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Compare the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES1L

When comparing electric scooters, often times advertised ranges don't match up with reality.  We included metrics from real-world road tests.  Plus, raw specs such as battery capacity and motor wattage provide unbiased performance metrics when evaluating electric scooters

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Segway Ninebot ES1L

Segway Ninebot ES1L

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Comparing the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES1L Electric Scooters

The world of electric scooters continues to grow with many impressive models flooding the market. Two such models are the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES1L. These scooters are sought after for their impeccable design, but they have a few key differences. The GOTRAX GMAX Ultra prides itself on its powerful performance, driven by its 350W motor that can reach speeds up to 20 mph and give a mileage of 45 miles, while the Segway Nine Tires can only handle a top speed of 12.4 mph and a range of around 12 miles. Furthermore, the Ultra's 10-inch pneumatic tires guarantee a smoother ride, which is enhanced by its superior double braking system. The Segway Ninebot, on the other hand, is significantly lighter, making it much easier to carry around. It's also equipped with a front shock absorber for a more comfortable ride. As for charging time, both models take about six hours, despite the GOTRAX having a much larger battery. Lastly, both models have similar LED headlight features for night travel and similar modern designs. Choosing between the two comes down to a trade-off between speed, power, and range vs portability and comfort.
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