The Taur electric scooter prioritizes safety with giant tires and a forward riding position

One of the biggest reasons I tend to gravitate towards my ebikes rather than electric scooters is safety: I feel much more comfortable with big ol’ wheels than with the tiny wheels on most electric scooters on pothole-strewn city streets. Now a scooter startup called Taur, which launched its first product on Kickstarter this week,  thinks it can make a safer, more stable scooter ride, in a package that otherwise looks pretty sleek too. The Taur scooter’s pneumatic balloon tires are 12.5-inches wide, which is far larger than the 8-ish inch tires you’ll typically see on scooters. Moreover, they’re actually… This story continues at The Next Web

The Taur electric scooter prioritizes safety with giant tires and a forward riding position

One of the biggest reasons I tend to gravitate towards my ebikes rather than electric scooters is safety: I feel much more comfortable with big ol’ wheels than with the tiny wheels on most electric scooters on pothole-strewn city streets. Now a scooter startup called Taur, which launched its first product on Kickstarter this week,  thinks it can make a safer, more stable scooter ride, in a package that otherwise looks pretty sleek too. The Taur scooter’s pneumatic balloon tires are 12.5-inches wide, which is far larger than the 8-ish inch tires you’ll typically see on scooters. Moreover, they’re actually…

This story continues at The Next Web