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Scooters Aboard!

by Sam Landsman 6 Jan 03:14 UTC
Scooters Aboard! © Sam Landsman

Upon arriving in a new port, I, like most cruisers, usually want to explore ashore. Sometimes there are chores to do, other times there are specific attractions, and often I just want to get the feeling of a place.

Regardless, land transportation quickly becomes an issue, especially if the supermarket, chandlery, or attraction is beyond easy walking distance. For years I carried a Dahon Mariner folding bike, but seldom used it. It was awkward to remove from the lazarette and, like all non-electric bikes, required lots of peddling. Cabs or Uber sometimes work, but the costs add up, and they're often hard to find or unavailable entirely.

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