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New for 2024 — the latest accessories for your Veleco mobility scooter

Whether you’re a seasoned Veleco rider or just starting out, having the right accessories can significantly enhance your scooter experience. They can improve comfort, safety, functionality, and even personalise your ride.

For 2024, Veleco introduces a fantastic range of new accessories designed to elevate your mobility scooter adventures to a whole new level.

Mobility scooter accessories – category breakdown

Veleco’s 2024 accessory collection offers a variety of options to cater to your specific needs. Here’s a breakdown of the main categories:

  • Comfort & Convenience: Enhance your riding comfort and make everyday errands a breeze.
  • Safety & Security: Invest in peace of mind with these accessories that prioritise your safety.
  • Weather Protection: Gear up for any weather condition and keep yourself comfortable on the go.
  • Storage & Carrying: Expand your carrying capacity and ensure your belongings are secure during your rides.

What accessories are available at velobike.co.uk?

Let’s delve into the accessories for mobility scooters for 2024:

Comfort & Convenience

  • High-back captain seat: Upgrade your comfort with a high-back captain seat that provides superior support and reduces fatigue on extended rides.
  • Waterproof phone holder: Keep your phone within easy reach and view for navigation, calls, or music with this secure and adjustable phone holder.
  • Solid tyres: Upgrade your mobility scooter with puncture-proof Veleco original solid tyres. Available for every mobility scooter model, except Veleco ZT16.

Safety & Security

  • Mobility scooter caution board: Enhance your visibility on the road with a new reflective warning triangle. Available for the Veleco trio: SHARPY, LOOPER and JUMPY.
  • Mobility scooter seat belt: Feel confident on every road you hit! Upgrade your mobility scooter with a seat belt for extra security.

Weather Protection

  • Mobility scooter canopy with roof and windshield: Shield yourself from wind, rain, and road debris with a high-quality canopy for mobility scooter.
  • Sunshade canopy: Protect yourself from intense sunlight on the move. The sunshade canopy fits Veleco SHARPY, LOOPER and JUMPY models.
  • Display cover: Don’t let the drizzle ruin your plans! Give your scooter additional rain protection with this waterproof display cover that gives you a clear panel visibility.
  • Universal mobility scooter rain cover: Protect your Veleco from dust, rain, and sun damage with a durable and waterproof universal scooter cover.

Storage & Carrying

  • Rear basket: Expand your carrying capacity with a durable metal rear basket that easily attaches to the back of your scooter’s seat. Features a secure latch for the safety of your belongings.
  • Expandable backrest bag: Utilise the space behind your seat with a convenient backrest bag for walking crutches, an oxygen tank, umbrellas, and groceries.
  • Side armrest bag for mobility scooter: Small bag to have your essentials handy.

Table 1: Summary of new 2024 Veleco mobility scooter accessories

Category Product Description
Comfort & Convenience Captain seat High-back protection for superior comfort
Universal phone holder Secure and adjustable phone holder for navigation
Solid tyres Puncture-proof and maintenance-free tyres
Safety & Security Caution board Enhance visibility on the road
Seat belt Extra security on every terrain
Weather Protection Canopy with roof and windshield Wind, rain, and road debris protection
Sunshade canopy Intense sunlight protection
Display cover Additional rain protection, clear panel visibility
Rain cover Durable and waterproof mobility scooter cover, rain and dust protection
Storage & Carrying Rear basket Metal basket for groceries
Backrest bag Expandable bag for walking crutches, an oxygen tank etc.
Side armrest bag Easy to zip up, to have your belongings always handy

Benefits of using accessories with your Veleco mobility scooter

Investing in the right accessories for your mobility scooter offers a multitude of benefits such as:

  • Enhanced Comfort. High-back captain seats, phone holders, and solid tyres contribute to a more comfortable and enjoyable ride.
  • Increased safety. Improved lighting – caution boards, and seat belts prioritise your safety while riding on the road.
  • Improved functionality. Metal baskets, storage bags, and phone holders make carrying essential items and navigating a breeze.
  • Weather protection. Windshields and mobility scooter or display covers shield you and your vehicle from the elements, allowing you to ride comfortably in various weather conditions.

Ultimately, accessories empower you to customise your Veleco scooter experience and tailor it to your specific needs and preferences.

Veleco’s exciting range of 2024 accessories provides a fantastic way to elevate your mobility scooter experience. Whether you prioritise comfort, safety, or functionality, there’s an accessory to suit your needs.

Visit our online shop or browse the official Veleco store to explore the complete collection and transform your daily rides with these innovative and practical additions.

Upgrade your Veleco scooter today and experience the freedom and convenience of a truly personalised ride!

