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Last of the Summer Wine boy racers on mobility scooters

Whilst the majority of us will try and grow old with a certain grace and decorum, mobility scooter owners and “boy” racers Ron Williams, 91, and John Crowther, 87, are determined to live life in the fast lane in the village of Ribchester in Lancashire. Former Preston Trades Council vice-chairman and one-time JP Ron and […]

Forget sports cars, playboy Hugh Hefner’s preferred mode of transport is the mobility scooter!!

There was a time when a playboy’s chosen mode of transport would have been a Ferrari or Lamborghini. Not so for Playboy magazine founder and owner Hugh Hefner, the epitome of the playboy in the 1950s-1970s. These days he is quite happy to be snapped by the paparazzi trundling around on a mobility scooter. Hugh […]

You can kangaroo on mobility scooters as well as in cars!!

40 years after filming “Skippy The Bush Kangaroo”, Aussie actor Ken James has reprised the role of Mark Hammond. Ken James played the part of Mark Hammond, son of head ranger Matt Hammond (Ed Devereaux) in the 1960s TV series that followed the life of the mischievous kangaroo. The actor returned to Waratah Park in Sydney, where the original […]

How Egg-xiting!

Is this single person Egg-shaped, open-topped single person ‘scooter’ the future of mobility scooters? Hyundai have created a new ‘scooter’ called the ‘E4U’ that, instead of using wheels, uses a ‘rotating semi spherical part’ that works like a constantly rotating lower half of a ball. The driver of the scooter stands on a small platform and directs […]

British Isles Mobility Scooter Challenge

Dave Neal, a taxi driver from Burbage, is set to take a 874 mile trip from one end of the British Isles to the other – on a mobility scooter. Dave fabricated the scheme with the help of his friend and ex-TV star Bill Maynard, who happens to be a regular customer of his. Having […]

Feeling Happy, Grumpy, Bashful, Dopey, Sneezy and Sleepy? Then you need a Doc…

The members of a mobility scooter gang, ranging in age from their 60s to 92, dressed up as the seven dwarves for a 10-mile charity mobility scooter ride from Waterlooville or Portchester all the way to the Masonic Centre in Cosham and back again all in the name of charity. The group were in high […]

The legend of the Bird Man of Witham

A legendary man (in Witham, anyway) Cann, 73, or more affectionately known as the Bird Man, is on a mission to spread happiness around where he lives. After being injured in a car accident, Cann, has been using a mobility scooter for the past five years. Since them, Mr Cann, (or Tony to his friends) […]

The Caravanning Hell’s Angel

An experienced Caravan-er has ventured out onto the open road after upgrading his GA mobility scooter multiple times, so that he can to keep on the road with his caravan. From Spalding Moor in Yorkshire, Steve Bunker has been a caravanning devotee since he was a youngster, with a career in engineering and a enthusiasm […]

Fun In The Snow With Mobility Scooters

Although we at Factory Outlet Scooters recognise that Mobility Scooters offer a lifeline to people with mobility problems snow can bring out the child in all of us. The scooter featured here broke the Guiness World Record back in 2010 when he hit 71 MPH and when the recent snow came 32 year old Colin […]