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  • How To Stop Sidewalk Clutter From Dockless Scooter and Bike Share Programs

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    If you live in Santa Monica or the Bay Area, you’ve probably seen the streets littered with electric scooters and bikes from sharing programs.  Because they’re so easy to toss to the side without consequence, they’re appearing all over lawns, in front of stores, and hanging on fences. Although their convenience is appealing, Bird Scooters, Limebike, and others of the sort are cluttering city streets and making it difficult for pedestrians to navigate. Electric Scooters Abundant in San Francisco This dockless bike trend actually got its start in China where they had a short-lived popularity in major cities.  However, these...

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  • How We Use Our URB-Es

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    Here at URB-E, we know how fun it is to take our vehicles out just for joy rides around town. There’s a thrill that comes with riding at top-speed with the wind blowing through our hair. That being said, there’s a lot more to do with this electric transportation device than taking it for a spin around town.  Here’s how we, members of the team, use our URB-Es. Commute to Work Our work commute has to be number one when it comes to ways we use our URB-Es.  Some of us live in Pasadena or nearby USC, so riding the...

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  • URB-E: The Electric Scooter for Adults

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    “Electric scooter for adults” may come across as an oxymoron, being that we typically picture these vehicles as toys appropriate for small children.  It is true that toys are meant for children, although URB-E presents adults with a fun, convenient, and efficient alternative of their own. Not only is riding an URB-E an experience that rivals the wind-in-your-hair thrill of the childhood scooter, but its speed, safety, and portability make it the ultimate commuting device. Speed With an 18 mph top speed on the Pro models, and a 14 mph top speed on the Sport series, URB-E is a quick...

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  • We Are Solving Clutter and Making Mobility Convenient

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    The world is becoming very well-aware of traffic issues. There are hundreds of different aspects that come with transport. There is an environmental effect which is leading to pollution, then there is an issue with traffic congestion, and also, the world is becoming fast-paced. Although traffic is supposedly a solution for people who want to reach destinations quicker, heavy traffic is making things worse. The folding electric bicycle offered by URB-E is an actual solution to such issues. How is that? Keep reading to find out. Compact size The URB-E folding electric bicycle is a small sized scooter that offers...

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  • We Are Solving Clutter and Making Mobility Convenient

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    The world is becoming very well-aware of traffic issues. There are hundreds of different aspects that come with transport. There is an environmental effect which is leading to pollution, then there is an issue with traffic congestion, and also, the world is becoming fast-paced. Although traffic is supposedly a solution for people who want to reach destinations quicker, heavy traffic is making things worse. The folding electric bicycle offered by URB-E is an actual solution to such issues. How is that? Keep reading to find out. Compact size The URB-E folding electric bicycle is a small sized scooter that offers...

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  • URB-E at W Austin SXSW 2018

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    For a 3rd year in a row, URB-E partnered with The W Hotel in Austin, Texas, to provide daily rentals and test rides for their guests, residents, and visitors to Austin for SXSW! Check out footage from The W: SXSW also had their own fleet of URB-Es - stay tuned, in the coming week's we'll be posting testimonials from the SXSW team showcasing how URB-E helped them excel during this massive 10 day event. Stay tuned for more! What is SXSW? South By Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW...

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  • Elizabeth - SXSW Team Member

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Elizabeth is a part of the SXSW Team that had their own fleet of URB-Es to commute around SXSW. Learn how Elizabeth's SXSW experience has been forever changed by URB-E, one of four featured from SXSW we'll be showcasing in the coming weeks!

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  • John the Barber Testimonial

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    URB-E Owner Stories: John the Barber Learn how the URB-E has changed John's life commuting to and from work.

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  • Rent URB-E for Coachella and Palm Springs

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    Heading to the desert for Coachella?

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  • dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena Joins URB-E Hotel Program

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    We are very excited to announce our partnership with dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena! dusitD2 Hotel Constance is A lifestyle boutique hotel, located on historic Route 66 and world-renowned Tournament of Roses Parade route in the heart of Pasadena’s business and theater district, within walking distance of shopping, dining, cultural and entertainment options. The URB-E Hotel Program provided dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena with a fleet of URB-E Pro's with customized dusitD2 colors, baskets, cellphone holders, and own docking stations. The URB-E has a range of 20 miles on a single charge and is classified as a bicycle, so guests can ride everywhere a...

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  • Why is the Kickstand on the Right Side?

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Hey everyone! So we had a lot of people ask us why we have the kickstand on the left side. Story time! There is a high cost involved when designing a purpose built kickstand and we decided to use an existing kickstand to keep the cost of the URB-E as low as we can. When we set out to find a manufacturer to make a kickstand, we searched for the best kickstand at a local bike shop. We eventually found one that was well built and performed well. We set out to find the manufacturer of the kickstand, but we...

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  • URB-E is the best electric scooter money can buy

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    Electric transport has been recently taking over the roads. With the concept gaining popularity, you have a wide variety of options to choose from. It can get overwhelming with so many possibilities available. For this reason, we bring you some electric scooter reviews that will help you realize why the URB-E electric scooters are better than electric bikes or skateboards. Portability URB-E scooters are the best option for you if you wish to travel easily. As per electric scooter reviews, it is proven that this kind of technology has unmatched competition in the market. People love it for its folding option....

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