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The ultimate guide to Velobike mobility scooters — check out the current range

Velobike is a company dedicated to improving lives by providing high-quality, Veleco mobility scooters. Our user-friendly and reliable scooters offer a convenient, eco-friendly, and affordable way to get around. This comprehensive guide will delve into everything you need to know about Velobike mobility scooters, including our current range of Veleco models.

Understanding Velobike mobility scooters

Velobike offers two main types of mobility scooters:

  • Class 2 mobility scooters – These scooters have a maximum speed of 4 mph and a maximum power output of 650 watts. They are considered to be pedestrians and can be used on pavements and in pedestrian areas.
  • Class 3 mobility scooters – These scooters have a maximum speed of 8 mph and a maximum power output of 1 kW. They can be used on roads (when registered with DVLA) and pavements as well, but they cannot be used on motorways.

What to consider when buying a mobility scooter?

When considering a Veleco mobility scooter, it’s crucial to understand their specifications to ensure you choose the one that best suits your needs. Here are some key factors to consider:

  • Battery range – This determines the distance you can travel on a single charge. Velobike mobility scooters offer a range of battery options, typically lasting up to 40 miles on a single charge.
  • Weight capacity – Ensure the scooter can accommodate your weight comfortably. Velobike scooters have varying weight capacities, so check the specifications before making a purchase.
  • Top speed – Consider how fast you need the scooter to travel. Velobike scooters have different speed limitations, catering to various needs and following UK regulations.
  • Special features – Veleco equips their scooters with various features to enhance your riding experience. These might include a phone holder, headlights for nighttime visibility, an adjustable seat, and a basket for carrying groceries or belongings. All of these are available at Velobike.

Benefits of choosing Velobike mobility scooters

  • Convenience and ease of use. Velobike mobility scooters manufactured at Veleco are incredibly easy to operate, requiring minimal effort. They are perfect for individuals who struggle with walking long distances or have difficulty using public transportation.
  • Eco-friendly transportation. Electric mobility scooters are a sustainable and environmentally friendly mode of transport. They produce zero emissions, helping to reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Cost-effective. Compared to owning and maintaining a car, Velobike mobility scooters offer a more economical way to travel. They require minimal maintenance and have lower running costs due to their electric motors.
  • Fun and enjoyable riding experience. Velobike mobility scooters provide a fun and liberating way to get around. They offer a sense of independence and allow you to explore your surroundings at your own pace.

Exploring the current Velobike range

Velobike boasts a diverse range of mobility scooters catering to various needs and preferences. Here’s a closer look at some of our most popular models.

4 wheeled mobility scooter FASTER – Veleco bestseller

Veleco 4-wheeler FASTER is perfect for quick commutes or leisure rides. It folds easily for storage and transportation, and its sleek design makes it a head-turner. See for yourself on YouTube!

  • Motor: 1000W
  • Range: up to 40 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with roof, a captain seat, and solid tyres.
  • Lithium-ion battery as an option.
  • Colours: red, gray, black, blue

 

Veleco ZT15 – trike with shopping basket

Powerful three-wheeled mobility scooter Veleco ZT15 is ideal for longer journeys. It features a comfortable seat, a basket, and excellent maneuverability.

  • Motor: 900W
  • Range: up to 40 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: red, blue, white

 

Compact class 2 mobility scooter Veleco ZT16

This three-wheeled class 2 mobility scooter offers a comfortable ride and use with its removable seat. It can be folded with ease.

  • Motor: 750W
  • Range: up to 19 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 19 st
  • Top speed: 4-8 mph
  • Colours: silver, red, black

 

Veleco ZT63 retro-style mobility scooter

This classy 3-wheeled disability scooter provides exceptional stability and is ideal for individuals who require extra support. It features a comfortable seat, adjustable handlebars, and a lockable storage compartment for carrying your belongings. Available with solid tyres as an option.

  • Motor: 650W
  • Range: up to 37 mi
  • Max user weight: 31 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Colours: red, black, white

 

CRISTAL – elegant and stylish mobility scooter with 3 wheels

Veleco CRISTAL three-wheeled scooter is perfect for riding crowded areas or running errands. With its user-friendly controls and comfortable design, it’s ideal for those seeking a comfortable and convenient ride.

  • Motor: 1000W
  • Range: up to 37 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: silver, black, white

 

LOOPER with high-back captain seat

This high-performance stand-up scooter is designed for speed and agility. LOOPER features a powerful motor, wide pneumatic tyres for a smooth ride, and comfortable swivel captain seat.

  • Motor: 600W
  • Range: up to 28 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 28 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: red, black, blue, white

 

JUMPY – mobility scooter for heavy people

JUMPY mobility scooter is perfect for those who value portability. It’s easy to maneuver and store, making it a great choice for urban commutes or leisure strolls. Perfect mobility scooter for heavy people.

