It’s that time of the month again peeps when (Not) Just A Mummy road tests something awesome purely to share the results with you all. When Globber Scooters contacted me to see if Ollie would be interested in checking out one of their new designs, I almost shattered a metatarsel (is that a finger? Or a toe? I could google but I’ve got 17 windows open already and one more is just taking things too far) pounding out my reply. As the mother of a wheels obsessed 3.5 year old, trying out a brand spanking new scoot (and retiring the $19.95 ALDI one we’ve been bashing around since 2013) was like music to both of our ears. Oh the anticipation waiting for the package to arrive. Oh the excitement of realising the Post Man had been too lazy to walk up our driveway and we in fact had to go to the Post Office to collect the box. Oh the drama when I stupidly walked to the P.O. with the stroller completely forgetting the box would be large and heavy and inappropriate for carrying home balanced on pram handlebars. Drama. Drama. Drama. Thankfully all was well eventually and Ollie took possession of his new set of wheels. He’s sharing his thoughts about it below. And make sure you read allll the way to the bottom (no cutting out on me halfway) cos there might just be a LITTTTLE giveaway for one lucky reader.
[Written in conjunction with Globber who very kindly supplied the MY FREE Scooter]
‘ When mum told me she was getting sent a scooter for work, I was a bit like ‘finally, something useful.’ Forget the other stuff that seems to appear on the doorstep every week or so, this was something worth sending. Bikes and scooters are how I like to spend most of my time these days. Yes, Fireman Sam and Postman Pat are also priorities and I try and sneak in a good 20 minutes playing the ‘Curious George’ game on the iPad but on the whole, being outside is kind of my thing. Mum insists I wear shoes when I’m riding which I think is patently ridiculous but I’m past trying to argue that point. Just to reaffirm it one more time though; the grip on the scooter is better in bare feet. It’s just a fact.
My new scooter has really made the old Aldi one look a bit average. Mum was telling me all about the ergonomic handlebars and low foot rest but all I heard and saw was how fast it looked. I told mum how cool the wheels were and how fast they’d make me go at the park. That’s what’s really important, not the steering lock or deck design. I was a bit worried i’d be rusty at first as I’ve been spending more time on my pedal bike lately but thankfully I was able to ease back into things without too many wobbles. The scooter helped me balance easily and I was able to steer it without any help from mum at all. I even shared it with my mate Jimmy (selfless I know) and mum could adjust the handlebars so he could ride easily without getting a sore back.
I’m pretty happy with my new scooter and use it almost everyday. The only thing I’d change really is the fact that it doesn’t have anywhere for my to put my teddy and it doesn’t have a rocket attached anywhere. I’m finding it hard to find those two things in a lot of products on the market though so I’m willing to let it slide.’
Wanna WIN a Globber MY FREE scooter to try out for yourself (well for your 3+ year old)? Of course you do! Lucky for you, we are giving one, valued at $120.00, away.
All you need to do to enter is tell is ‘LIKE’ (Not) Just A Mummy on Facebook and COMMENT below this post sharing your little ones favourite place to go riding/scooting.
Entries close Tuesday 11th August 2015 at 7.00pm EST. Winner will be drawn Thursday 9th July 2015 and announced on Facebook. Australian entries only.