Each of Apollo electric scooters is IP54 water-resistant. This means that they can withstand drizzles of rain, and riding on surfaces that are wet We recommend against riding in humid conditions if not possible to avoid.
It is important to note that scooters damaged by water damage are and are not protected under the warranty. While they are water resistant however, they aren’t waterproof and should not be used during heavy rain or in deep water puddles to ensure safety.
What kind of lubricant should I apply for my scooter?
Maintaining your vehicle regularly on your scooter is vital to ensure that it is functioning at its best! There are certain areas that require attention, like suspension and bearings, that will require oil lubrication.
Here is our team of experts’ suggestions for purchasing the most suitable oil for your scooter:
We recommend buying silica-based and lithium-based spray lubricants. Our team has brands like Jig-A Loo and CRC However, any similar brands are acceptable!
Note that the basic WD-40 is water disperser, and is be avoided to be used for lubrication. There are a variety of WD-40 like their silicone spray oil that can be used!
Where do I look for the serial number on my scooter?
If you bought your scooter prior to October of 2020, it should have a unique Serial number that is unique to your vehicle.
The majority of scooters will be equipped with the serial numbers on the bottom board of the vehicle. However, it is also on the back of the packaging.
Do I need a fast Charger?
Fast chargers are a fantastic alternative and is extremely useful when you require an immediate or emergency charge.
Do you actually require one? Not necessarily.
If you charge your scooter regularly and adhere to the correct guidelines the charger with your scooter ought to suffice!
We suggest charging your scooter at about 25-50% capacity remaining, not only when the battery is dead. If you let your scooter’s run out of battery, it could actually reduce the battery’s capacity.
As your battery dries then you’ll have less energy available to your motor and also be unable to maintain the top speed. The regular charging of your scooter at a rate of 25 to 50%, will ensure that you have enough power and range.
Furthermore, you can leave your scooter connected for a night without causing damage to the battery. The charger will turn off once it is fully charged, and at the time you get up the next morning, you’ll have your fully charged scooter ready for the day!
Make sure you don’t plug it for too long! (12 hours or more)
It is also not recommended to plug your scooter into the charger too frequently. If your battery is still between 75 and 80 percent, charging your scooter again could reduce the battery’s capacity If you do it too frequently.
What is the different of Mechanical Brakes and Hydraulic Brakes?
Certain models in our selection are able to be bought that come with hydraulic brakes or hydraulic brakes. It is therefore important to be aware of these distinctions when choosing the best model for your needs!
What’s the difference?
Mechanical disc brakes, as well as hydraulic brakes, feature the same fundamental brake mechanism: You pull a handle that compresses a brake caliper around the disc that is mounted on the wheels of your scooter. When you use mechanical brakes, the brake caliper is controlled by the brake handle pulling against an iron line that is reinforced, and in hydraulic brakes, the brake caliper is operated by adding pressure to a tube that is filled with hydraulic liquid (mineral oil is the most common in this instance).
The main difference between mechanical brakes is the fact that they are less expensive and offer more potential adjustment points while hydraulic brakes need less regular maintenance and greater stopping power.