the relync ‘R1’ has a different form than conventional electric scooters with a three-wheel, sit-down chassis that can fold and packs down to suitcase size. looking to classic 1960s race cars for inspiration, the manufacturer has created a scooter that is both functional and stylish.

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relync has focused on developing the ‘R1’ with the functionality it requires to offer convenience to people. in place of a heavy, rigid chassis, the scooter makes use of a multi-fold function that can pack up into transport size in seconds. the seat post folds down, and the base platform folds in half, to create an easy-roll trolley. the handlebar neck can also be folded down, shrinking the scooter into a compact suitcase-like form. aluminum, plastic and nylon-enforced ABS construction provides a combination of high-strength and low-weight properties. the scooter weighs 25 kg (55 lb) with batteries, and measures 500 x 594 x 266 mm (19.7 x 23.4 x 10.5 in) when folded. 



‘more than 8.2 million people rely on mobility devices across the uk, europe and the USA, but most mobility scooters available are too bulky, unpractical, get stuck on turns and rough surfaces, and are not at all aesthetically pleasing’, comments relync designer julien gueuning. he continues, ‘bringing together form and function was one of our goals, because we believe that mobility doesn’t simply have to be practical, it can be beautiful and fashionable as well.’



a front-mounted motor keeps the ‘R1’ rolling up to 30 km (18.5 m), with power from dual 209-Wh batteries. the scooter reaches top speed at 8 mph (13 km/h) and makes use of a dual rear suspension system for cushioning. foot-operated front/rear disc braking makes for quick stops, and a gyroscope system keeps speed in check on hills and curves. an LED dashboard computer provides turn-by-turn navigation and data display, while an accompanying application offers additional features, including GPS tracking, theft alert and locking. for evening commutes, the scooter features headlights with four intensity settings. the scooter also comes equipped with daytime running lamps, indicators, brake lights and reverse lights. the scooter sits atop an 8-in pneumatic tire up front and a pair of 12-in pneumatic tires at the back.


  • Brilliant for paraplegics & semi paraplegics.

    Jacobus says:
  • I remember the 60’s race cars – I don’t see any of them here?! It looks pretty pedestrian.


    JimCan says:
  • Yeah, why not? Looks very handy. But unfortunately it reminds me to this electric city strolling cart for elderly people…the speed, too. It lacks some kind of cool gadget.

    Dirk says:
  • Can you please tell me where. I can buy relync R1 electric scooter from

    John Denby says:
  • Someone stole your Video Ad and used it on Facebook advertising this scooter for $89.99 – I know because I bought one… My husband recently had a stroke and I was so excited to find something that was lightweight, servicable and affordable… Yes I was scammed… but your can’t blame me for trying to help him…. I was unaware of your company… Scooters are often so heavy they are not transportable…. this was an answer to prayer…
    Don’t know if we can afford one…. but how much are your scooters? I think it is a fabulous idea!!!

    Rita Clemons says:
  • I had the same thing happen to me. Ordered it and they charged my account and scooter was never sent. I was scammed…You need to go after them.

    Leola Kindt says:
  • We were scammed as well. Ordered it and they just sent a little package from china with a pink ring looking thing….says SmartBracelet (Three wheeled electric scooter). I am looking for where i charged it and cannot locate it…..can anyone help me where to start to go after them? I said to my husband, I think this is a scam…..truer words were never spoken

    Kathleen Pollard says:

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