Ultra Pro

Ask ScooterDad: Hi scooterdad what should I get for my 8 year old the ultra pro or the ultra pro lo I want the scooter to last

Submitter's Name: 
Tristan Gallagher
Answer: 

The only difference between the Ultra Pro and the Ultra Pro Lo is the height of the bars. At 8 years old, the Lo is probably closer to the right height. By the time he's ready for taller bars, he'll probably want a new scooter or replacement bars.

When Should You Upgrade to a Pro Scooter?

When Should You Upgrade to a Pro Scooter?

It can be difficult to decide when to make an investment in your kid's freestyle scooter. The Razor Ultra Pro is the best all-around complete scooter for beginners.

When your kid is first beginning to scooter, he will probably start out on a Razor A1, A2, A3, B model, Pro model, or similar folding aluminum scooter with adjustable handlebars. These work decently for younger riders when they are first starting out, but once your scooter kid is good enough to tailwhip or if he weighs more than about 60 pounds, then it's time to start considering purchasing a better quality scooter. That's a general guideline, but I'll go into more detail as to why you should upgrade your kid's scooter.

Level Up

There is no actual designation for different levels of scooters, but for the sake of this article, I'd like to explain the delineations I see in scooters. These are by no means industry standard divisions. These are just how I envision the various types and levels of scooters on the market today.

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