  • Motor: 450W
  • Range: up to 24.9 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25.2 st
  • Top speed: 6.2 mph
  • Available with solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: red, black, blue, white

 

SHARPY – disability scooter with speed knob

This robust and feature-packed four-wheeled scooter for elderly offers exceptional stability and comfort. It boasts a deluxe seat with armrests, and a full lighting system for nighttime visibility.

  • Motor: 750W
  • Range: up to 31 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 31 st
  • Top speed: 9 mph
  • Available with solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: red, black, blue, white

 

Heavy-duty mobility scooter Veleco GRAVIS

This heavy-duty and stylish stand-up mobility scooter GRAVIS is perfect for cruising around town. It features an ergonomic design for comfortable riding and comes in various vibrant colours to suit your personality.

  • Motor: 1000W
  • Range: up to 40 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with roof, solid tyres and captain seat as an option.
  • Colours: red, gray, black, blue

 

DRACO – powerful electric trike for elderly

This powerful and feature-rich four-wheeled scooter is designed for maximum comfort and performance. DRACO boasts a reclining seat, adjustable armrests, a full LED lighting system, and a built-in basket for added convenience.

  • Motor: 800W
  • Range: up to 31 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with roof, captain seat and solid tyres as an option.
  • Colours: red, gray, black, blue

 

TURRIS three wheeled mobility scooter with LED lights

This maneuverable three-wheeled mobility scooter is perfect for riding busy sidewalks and tight spaces. TURRIS features a comfortable seat with a shopping basket.

  • Motor: 800W
  • Range: up to 31 mi on a single charge
  • Max user weight: 25 st
  • Top speed: 8 mph
  • Available with solid tyres, captain seat and a roof.
  • Colours: red, gray, black, blue

 

Using Velobike mobility scooters responsibly

Safety is paramount when using any electric mobility scooter. Here are some essential safety guidelines to follow when riding:

  • Obey traffic laws. Treat the mobility scooter like a bicycle and follow all traffic rules and regulations, including stop signs, traffic lights, and one-way streets.
  • Ride at a safe speed. Adjust your speed according to your confidence behind the wheel, road conditions, weather, and traffic. Avoid speeding, especially on uneven terrain or in crowded areas.
  • Stay aware of your surroundings. Be mindful of pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists. Use your horn to signal your presence if necessary.
  • Use proper signals. Always indicate turns and stops well in advance to ensure other road users are aware of your intentions.
  • Be mindful of weather conditions. Avoid riding in heavy rain, snow, or strong winds, as these can affect your visibility and control of the scooter.
  • Maintain your scooter regularly. Regularly check your tyre pressure, brakes, lights, and other components to ensure they are in proper working order.
  • Park responsibly. Park your mobility scooter in designated areas and avoid blocking pedestrian walkways or driveways. When parking, ensure it doesn’t obstruct the flow of traffic.
  • Follow local regulations. Different localities might have specific regulations regarding mobility scooter use. Make sure you are familiar with the local laws before riding your Velo bike.

Velobike mobility scooters offer a convenient, eco-friendly, and enjoyable way to get around. With their diverse range of models and user-friendly features, there’s a Veleco mobility scooter perfect for everyone.

Remember to prioritize safety by following the guidelines above and practicing responsible riding habits. By doing so, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable experience with your Velo bike.

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Are 3-wheel electric mobility scooters for adults street legal?

For many adults facing mobility challenges, 3-wheel electric mobility scooters offer a life-changing sense of freedom and independence. But before hitting the open road in the UK, understanding the legalities is crucial.

Can you enjoy the freedom of scooting on UK streets with your 3-wheeler?  The answer depends on the classification of your scooter and adherence to specific regulations.

Mobility scooter class system – understanding your electric scooter

In the UK, mobility scooters fall under a classification system that dictates their usage locations. There are two main classes to be aware of:

  • Class 2: These scooters are limited to pavements and pedestrian zones with a maximum speed of 4 mph. Class-2 mobility scooters are typically smaller and lighter, prioritizing maneuverability in tight spaces.
  • Class 3: These are the road-legal scooters designed for navigating alongside traffic. They boast a minimum speed of 8 mph and come equipped with features for safe road use.

