Electric Scooters Australia

Electric Scooters: The Future of Commuting

Are you tired of being stuck in traffic and spending too much money on petrol? Say goodbye to those hassles and embrace the future of transportation with our high-performance electric scooters. At Ride Electric, we focus on providing the best electric scooters in Australia, featuring top brands such as Zero Electric Scooters and Vsett E-scooters.

Why Have One?

They offer a convenient and eco-friendly way to navigate city streets. Whether commuting to work or exploring the town, they are designed for comfort, style, and efficiency. Embrace a greener lifestyle by reducing your carbon footprint, contributing to cleaner air, and enjoying a quieter ride with low noise and emissions.

Choose the Perfect One For You

Selecting the right one can be overwhelming with so many options available. At Ride Electric, we are passionate about them and we are dedicated to helping you make an informed decision. Our extensive range of electric scooters for sale in Australia includes many models, and sizes, to suit different needs and preferences for a comfortable ride.

Leading Brands for Every Rider

Discover the best e-scooters in the world at Ride Electric. Experience the excellence and innovation of Zero e-scooter, which offers stylish and efficient rides for city commuting and off-road rides. Or explore the Vsett range, known for their sleek designs, performance, and environmental friendliness.

Tailor-Made for Your Needs

Finding the perfect escooter requires considering your lifestyle and requirements. Are you looking for comfort and practicality for daily commuting, or do you seek speed and power to beat traffic? Whether you prefer a single-motor for optimized range and battery life or a dual-motor unit for enhanced performance, we have the right fit for you.

Choose Between Single or Dual Motor

You may have heard differing opinions on which is better, but ultimately, the decision is yours. If you want to optimize your range and battery life, you can always use the eco-mode single motor option. It allows you to save battery and ride longer with less effort.

However, if you plan on tackling hills and challenging terrain regularly, a dual-motor with more power might be the better choice.

Besides being practical and environmentally friendly, they also offer various health benefits. Regular use can improve cardiovascular health, increase strength and endurance, and reduce joint pain in the knees and ankles.

Furthermore, riding one can even enhance brain function. So, consider trying one out today and experience the multitude of advantages they offer for both your daily commute and overall well-being.

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Parts Available in Australia

Purchasing an e-scooter is a significant investment, and it's essential to choose wisely to meet your long-term needs. Take the time to carefully consider your options before making a decision.

Factor in the type of terrain you'll be riding on and identify the features that align best with your requirements. By doing so, you can ensure that the scooter you select is a perfect fit for your intended usage and provides value for years to come.

Our commitment to customer convenience means that they can quickly and easily access any necessary parts, ensuring their escooters remain in optimal condition and ready for many enjoyable rides ahead.

When choosing a scooter, consider the brands that offer local parts availability, such as pneumatic tyres, disc brakes rotor, inner tubes, and all the other parts you might need to mantain it, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience and quick shipping, and at Ride Electric, we've got you covered.

Embrace a Greener Lifestyle

Riding them not only saves you time and money but also contributes to a healthier planet. Say goodbye to harmful emissions and join the revolution. Experience the freedom of easy storage, quick mobility, and reduced traffic congestion with our modern models.

Safety First

Safety is our top priority at Ride Electric. Always wear appropriate safety gear, including helmets, knee guards, and gloves, to ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience. We offer a range of safety accessories in our store to keep you protected while you cruise through the city or off-road to safely reach the top speed.

Buy with Confidence

At Ride Electric, we believe in providing the best products and services to our customers. Our helpful buyer's guide and product comparisons ensure that you make the right choice when purchasing yours. Whether you visit our stores in Southport or Burleigh, Gold Coast, Newstead in Brisbane, or buy online, we offer flexible payment options with ZipPay, Humm and Afterpay, as well as FREE SHIPPING for orders over $99.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are electric scooters?

The price of electric scooters can vary widely depending on the brand, model, features, and specifications. Basic entry-level models might start from $499, while more high-end and powerful models can range from $899 to $5,000 or even more. Additionally, factors like battery capacity, range, speed, and build quality can influence the price. It is essential to research and compare different options to find the best electric scooter that fits your needs and budget.

At Ride Electric, we offer a range of options. We strive to provide affordable options that cater to various needs. Additionally, to enhance your purchasing experience, Ride Electric offers free shipping and convenient payment options like Afterpay and Zip Pay allowing you to buy now and pay later.

Are e-scooters legal in Australia?

