushiness of the boot, which all affect control and maneuverability. We talked to eight roller-blading instructors, retailers, and skating enthusiasts about the best blades for recreational skating, city skating, aggressive skating, and more. Several of our experts recommended roller blades from K2, a 25-year-old inline-skate manufacturer that also makes helmets and pads (don’t forget to get these too!) Pa...