Class 3 3-wheel electric mobility scooters – key requirements for road legality

Not all 3-wheel scooters qualify for road use. To legally cruise on UK streets, your scooter must meet specific criteria set by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA):

  • Minimum Speed: Your scooter must be capable of reaching and maintaining a speed of at least 8 mph (12.8 km/h) on level ground. This ensures you can keep pace with traffic flow and avoid becoming a hazard.
  • Essential Features: For safe interaction with other vehicles and pedestrians, your Class 3 scooter must be equipped with:
    • Headlights and taillights: These ensure visibility during low-light conditions.
    • Indicators: Allow you to signal turns and lane changes for clear communication with drivers.
    • Rear-view mirror: Provides essential awareness of approaching traffic behind you.
    • Horn: A crucial tool to warn other road users of your presence, especially in blind spots.
Feature Description Importance for road safety
Minimum Speed (8 mph) Ensures you can keep pace with traffic flow. Reduces risk of becoming a hazard to other vehicles.
Headlights & Taillights Provides visibility during low-light conditions. Allows other drivers to see you on the road.
Indicators Signals turns and lane changes. Improves communication with drivers and reduces risk of accidents.
Rear-view Mirror Provides awareness of approaching traffic behind you. Enables you to react safely to changing situations.
Horn Warns other road users of your presence. Especially important in blind spots and areas with limited visibility.

 

Where you can ride – exploring your options

While Class 3 scooters grant you access to more than just pavements, understanding permitted areas is crucial:

  • Allowed Roads: You can legally ride your Class 3 3-wheel electric mobility scooter on most roads, excluding motorways, bus lanes, and cycle lanes. These restricted areas prioritize high-speed traffic or dedicated modes of transport.
  • Dual Carriageways: While technically permissible on some dual carriageways with a speed limit below 50 mph (80 km/h), it’s generally discouraged due to the higher speeds and potential dangers. Always prioritize safe routes.
Allowed Areas Restricted Areas Reason for Restriction
Most Roads (excluding motorways) Motorways High-speed traffic poses a safety risk for mobility scooters.
Bus Lanes Dedicated lanes for faster-moving public transport. Mixing slow-moving scooters with buses can disrupt traffic flow.
Cycle Lanes Designated lanes for cyclists. Mixing scooters with cyclists can create obstacles and safety hazards.

 

Additional Regulations – knowing 3 wheel electric mobility scooters users’ responsibilities

Beyond the scooter itself, there are additional regulations for users to ensure safety and responsible operation:

  • Age Requirement: The minimum age to operate a Class 3 scooter on UK roads is typically 14 years old. Always check the specific regulations in your area.
  • Driving License: For scooters exceeding the Class 3 specifications (speed or power output), a provisional driving license might be required.

Safety tips – scooting with confidence

Following the legalities is just the first step. Here are some safety tips to ensure a smooth and enjoyable scooting experience:

  • Treat your scooter like any other vehicle on the road. Obey traffic signals, stop signs, and yield to pedestrians.
  • Increase your visibility by wearing a reflective vest, especially during low-light conditions.
  • Stay alert to your surroundings, anticipate actions of other vehicles, and maintain a safe distance.

Benefits beyond mobility

Beyond the obvious advantage of regaining mobility, Class 3 scooters offer a range of social and health benefits:

  • Increased independence and social interaction: A study by the University of Leeds found that mobility scooters significantly improved the quality of life for users, particularly in terms of social interaction and feelings of independence. Individuals reported being able to visit friends and family more easily, participate in social activities, and maintain a sense of connection to their communities.
  • Reduced reliance on cars and public transport: A report by the Department for Transport suggests that mobility scooters have the potential to reduce reliance on car usage for short trips. This can lead to:
    • Reduced traffic congestion, especially in urban areas.
    • Lower carbon emissions, contributing to cleaner air and a healthier environment.
    • Increased use of public transportation for longer journeys, as scooters provide a convenient “last-mile” solution.
  • Improved physical and mental well-being: Increased mobility encourages physical activity, leading to potential benefits like improved cardiovascular health and muscle strength. Studies have also shown a correlation between mobility scooter use and improved mental well-being, with users reporting a decrease in social isolation and increased feelings of freedom and control.

Future of 3-wheel electric mobility scooters for adults

The future of Class 3 mobility scooters looks bright. Advancements in technology are leading to lighter, more powerful, and longer-range scooters. Additionally, there is growing interest in micromobility solutions that promote cleaner and more accessible transportation options in urban areas. The UK government is also exploring potential changes in regulations to further promote safe and responsible use of mobility scooters.

3-wheel electric mobility scooters provide individuals with mobility challenges a path to regain independence, improve their well-being, and contribute to a greener future. By understanding the benefits, regulations, and potential for this growing transportation option, you can make an informed decision about whether a Class 3 scooter is right for you.

 

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Veleco ZT15 mobility scooter review. Conquer your day with comfort and convenience

Are you looking for an electric mobility scooter that offers independence, comfort, and confidence? Look no further than Veleco ZT15. This feature-packed scooter is designed to enhance your daily life, allowing you to ride your world with ease.

