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An Interview with our Company President

Our company President, Frank Minero, is an alumni of USC and was approached by their newest publication, Neon Tommy, for an interview about Living Green. Neon Tommy is a "weekly series" that focuses on green living. Being more eco-friendly is something that has been committed to since its début in 2002.

Published on 10/14/10 Read Article
New For 2010! UrbanScooters Marketplace And Blog

The Marketplace has been completely overhauled, improving upon the already useful search tool for scooters, and anything scooter related. The Marketplace section of displays a network of sites that carry similar products to The price comparison engine is able to take multiple scooters and compare them side-by-side, so you can see the differences right in front of you. The price comparison engine will display all of the most popular brands and styles for you to decide between.

Published on 10/13/10 Read Article
Have You Seen Our Infomercial?

f you get the America One cable broadcast network or Hamptons TV (Suffolk County, NY), you probably saw the infomercial we broadcast in the Spring. The infomercial features some of our best quality Go-Ped Scooters. Go-Ped is's brand of choice, and one of the more popular Go-Ped products is the Go-Ped, ESR750ex electric scooter. The ESR750ex is in a class all by itself. It's perfect for commuters, pleasure riders and electric enthusiasts alike. On top of that, it's clean, quiet and environmentally friendly.

Published on 10/12/10 Read Article
Fisker Karma

It looks as if the future of clean cars has arrived, and Fisker Automotive is leading the way with the newly revealed Karma PHEV. The new Fisker commercial makes public the latest in a line of innovative eco-friendly vehicles and boasts a witty tagline that says it all: "Designed to get you hot, not the planet." The new Karma PHEV uses a novel petrol engine/electric motor combination from Quantum Technologies. Q-Drive is a series hybrid system meaning that the engine is mated with a generator to provide an electrical connection to the motors and also recharge the batteries and as such the electric motors are the only...

Published on 10/06/10 Read Article
Battery in your leg - Electric bikes offer eco-conscious convenience and fun!

Despite all the times we’ve looked out our car windows to see some cyclist cut right past the traffic holding us up and draining our gas tanks, most people still don’t consider bikes a convenient alternative. Perhaps it’s the notion all that pedaling would leave us sweaty and exhausted by the time we reach our destination. But that isn’t the case — at least not for customers of Ecruizers in the Sierra Madre and UrbanScooters of South Pasadena, two local businesses selling street-legal electric scooters and bikes.

Published on 04/23/09 Read Article
Scooters 4 Hooters™ Breast Cancer Charity Ride Receives Go-Ped GSR Sport Scooter Donated by along with motorized scooter manufacturer Go-Ped donate a Go-Ped GSR Sport gas scooter to benefit this Sunday's Scooters4Hooters™ breast cancer charity ride and auction in Orlando, FL. Los Angeles, CA -- April 22, 2009 -- & Patmont Motor Werks (aka Go-Ped®) to participate in the 3rd Annual Scooters 4 Hooters™ charity ride and free music fest in Orlando, FL.

Published on 04/22/09 Read Article
" The Go-Ped ESR750H Hoverboard Electric Scooter Gets Supercharged with Li-Ion Batteries" is making available the all-new, innovative GoPed ESR750H Hoverboard Li-Ion electric scooter. The addition of high-tech Li-Ion battery technology to the standard electric Hoverboard greatly enhances its range and performance characteristics while dropping the scooters total weight.

Published on 12/08/08 Read Article
Go-Ped Go-Quads: Lean, Mean Racing Machines announces the addition of the Go-Ped Super Go-Quad 30, the Go-Ped Super Go-Quad 46 and the Go-Ped Trail Ripper Quad to its expansive inventory of go-carts, electric scooters, gas scooters, electric bikes and more. South Pasadena, CA – December 5th, 2008 -- has added four-wheeled on and off-road Go Karts to their lineup. With three different kart types available, the rider can choose the model that best suits their driving style. The Go-Ped Super Go-Quad 30 is a great beginner Go Kart for smooth surfaces. The Super Go-Quad 46 is a much more powerful and faster version of the Go-Quad 30, and top of the line Trail Ripper Quad with full (C.I.D.L.I.) suspension. Off-road terrain is no match for the Trail Ripper Quad and the racing engine has power to spare as it rockets riders to speeds over 29 mph.

Published on 12/05/08 Read Article
Go-Ped ESR750 Li-Ion Electric Scooters Thrill Commuters and Fun-Seekers Alike announces the addition of the new, state-of-the-art, Go-Ped ESR750 Li-Ion to its line up. South Pasadena, CA – December 3rd, 2008 - announces the addition of the new Go-Ped ESR750EX Li-Ion to its line up. Go-Ped took their ESR750 electric scooter and improved upon the already exceptional design with the addition of Lithium-Ion batteries. These new, lighter batteries give ESR750Li-Ion electric scooters increased agility due to the weight difference and more range from the high output the lithium-ion batteries are capable of.

Published on 12/03/08 Read Article
Crystalyte Phoenix Electric Bike Kits Exceed Quality And Performance Expectations

South Pasadena, CA -- Dec 01, 2008 -- Crystalyte offers three different Phoenix Series electric hub motors, each with their own specialized performance capabilities. These electric hub motors are not only superior quality, but the most powerful motors for electric bikes on the market. In fact, so powerful that a brake upgrade is necessary to sufficiently slow the bike from 30+ mph! The Phoenix Brute has the most bottom end torque, great for hills, rough terrain, and large carrying capacities. The Phoenix Cruiser has middle range torque and a higher top speed than the Brute. The Phoenix Racer has the highest top speed and top end torque.

Published on 12/01/08 Read Article Offers The All New Go-Ped I-Ped Electric Scooter

South Pasadena CA – November 20, 2008 -- is proud to announce the release of the new Go-Ped I-Ped Electric Scooter. With the inclusion of Lithium-Ion batteries and a 1000+ watt motor, I-Peds are the most compact, advanced, and high-quality electric scooters on the market. The Lithium-Ion batteries last 10 times longer than sealed-lead-acid (SLA) batteries, weighs half as much at half the size, and are more powerful than the SLA batteries used on most other scooters. The GoPed I-Ped is ideal for use in the busy urban setting as it is light enough to carry like a briefcase, and virtually silent when in use. The fact that this scooter is electric makes it the number one candidate for commuters that are using public transportation because other scooters are not allowed on trains or busses. The compact design allows the I-Ped to easily fold and stow away under the seats of trains and busses.

Published on 11/20/08 Read Article
Economic Downturn Leads to Increase In Use of Electric Scooters & Bikes

South Pasadena CA – November 12, 2008 – The recent economic downturn has caused a shift in the electric scooter and bike buyer behavior. Electric scooters and bikes, typically purchased for recreational use, are experiencing an upswing in sales for transportation use. Web-based retailer,, has noted a shift in buyer behavior. According to President, Frank Minero, “…a dramatic change. It used to be the majority of customers wanted scooters for recreation or their kids. Now two of every three calls we get are from folks looking for a cheaper way to get to work.”

Published on 11/12/08 Read Article