It is important to read and follow the instructions and safety information
contained within this Owner's Manual prior to use.
wear a helmet when riding.
product is not a toy. It is not recommended for use by persons younger than 16.
must comply with all local laws and regulations. Check with your local police or
department of motor vehicles to determine local requirements.
insurance policy may not provide coverage for accidents involving this product.
Contact your insurance agent.
requires skill to operate safely. Practice starting, stopping and turning in a
large open area, free of vehicles, obstacles and pedestrians. Only after the
operator is competent in the use of the product should it be ridden in crowded
operate the City Bug Helper electric scooter at night. City Bug Helper is not equipped to be operated
in the dark nor in low light conditions. It may not be visible to other vehicles
or pedestrians in these conditions.
operate the product near children. When approaching pedestrians, announce your
presence to minimize sudden, unexpected moves by pedestrians.
product design allows for use by only one person. Do not carry additional
people. Do not carry any items on the City Bug Helper electric scooter, unless they are
securely placed in the basket.
Do not tow
or pull the City Bug Helper electric scooter behind a vehicle, bicycle or pedestrian.
Do not use
the City Bug Helper electric scooter to pull or tow anything.
on smooth, hard, flat surfaces. The City Bug Helper electric scooter is not intended for
off-road or hilly conditions.
caution when approaching curbs, uneven pavement, potholes or similar conditions.
The small front wheel cannot roll over objects higher than about two inches. You
may fall when running over these items.
ride the City Bug Helper electric scooter downhill for extended periods. This may increase
wear of the brake lining and adversely affect the ability to stop the unit.
joints, hinges and quick releases to ensure the City Bug Helper electric scooter is
properly assembled. Stop using the product immediately if any joint, hinge, or
quick release becomes loose. Correct the looseness prior to resuming the ride.
electric motor, batteries, and controls can be damaged if exposed to water. Do
not allow City Bug Helper to be used in the rain, nor to be driven through puddles of
proper air pressure in the tires. Low air pressure makes the motor work harder,
reduces ground clearance, and wears the tires.
brake lever touches the handlebar grip, stop use of the product until the lever
deflate the tire before disassembling the wheel. Failure to deflate the tire
could cause the wheel to come apart explosively.
charge the battery for City Bug Helper prior to the first use. Refer to the Battery System
and Charger section for more information regarding battery use.
caution when recharging the batteries. Do not recharge in an area that will
allow City Bug Helper or the charging unit to become wet. Recharge only in an area that is
well ventilated. Keep children away from the City Bug Helper electric scooter while it is
of the product or the charging unit if any wire becomes worn, broken, or damaged
in any way. Have the product inspected and serviced by an authorized dealer.
modify the electrical controls or wiring. Use only motors, batteries, and
charging units supplied or approved for the City Bug Helper electric scooter.
Do not use
the City Bug Helper electric scooter battery to power any other equipment.
block the air vents on the charging unit. If blocked, the charging unit may
overheat and create a fire hazard.
the fuse on the charging unit with a fuse of the same size and type.
seat and handlebar height to provide a comfortable and secure riding position on
the City Bug Helper electric scooter. The rider's hands must be able to easily grasp the
handlebar controls. Feet must rest comfortably on the foot rest area.
finished riding the City Bug Helper electric scooter, remove the key and take it with you.
This prevents unauthorized use of the product, especially by children.
folding the product, be certain the steer tube is securely locked into the seat
tube latch before carrying. While carrying the product, use caution to maintain
your balance, particularly on stairs.
is necessary, contact your authorized City Bug Helper electric scooter service center. Do not attempt to service the electric scooter yourself.
Service by anyone other than an authorized service center will void the Warranty