Unveiling Veleco ZT15 – a feature-packed mobility scooter

Veleco ZT15 is a 3-wheeled class 3 mobility scooter known for its durability, affordability, and user-friendliness. It’s a perfect solution for those seeking to regain their mobility and independence. Packed with innovative features, ZT15 caters to comfort, safety, and ease of use, making it a top choice for many.

Performance you can trust: power, range, and hill climbing prowess

At the heart of Veleco ZT15 lies a powerful 900-watt motor, delivering impressive performance. This translates to satisfactory acceleration and effortless cruising, even on inclines. Conquer hills with confidence, thanks to ZT15’s exceptional hill-climbing ability.

Range anxiety? Not with Veleco ZT15.

The scooter boasts a long-range battery capable of traveling up to 40 miles (60 kilometers) on a single charge. This range is ideal for running errands, exploring your surroundings, or simply enjoying a leisurely ride. Whether you’re riding city streets or venturing further afield, ZT15 mobility scooter ensures you reach your destination with confidence.

Designed for comfort and safety – your everyday ride awaits

Comfort is paramount with Veleco ZT15. 3-wheeled electric scooter features an adjustable seating arrangement, ensuring a perfect fit for users of various heights. The full suspension system absorbs bumps and uneven terrain, providing a smooth and comfortable ride.

Safety is a top priority for Veleco and Velobike as well. ZT15 mobility scooter comes equipped with automatic electromagnetic brakes for responsive stopping power. LED lighting enhances nighttime visibility, keeping you safe during those evening adventures.

Veleco ZT15 – class 3 mobility scooter for elderly and disabled

ZT15 falls under the class 3 mobility scooter classification. This means it may not require a driver’s license for operation on sidewalks in certain areas. Class 3 mobility scooters have a maximum speed of 8mph. They can also be used on the road (podlinkować artykuł o ZT15 po pubilkacji). But before you hit it, you need to register them with DVLA.

Effortless maneuvering and control: simplicity on the go

Veleco ZT15 is designed for intuitive operation. The user-friendly controls allow you to ride with ease, even for first-time scooter users. The pre-assembled design eliminates the hassle of setup, getting you on the road in no time.

Additional features enhance the overall experience

A shopping basket provides convenient storage for your belongings, while rearview mirrors improve safety by increasing your awareness of your surroundings.

Technical specifications

 

Feature Specification
Motor power 900 watts
Battery range Up to 40 miles (60 kilometers)
Maximum speed 8mph
Dimensions 67 × 27.9 × 51.2 in (170 × 71 × 130 cm)
Weight 16.4 st (104 kg)
Maximum user weight 25 st (160 kg)

 

The perfect companion for – who can benefit from Veleco ZT15

Veleco ZT15 is an excellent choice for individuals with mobility limitations seeking an independent and reliable mode of transportation. If you prioritize comfort, safety, and ease of use, ZT15 is a perfect fit. This scooter is ideal for running errands, attending social gatherings, or simply enjoying the outdoors.

Considering your options: Veleco ZT15 extras

  • 3- Year Extended Warranty – Ensure peace of mind with an extended warranty plan, providing coverage beyond the standard warranty period. This protects your investment in case of unexpected repairs or malfunctions.
  • Solid tyres – Upgrade to solid tyres for enhanced durability and puncture resistance. Airless tyres eliminate the risk of flats, reducing downtime and maintenance costs. Ideal for riding on rough or uneven terrain.
  • Add convenient storage with an armrest bag. Small Veleco bag attach to the sides of the scooter, expanding its carrying capacity. Perfect for carrying personal belongings. No need to move, no need to twist.

Investing in your independence – price and availability of Veleco ZT15

Veleco ZT15 falls into the mid-range price bracket for electric mobility scooters. The price ranges around 1,150 GBP, but our sales representatives may give you a discount, so do not hesitate to contact them directly if you consider buying this 3-wheeler (or any scooter from our range). This makes it an accessible option for many seeking a reliable and feature-rich scooter.

Availability can vary depending on your location. Trike ZT15 is available for purchase through our online shop or directly from the manufacturer’s website.

 

Veleco ZT15 is a compelling option for those seeking an electric mobility scooter that prioritizes comfort, safety, and affordability. Its impressive range, user-friendly design, and focus on safety make it a top contender in the market.

Whether you’re regaining your independence or simply seeking a convenient way to ride your surroundings, ZT15 is a reliable and comfortable companion. Schedule a test drive and experience the freedom and convenience this scooter offers.

This article provides a general overview. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at office@velobike.co.uk or give us a phone call ((00 44) 0 1234 816 404). Remember: always consider your specific needs before making a purchase decision.

