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Scooting Into 2018 with Y Volution

Kids are active. They are busy and always on the go.

Getting that energy out in a healthy and constructive manner is key.

Give the kids in your life the chance to get that energy out with the hot outside toy  –  scooters! With so many kinds out there your head can spin, so MamatheFox did the dirty work and found a winner – the Y Volution Scooters

We played with the Y Glider XL Kids Scooter 

 

The Y Glider XL is one of the newest additional to the giant line of scooters by Y Volution. It is perfect for preschoolers through elementary ages children.

It features an adjustable height function, allowing your scooter to grow up with your child.

It’s wide rear break is a clunky wheel, which allows for more control – This is great for smaller/less experienced kids.

The extra wide deck is great for keeping feet stable on the scooter.

Can customize the deck – change the color in seconds

The kids favorite feature are the blinged out wheels! You can snap in your own pattern, with the colored decor that comes with each scooter. My 5 year old loved feeling like she was part of the set up process.

The scooter comes fully assembled, other than you needed to snap the top handle bar into the riding base. It was very simple, but did take some extra pressure of hand, so this is a job for a grown-up, not a small child.

 

Tip:

To adjust the handle to have more turning mobility:

There is a yellow button down by the wheels. When you push that in, you can adjust the wheels up towards the handle bars or pull them down to create more space in between the wheels that the handle bars.

When the wheels are tight up against that deck, it’s locked and it won’t lean as much, but when you press that yellow button and move the wheels down, you’ll notice a big difference in the way the scooter handles. It will be much more loose and your kids will be able to lean into turns, etc.

 

 

 

We have ridden on a lot of brands and types of scooters, but we love the Y Glider for a few reasons:

  1. It is easy ride!
  2. It makes falling over more difficult with the adjustable ‘learn, grow, pro’ steering system
  3. Having two wheels in the front and only 1 in the rear is perfect for shorter legs/smaller kids

 

 

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14 Comments

  • Reply Candace Galan

    My son would really enjoy this scooter. And great review.

    December 8, 2017 at 7:53 pm
  • Reply Barbara

    I love that this will grow with your child. I also like the chunky wheel for inexperienced youngsters. Would make a great gift.

    December 8, 2017 at 8:18 pm
  • Reply Deborah W.

    I love the adjustable steering stick whether you’re just learning or are a ‘pro.’ I also like the two wheels in front for stability.

    December 8, 2017 at 8:49 pm
  • Reply Katherine S

    My kids would love this. I would have even loved it when i was a kid.

    December 9, 2017 at 12:17 pm
  • Reply Kara Vaughan Marks

    My grandson would love this–it looks really fun.

    December 10, 2017 at 12:23 am
  • Reply Lucy Rapposelli

    What a great giveaway. my grand kids would love this. Thanks for sharing this. Looks great

    December 10, 2017 at 2:37 pm
  • Reply Esperanza Gailliard

    Oh yeah this glider is super cute and it looks really durable as well. I always look out for durability when it comes to rides as these!

    December 10, 2017 at 7:24 pm
  • Reply Jennifer Hedden

    I like that it is made to where it is harder to fall over. I also like the blinged out wheels and how the pattern can be changed. My nieces would love these!

    December 10, 2017 at 8:30 pm
  • Reply Sue E

    WOW! Not only would my grandkid love this, but I love all the safety features that it has! Plus it comes assembled!

    December 11, 2017 at 10:23 pm
  • Reply PattiAnn Green

    I love this. It’s so important for kids to get outside and play. This is a wonderful thing to help them learn to love outdoor play. It grows with your child too? Awesome!!!!

    December 12, 2017 at 1:49 pm
  • Reply karen weeks

    Love the idea that the scotter is adjustable for each child’s size.

    December 12, 2017 at 11:47 pm
  • Reply Shamara DeHerrera

    My daughter has Down syndrome so it sounds like with her short stature this would be a perfect way to go! Thank you for this review- HUGE help!

    December 13, 2017 at 11:27 pm
  • Reply Rosanne

    I like that it has three wheels instead of the usual two which makes falling over less likely.

    December 13, 2017 at 11:32 pm
  • Reply Seyma Bennett Shabbir

    I love that you can change the deck and wheels, the color changing options would be great when they no longer like pinks/reds etc.

    December 14, 2017 at 1:59 am
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