top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Unlocking Electric Scooter Speed: How to Bypass the Speed Limiter

As rideable tech like electric scooters becomes increasingly popular for commuting and recreation, some enthusiasts look to unlock the maximum potential of their scooters by bypassing speed limiters. However, it's crucial to note that removing or bypassing the speed limiter on your electric scooter can not only void your warranty and contravene local laws but also increase the risk of accidents and injuries.


Typically, electric scooters are equipped with speed limiters to comply with regulations and to ensure the safety of the rider. Bypassing these controls can lead to unpredictable scooter behavior and malfunction. Moreover, it may also adversely affect the longevity of your scooter's components and battery life. If you still wish to proceed, it’s essential to do so with an understanding of the potential risks and legal implications involved.


Before making any modifications, you should consult with the manufacturer or check the user manual for information on speed restrictions. Some models come with built-in settings accessible through their digital dashboards or connected apps, allowing for customizable speed settings within safe and legal limits.


For those determined to modify their scooters, the process varies by the brand and model. Typically, it would involve altering the scooter's firmware or adjusting the motor controller. There are online forums and communities where enthusiasts share information on such modifications. Yet, consider the advice offered on these platforms with caution and be prepared for the possible consequences, including reduced safety, invalidated warranties, and legal issues.


Above all, rider safety and adherence to the law should be top priorities. Always wear appropriate safety gear, understand your local regulations regarding electric scooters, and ride responsibly.


If maximizing speed is of utmost importance, consider purchasing a high-performance electric scooter If maximizing speed is of utmost importance, consider purchasing a high-performance electric scooter designed for speed and agility within legal limits, ensuring that you can enjoy an exhilarating ride without compromising on safety or legality.


Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy
scooters

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Blog

Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more

Careers

Interested in working at Levy?

Investors

Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you

Specs

Technical specs for all of our scooters

Batteries

The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Compare

Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best

Tires

Learn more about electric scooter tires

Accessories

Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city

Subscriptions

Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired

Contact

Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page