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Veleco ZT16 — compact and agile electric mobility scooter. Perfect for daily errands!

Looking for a way to regain your independence and ride your daily errands with ease? Veleco ZT16 class-2 electric mobility scooter might be the perfect solution! This compact and agile scooter is designed for users who prioritize maneuverability, ease of use, and a hassle-free way to get around.

Introduction to freedom and convenience

Veleco ZT16 is a feature-packed electric mobility scooter that caters to those seeking increased mobility and independence. Whether you’re a senior citizen, someone with limited mobility, or simply looking for a convenient way to run errands, ZT16 offers a comfortable and reliable solution.

Veleco ZT16 – effortless maneuvering and control

ZT16 mobility scooter boasts a trike design with three wheels, providing exceptional stability and ease of handling. This configuration is perfect for riding tight spaces and maneuvering around obstacles with confidence. Imagine gliding effortlessly through your local grocery store or park, ZT16’s maneuverability allowing you to navigate aisles and paths with ease.

Simple operation for everyone

Operating Veleco ZT16 is a breeze. The scooter features a user-friendly control panel with a twist-grip throttle for intuitive acceleration control. Forget about complicated controls; ZT16 prioritizes simplicity for a stress-free riding experience. Additionally, the scooter incorporates easily accessible drum and disc brakes, ensuring smooth and safe stopping power whenever needed.

Portability perfected – take your Veleco ZT16 anywhere

Veleco ZT16 isn’t just about convenience on the go; it’s also designed for easy storage and portability. Unlike bulkier scooters, the ZT16 features a partially foldable design. This allows for more compact storage in your home or even lets you take it with you in the trunk of your car for effortless transportation.

Safe and steady cruising

This trike is classified as a class-2 mobility scooter, with a maximum speed of 4 mph. This makes it perfect for safe cruising on pavements and sidewalks. While not designed for high-speed travel, Veleco ZT16 prioritizes a comfortable and secure riding experience for everyday use.

Additional features for enhanced comfort

While maneuverability and portability are key highlights, Veleco ZT16 offers additional features to enhance your ride:

  • Removable shopping basket. Take care of your grocery shopping or errands with the convenient removable shopping basket. This practical addition allows you to carry your purchases with ease, eliminating the need for separate bags.
  • Comfortable seating. ZT16 is equipped with a comfortable seat designed for extended use. Whether you’re running a quick errand or enjoying a leisurely ride, the comfortable seating ensures a pleasant experience.
  • Adjustable handlebars. ZT16 may come with adjustable handlebars, allowing you to customize the fit for optimal comfort and control.

Who can benefit from Veleco ZT16?

Veleco ZT16 caters to a wide range of users, including:

  • Seniors: ZT16’s ease of use and maneuverability make it ideal for seniors who want to maintain their independence and stay active.
  • Individuals with limited mobility: Those with limited mobility can regain their freedom and navigate their daily lives with confidence using ZT16.
  • Anyone seeking convenience: If you’re looking for a convenient way to run errands, visit friends, or simply enjoy a leisurely ride outdoors, Veleco ZT16 is a perfect choice.

Taking care of your Veleco ZT16. Maintenance and safety tips

Now that you’re excited about your new Veleco ZT16, here are some crucial tips to ensure its longevity, optimal performance, and most importantly, your safety:

Regular maintenance schedule

To keep your ZT16 running smoothly and safely, consider implementing a regular maintenance schedule. Here’s a basic table to get you started:

Maintenance Task Frequency
Battery Charging Follow user manual instructions
Cleaning Regularly wipe down with a damp cloth
Tire Inspection Weekly
Brake Checks Monthly
Comprehensive Service Consult authorized dealer or manufacturer ( every 3-6 months to 1 year)

 

Battery care

  • The ZT16 relies on a rechargeable battery for operation. Follow the user manual for proper charging procedures.
  • Avoid leaving the battery completely drained for extended periods, as this can shorten its lifespan.
  • If you won’t be using Veleco ZT16 for a while, it’s recommended to partially charge it every month to maintain battery health.

Cleaning

Regularly wipe down your ZT16 with a damp cloth to remove dirt and debris. Pay close attention to the following areas:

  • Seat – Wipe down the seat to maintain hygiene and prevent the buildup of dust or crumbs.
  • Control panel – Keep the control panel clean to ensure smooth operation of buttons and levers.
  • Wheels – Regularly inspect the wheels for any debris lodged in the spokes or tread that could hinder smooth operation.

Tire inspection

  • Maintain proper tire pressure as recommended in the user manual. Underinflated tires can affect performance and handling.
  • Regularly inspect the tires for wear and tear. Look for signs of cracks, worn treads, or bulges, which indicate the need for tire replacement.

