Motor scooters are vehicles with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel. The first patents for foot powered scooters date back to 1921. Up to that time there were no motors attached to the scooter. They were propelled by foot power.
The old-fashioned foot-powered push scooter was updated to a Razor motor scooter under the direction of Gino Tsai, whose father was a mechanical engineer for the J. D. Corporation in Shanghai, Taiwan. His motor scooter took about 5 years to design.
Gino Tsai claims that the reason he invented the Razor motor scooter was due to the fact that his father had to walk for miles every day around the huge bicycle factory that he worked for because of his short legs. To solve this problem he updated the old-fashioned push scooter into what we now know as the modern Razor motor scooter.
When Gino finished the development of his motor scooter he began to market it to the public. It quickly became a huge success with customers waiting as long as six months for their orders.
Why was the Razor motor scooter so popular? The Razor scooter was made from lightweight airplane grade aluminum which can...