The legality of e-scooters in Australia varies depending on the state or territory. Laws and regulations regarding the use of them on public roads, footpaths, and other public spaces may differ. Some states have already implemented pilot programs like Victoria or regulations to allow riders sharing the streets, like Queensland, Tasmania, ACT and Western Australia while others may have stricter rules or outright bans like New South Wales.

It is essential to check with the local transport authority or relevant government website in your specific location to get the most up-to-date information on the legality of e-scooters in Australia.

How fast are e-scooters?

The speed of escooters can vary depending on the model and the power of the motor. Typically, escooters can reach speeds between 15 to 25 kilometers per hour and are restricted to follow Australia regulations. However, some high-performance e-scooters designed for off-road use may reach higher speeds of up to 85 kilometers per hour or more. Always ensure to follow the local speed regulations and ride responsibly to maintain safety.

Is e-scooter safe?

The safety of escooters depends on multiple factors, including rider behavior, adherence to traffic rules, the quality of the scooter, and the road conditions. When used responsibly and in accordance with local regulations, e-scooters can be a safe mode of transportation. However, accidents can occur due to reckless riding, not wearing appropriate safety gear, or using e-scooters in areas where they are not permitted.

To enhance safety, always wear a helmet while riding, be mindful of pedestrians and traffic, follow road rules, and regularly inspect your scooter for any signs of wear or damage.

Which is the best e-scooter to buy?

Determining the best e-scooter depends on individual preferences and needs. Factors to consider include the range, speed, weight capacity, build quality, portability, and price. Popular electric scooter brands like Zero and Vsett offer a variety of models with different features and price points.

Assessing your budget and how you plan to use the scooter will help you make an informed decision.

Why is my e-scooter not charging?

Several reasons can cause an electric scooter not to charge properly. Here are some common troubleshooting steps to consider:

a. Check the power source: Ensure that the charging outlet is functioning correctly and providing power.

b. Charging port and cable: Inspect the charging port on the scooter for any damage or debris. Also, check the charging cable for any frayed wires or damage.

c. Battery issues: If the battery is old or damaged, it may not hold a charge. In such cases, it might be necessary to replace the battery.

d. Faulty charger: The charger itself may be defective. Try using a different charger to see if that resolves the issue, but make sure to use the right charger for your e-scooter model.

e. Electrical issues: Sometimes, internal electrical problems within the scooter can prevent it from charging. In such cases, it is best to contact the manufacturer or a professional technician for repair.

Check our battery health guide for more tips.

Where can I get my electric scooter fixed or serviced?

There are numerous local services available for repairing electric scooters. At Ride Electric, our Gold Coast and Brisbane Workshops are staffed with exceptional scooter mechanics who ensure your escooter is always in excellent and safe riding condition. If you are located on the Gold Coast, Brisbane or nearby, our team will be delighted to assist you.

How long do electric scooter tires last?

The lifespan of electric scooter tyres can vary based on factors such as the quality of the tyres, the terrain on which the scooter is ridden, the weight of the rider, and the frequency of use. On average, electric scooter tyres can last anywhere from 1,000 to 3,000 kilometers or more before they need replacement.

Regularly inspect your scooter's tyres for signs of wear, such as bald spots, cracking, or punctures. If you notice any significant damage or reduced traction, it's time to replace the tyres to ensure optimal safety and performance.

Can I leave my electric scooter charging overnight?

Leaving an electric scooter charging overnight is generally safe if you are using the charger provided by the manufacturer and the scooter has appropriate safety mechanisms. Most modern electric scooters have built-in safeguards, such as overcharge protection, to prevent damage to the battery during prolonged charging.

However, it is essential to read the manufacturer's guidelines and instructions provided with your electric scooter to ensure safe charging practices. If you have any doubts or concerns, you can charge the scooter during the day or when you can monitor the charging process.

Can you use an electric scooter in the rain?

Using an electric scooter in the rain is generally not recommended. Most escooters are not designed to handle wet conditions, and exposing them to water can lead to damage and safety hazards. Water can seep into electrical components, including the battery and motor, potentially causing malfunctions or short circuits.

If you must ride in wet conditions, take extra precautions and be aware that the scooter's braking distance and traction may be significantly reduced. Always check the manufacturer's guidelines for the specific model to see if it has any water resistance or IP rating, but even then, it is best to avoid heavy rain and puddles to extend the lifespan of your electric scooter.