Brake checks

  • It’s crucial to ensure your brakes are functioning properly for safe operation.
  • Regularly check the brake pads for wear and tear. Worn brake pads can reduce stopping power.
  • Have the brakes serviced by a qualified technician if needed. Don’t attempt brake repairs yourself unless you have the necessary expertise and tools.

Safety first

Always prioritize safety while using your Veleco ZT16. Here are some essential safety tips to remember:

  • Always follow traffic regulations. Remember, the ZT16 is classified as a class-2 mobility scooter. Always adhere to pedestrian traffic regulations and avoid using the scooter on roadways.
  • Stay visible. Make sure you’re visible to others, especially when riding at dusk or dawn. Utilize the scooter’s headlights and wear reflective clothing for enhanced visibility.
  • Plan your route. Before heading out, plan your route to ensure it primarily consists of pavements and sidewalks. Avoid uneven terrain or areas with obstacles that could compromise your safety. Opt for well-maintained, smooth surfaces for a comfortable and safe ride.
  • Be weather aware. While Veleco ZT16 might handle light rain, avoid operating it in severe weather conditions like heavy rain, snow, or icy roads. Reduced visibility and slippery surfaces can significantly increase the risk of accidents.

Living life to the fullest with Veleco ZT16

By following these simple maintenance and safety tips, you can ensure your Veleco ZT16 remains a reliable companion for years to come. With its user-friendly design and focus on comfort and safety, ZT16 empowers you to live your world with confidence and rediscover the joy of getting out and about.

Embrace a more fulfilling and active lifestyle with Velobike.co.uk

Veleco ZT16 opens doors to a world of possibilities. Whether you’re visiting friends, running errands, or simply enjoying a leisurely ride outdoors, this trike allows you to reclaim your independence and live life to the fullest.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any assistance with choosing the right mobility scooter for yourself. Email us at: office@velobike.co.uk  – we will be more than happy to help you make the right choice!

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Safeguard your independence. A guide to disability scooter insurance

For many individuals, disability scooters are lifelines to independence. They empower people to daily activities, from grocery shopping and social outings to simply getting around the house. However, these valuable tools can be expensive to repair or replace if damaged, stolen, or involved in an accident. This is where disability scooter insurance comes in.

What is disability scooter insurance?

Disability scooter insurance (mobility scooter insurance) is a specialised insurance policy designed to protect your mobility scooter in case of unforeseen circumstances. Similar to car insurance, it offers financial assistance for repairs, replacements, and other scooter-related costs. While not mandatory, disability scooter insurance is highly recommended to provide peace of mind and safeguard your financial security.

Benefits of disability scooter insurance

Maintaining independence often hinges on the reliable operation of your disability scooter. Unexpected events can disrupt your routine and incur significant costs. Disability scooter insurance offers a safety net with several key benefits:

  • Financial protection:
    • Damage coverage – Accidents happen. Be it a bump into an object, a fall, vandalism, or fire, comprehensive coverage can help pay for repairs caused by these unforeseen events.
    • Theft coverage – Imagine losing your scooter. Theft coverage reimburses you for the scooter’s value if stolen, allowing you to replace it and regain your independence.
    • Replacement cost assistance – Even with proper care, scooters may require replacement over time. Disability scooter insurance can help offset the cost of a new scooter if yours is deemed beyond repair due to a covered incident.
  • Third-party liability: Accidents, although unlikely, can occur while using your scooter. Third-party liability coverage protects you from financial responsibility if you accidentally injure someone or damage property with your scooter. This can include medical expenses, property repair costs, and legal fees.
  • Additional coverage options: Many insurance companies offer additional coverage options to customise your policy and provide broader protection:
    • Personal accident cover: This covers medical expenses and lost income you may incur if you are injured while using your scooter.
    • Public liability cover: This extends liability coverage beyond third-party property damage to include injuries sustained by pedestrians or other scooter users.
    • Breakdown assistance or recovery services: In case of a breakdown or malfunction, coverage may include towing or roadside assistance to get you back home safely.

Understanding coverage levels and exclusions

Disability scooter insurance comes in various coverage levels, each offering different benefits and costs. Here’s a breakdown of common coverage types:

  • Comprehensive coverage is the most comprehensive option, covering accidental damage, theft, fire, and vandalism.
  • Third-party only covers your legal liability for injuries or property damage caused to others but doesn’t cover damage to your own scooter.

It’s important to understand exclusions in your policy. These are situations where coverage may not apply. Typical exclusions include:

  • Wear and tear due to normal use.
  • Damage caused by intentional misuse or negligence.
  • Faulty parts or pre-existing conditions not disclosed at the time of purchase.

