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Rocky Romero

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  1. Like this so far. Where does it connect on the MiniPro? Have a pic? ➰
  2. Same here. However, the Loomo may be intended to be sold as a complete package, for some reason. So far, for me, the Loomo does not offer a compelling reason to buy it. ➰
  3. I didn’t really know this. Of course, riding on the beach is slow and difficult. I didn’t think it would be corrosive to the MinPro ➰
  4. Yes, I’m considering the Segway Z10. Maybe. One day. Until then no brute force is needed with the MiniPro. It just works and runs. Plug and Play. Not much protective gear needed, other than a helmet. Works for slow city sidewalks and bike paths. ➰
  5. I wonder if you could resolve the puncture by using a sealer and not have to dismantle the tire? Others recommend this. ➰
  6. It’s possible that the public will discover scooters and then venture to the Segway family of transporters. Segway wins. People discover. Some generate revenue. Here’s an article reviewing the scooter experience. https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2018/07/31/test-drive-limes-electric-scooters-are-fun-and-easy-but-are-they-practical-for-chicago-commutes?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Recommends 7.31.18&utm_term=Reader Recommends ➰
  7. I just finished adding air to one of the MiniPro tires. I just noticed the lower battery range that I was getting and corrected this. I did have a motor go out on a different MiniPro that may have been a combination of stretching it’s capacity. I had been riding with an extra 20 Lb vested weight. Additionally, it was a rainy day when it groaned to a loud noise and stopped. Yes, I flipped backwards to the ground also. Now, I have an unexpected backup MiniPro for parts. I do use the extra battery for longer distances and the speed is good enough for my travels: business, social or fun. The bikes seem old fashioned now, and I have no interest in their limitations and bulkiness. The Loomo Robot piques my interest as it may become more programmable and flexible with transport capabilities. Combining it with better drones, than what I have, may provide enhanced video recordings. We’ll see what the future transport devices appear that match my changing lifestyle. ➰
  8. My wife and I ride the MiniPros continuously in a downtown Chicago area and Lakefront. In the past year, they are reliable, plug and play transporters. More so than our bikes, e-bikes and roller blades. I did see a couple of scooters on the bike trail today. With the MiniPro, there is no interest in a scooter to get around. Already, we’ve eliminated the use of cabs or Uber, dramatically reduced local public buses & train usage, and complement long distance driving or train riding with the MiniPros. I’ll watch and notice how all this transporter evolution shifts the way people get around. ➰ ➰
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