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I Love 1999



First there were rollerskates, then skateboards, and - in 1999 - microscooters.

For about £100 you could ride to work on a briefcase-sized collapsing scooter.

Why did they catch on? Who knows. But for about six months they were everywhere - usually slung over the shoulder of a trendy young man with bleached spiky hair and a tank top.

When kids started getting cheap imitations for Christmas, the scooters lost their cool and were discarded.


1999 Toys: Scooters | Pokemon | WWF

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