INSTRUCTIONS: Make sure that the hexagonal shaped pin is placed in the hexagonal shaped hole in the center of the wheel bolt. Then press the Wheel whizzed on to the wheel and double-checked if it is clicked in to all the spokes.
John Lewis was the first big name to stock the ingenious new toy, and now Anna and Philippa have helped to sell one million scooters to British children. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS READ LABELS, WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED WITH THE PRODUCT BEFORE USING OR CONSUMING.
Cost is the main criticism of Micro Scooters; although you do get what you pay for (they are safe, sturdy, and hold their value well) they are undeniably pricey. After some deliberation, we chose a Scootersaurus helmet for Austin, with matching wheel whizzes (cute, and easy to clip into the hubs).
The arrival of Smolder, Marshmallow and the rest of the accessories was a high point in Austin and Gwen’s week (and helped distract me from the redecoration of our front room). There is a warning, though: if you do order the Handlebar Heroes, make sure you construct them alone, as they come flat-packed and are a bit fiddly if you have two excited youngsters urging you to hurry up.
There was a worrying moment when I realized that Austin had clipped Smolder’s eyes together before I’d added them to his head; the pack warns you can’t get them apart once you’ve done this, but after about 10 minutes of wrenching, I managed to fix the problem. Hitting the streets on a practice school run, with smiles following us everywhere we went (it’s true, the super-cute Austin and Gwen do usually leave a trail of grins in their wake.