How much does disability scooter insurance cost?

The cost of disability scooter insurance varies depending on several factors:

  • Scooter value – the higher the value of your scooter, the higher the insurance premium.
  • Coverage level – comprehensive coverage will cost more than third-party only coverage.
  • Your age and location can influence risk factors and impact insurance costs.
  • Your driving history – a clean driving record (if applicable in your area) can lead to lower premiums.

Finding the right disability scooter insurance

With various insurance providers offering disability scooter coverage, it’s crucial to shop around and compare quotes before making a decision. Here are some tips for finding the right policy:

  • Get quotes from multiple providers. Don’t settle for the first quote you receive. Compare coverage options and prices from several reputable insurance companies.
  • Consider coverage, price, and customer service. While cost is important, prioritise comprehensive coverage and a company known for excellent customer service.
  • Potential resources for finding quotes:
    • Online insurance comparison tools can help you compare quotes from different providers.
    • Contacting scooter retailers such as Velobike or disability advocacy groups may provide recommendations for reputable insurance companies.

Velobike and Veleco partner with Surewise and ETA for enhanced mobility insurance

In a move to further enhance customer protection and peace of mind, leading mobility scooter retailers Velobike and Veleco have announced strategic partnerships with Surewise and ETA, two renowned insurance providers. These collaborations aim to provide comprehensive mobility insurance solutions tailored specifically to the needs of Velo riders.

Velobike and Surewise – your partners in mobility scooter insurance

Velobike, a prominent Veleco mobility scooters retailer in the UK, has partnered with Surewise, a specialist insurance provider for electric vehicles. This partnership will offer Velobike customers a comprehensive insurance plan that covers accidental damage, theft, personal injury, and third-party liability. The plan also includes roadside assistance and recovery services, ensuring riders are well-supported in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

ETA will insure your Veleco mobility scooter purchased at Velobike.co.uk

Veleco, a renowned mobility scooters and mopeds manufacturer, has teamed up with ETA, another leading insurance provider. This collaboration will provide Veleco and Velobike customers in the UK with a comprehensive insurance package that protects their scooters against theft, damage, and personal injury. The package also includes breakdown assistance and legal protection, giving riders peace of mind when exploring the UK countryside or commuting to work.

These partnerships demonstrate the commitment of Velobike, Veleco, Surewise, and ETA to ensuring the safety and well-being of mobility scooter riders. By providing tailored insurance solutions, these companies are fostering a more secure and enjoyable scooting experience for individuals worldwide. Email us (office@velobike.co.uk) and ask for details!

Disability scooter insurance – is it worth it?

Disability scooter insurance offers invaluable peace of mind and financial protection for your essential mobility device. By safeguarding your scooter against unforeseen events, you can ensure continued independence and avoid the burden of unexpected repair or replacement costs. Remember, a comprehensive insurance plan allows you to focus on enjoying your daily activities with confidence.

Ready to secure your independence? Get a free quote for disability scooter insurance today! Don’t delay, take control of your mobility security and enjoy the freedom your scooter provides.

 

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Conquer every season – A guide to mobility scooters with roofs

Imagine the freedom of cruising through the park on a sunny day, or enjoying a brisk autumn stroll without worrying about sudden downpours. For those with limited mobility, unpredictable weather can often be a barrier to maintaining an active and independent lifestyle. But fear not, because mobility scooters with roofs offer the perfect solution! Continue reading Conquer every season – A guide to mobility scooters with roofs

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Fast mobility scooters – gaining independence and covering more ground

Mobility scooters have become a familiar sight, offering individuals with limited mobility a convenient and reliable way to navigate their surroundings. Traditionally, these vehicles prioritise maneuverability and safety over speed. However, a growing trend sees the rise of fast mobility scooters, designed to offer increased travel speeds for those who desire greater independence and efficiency. Continue reading Fast mobility scooters – gaining independence and covering more ground

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Covered mopeds – conquer the road all year round

Ever wondered if you could enjoy the freedom of a moped without worrying about the weather? Covered mopeds, also known as enclosed mopeds or cabin scooters, offer the perfect solution. These innovative vehicles provide a weatherproof cabin, allowing you to ride comfortably throughout the year. Continue reading Covered mopeds – conquer the road all year round

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Keep your Velo bike moving – a guide to finding Veleco mobility scooter spare parts

Maintaining your Veleco mobility scooter is essential for ensuring its smooth operation and your safety. This guide will equip you with the knowledge to find the perfect Veleco mobility scooter spare parts, keeping your trusted companion on the road for years to come.

Continue reading Keep your Velo bike moving – a guide to finding Veleco mobility scooter spare parts