Category Archives: Concern

Something that might be wrong with the vehicle, but might be hypothetical or subjective rather than a substantiated, measurable, reproducible problem. A manufacturer might not act on this information other than as general customer feedback..

First week of commuting

Last week I commuted to work three days and had no trouble with charging or climbing hills or getting up to highway speeds, even in the rain.  This gives me great confidence in the scooter for Seattle area weather. One … Continue reading

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Successful Rides Saturday! Part 2b

This post is a continuation of Successful Rides Saturday! Part 2a, describing the return leg of a test of the Current Motor Super Scooter along my daily commute route. The second ride – returning in the dark Redmond Overlake area … Continue reading

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Successful Rides Saturday! Part 2a

This post is a continuation of Successful Rides Saturday!, describing a late-afternoon round-trip along a 13-mile, hilly route—uphill both ways—that is my daily commute. The second ride – going there Duvall to the Redmond Overlake area; 13 miles; A: 0.7 … Continue reading

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Minor setback — battery at 0% this morning

Dunno what happened, but I found the battery reporting empty after it had reported itself at 100% after charging last night. I was able to ride it up a short hill above my house and back again (no way I … Continue reading

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Do any electric motorcycles use an SAE J1772 plug?

The SAE J1772 plug is used by many electric vehicles (e.g. Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi MiEV, Toyota Prius plug-in, but not any Tesla vehicles) to connect to charging stations.  This is the plug typically found on L2 (240V) charging stations. Electric … Continue reading

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Registration unblocked! Paperwork received! Tax dilemma ahead!

When last I wrote about the paperwork involved for the Current Motor Super Scooter, it was both a sad and happy day.  The paperwork had arrived, but it was incomplete.  Missing were both the assignment of ownership to me by name … Continue reading

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2012-11-02 (F) Excitement! Unpacking! Early Christmas!

Today at 2pm–after almost 7 months of anticipation–EV#2 arrived:  an electric scooter from the Current Motor Company of Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Also delivered that day were its Certificate of Origin and other documents necessary for registration, a tail case, and … Continue reading

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