Kickbike America: Making scooters ‘sexy again’

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One day, Jordan Crowder was watching Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” music video with his daughter. As Mack rode out on an old-school ‘80s scooter, he thought, “I used to rock those!” His mind was blown when he found the Finland-based retro scooter company Kickbike.

Crowder teamed up with Dave Nadolski, and they’ve introduced Kickbike to North America. The product is about more than looking cool. It has emerged as a cross-training and rehab tool for athletes. And sled dogs use the scooters for dryland training.