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Maxi Original

ages 5-12


  • Highest rated scooter for 5-12 year olds
  • Kids love curving and carving using weight transfer and handlebar to steer
  • Smoothest, quietest ride available 

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The T-Bar is designed for easy balancing.

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The Maxi Kickboard is the highest rated scooter for ages 5 to 12. Kids love the ride, and you will love the years of fun and exercise it gives, making it one of the best value presents you can buy your child. The smooth gliding Maxi has a curving and carving action that allows kids to surf the sidewalk like a skateboard, with the handlebar providing greater control and maneuverability. Kids use their body weight and handlebar to lean into a turn, resulting in smooth, safe turns. The Micro Maxi has the smoothest, quietest ride available thanks to high quality polyurethane wheels and a flexible fiberglass reinforced deck, which together absorb bumps in the sidewalk. Safety certified by the CPSC, the Micro Maxi is recommended for kids up to 110 lbs. Its exceptionally strong construction is flexible and light weight, making it a great cruising scooter for urban and suburban neighborhoods alike. Many kids use their Micro Maxi to ride the sidewalk to school.

STEERING - Choose between the traditional T-Bar or the Joystick for maximum curving and carving action. The handlebar styles are interchangeable and available as an Accessory, so if you choose the T-Bar to start you can upgrade to the Joystick as skills develop. Both Maxi’s steering sticks extend from 24 in to 34 in above the deck.

SAFETY - For best protection, we recommend that kids wear helmets and knee pads when riding.

AWARDS - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award Seal and Platinum Seal (2009), Parents Choice Approved (2010), Universal Design Award and Universal Design Consumer Favorite (2009), Red Dot Design Award (2009)

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Best Way to get Around
We LOVE the Mini and Maxi Micro scooters!! Best purchase we've made for our kids. We live close to an historic downtown city, and since the age of 2 our children have scooted as their main mode of transportation. We can take them everywhere, and also easily tote them on the trolley ride home when the little ones are tired. We've flown with them as well, from trips to Cape Cod, to trips to Santa Barbara, these scooters have been all over the USA! People ask us about them regularly, as they are amazed at how well, and how responsibly, our children navigate the sometimes busy sidewalks. Our nearly 4 year old will be receiving a new Maxi for his birthday in a few short weeks, and I know he'll be thrilled to have a 'big' scooter like his sister. 5 stars all around!
February 14, 2014
from Gran
My grandson loves it. he is 4 years old and this scooter fits him perfect. no need to buy Mini Micro for this age. love it!
July 2, 2014
Perfect gift
This is one of the best gifts I have given my grandchildren. I started with the mini - then moved up to the maxi as they grew up. Now five have a maxi and one has the mini - for now. It is durable and they all love it.
July 31, 2015
1 year ago
Wonderful Product
We love our Mini Micro so much that we purchased a Maxi Micro as my oldest grew. The product is wonderful. So easy to use and it grows with the child. Very safe and the colors are great. HIGHLY recommend these scooters!
February 14, 2014
Love These!
We have a Mini Micro and a Maxi Micro and I love them and my kids love them. We're pretty laid back so indoor scootering occurs and these are great for both racing around the house and making a run to the coffee shop or around the lake. Best features are ease of maneuvering and replaceable parts, but that said, we haven't had to replace any parts yet and it's been 4 years.
February 14, 2014
Most Ergonomic
Your scooters compared to standard scooters are like snowboarding is to skiing. The scooter becomes one with the child and my two year old was amazing.She had no problem keeping up with her 5-year old brother. We have purchased three other scooters since then. First one Maxi Micro then 2 Sprites. Love them all.
February 14, 2014
Maxi scooter is great.
I bought five of these scooters for my grandchildren for Christmas. They were a hit. The older grands also enjoyed them. They are very well made. Much more stable than a Razor. I highly recommend this product.
December 27, 2014
more kickboards in future
I first bought two kickboardsusa for my grandchildren last year...they love came before the date promised (within a week), packaged securely, not damaged, and was assembled in a few minutes.. The boy and girl, ages 6 and 4, started using them immediately in the house, they couldn't wait to go outside! I have taken them to the park myself with the kickboards in tow...needless to say, they have to be problem free and light enough for a a 60+ granny to handle. My latest purchase was the 3 in 1 for 2 yr old...he loves his as much as his older siblings....thank you to a company with wonderful customer service (I had some questions) and a quality product...I'm sure more kickboards R in my future.
February 14, 2015
Best scooter ever!
I love micro maxi or mini because my doughter can go anywhere with it, is faster, is durable, comfortable . I know it's expensive! But wort it. Thank you!
July 31, 2015
1 year ago
My 4 year old love it!
We decided to go with the Maxi for our 4 year old and it's perfect! He loves it and so do his little friends. I received a text from his friends mother last night wondering what kind of scooter my son has because his friend went home and told his mom that he needs a MicroKick board too! ??
January 7, 2016
1 year ago

Additional Information

Age 5 - 12 years
Weight capacity 110 lbs
Scooter Weight 5.5 lbs
Storage and Travel T-Bar and Joystick remove from deck
Handle Height 24" to 34" from deck
Wheel size/material Front: 120 mm, Back: 80 mm, Polyurethane
Length/width of scooter 23" x 5.5"
Length/width of standing deck 13" x 5.5"

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Why did you choose this?
Micro Kickboard Store
Did my research and this one is the one!
Lory O on Feb 24, 2017
I read lots of reviews and the Micro Maxi scooter was continually the top rated. I like that the handles can grow (lengthen) as my grand daughter grows. I expect her to have years of fun with this scooter.
Tom R on Feb 6, 2017
Did my research and this one is the one!
Lory O on Feb 24, 2017
So that my grandson, who lives in Florida, would have an identical set of wheels when he visits.
Peter R on Feb 21, 2017
I read lots of reviews and the Micro Maxi scooter was continually the top rated. I like that the handles can grow (lengthen) as my grand daughter grows. I expect her to have years of fun with this scooter.
Tom R on Feb 6, 2017
Love that we can buy replacement parts!!! We have had scooter for four years and had to replace handle covers and breaks but the change is easy to do and rides like new
Darla B on Jan 30, 2017
My son has loved but now grown out of the mini. We're ready for the next phase!
Jaime H on Jan 26, 2017
Because I bought the mini micro 2-5years of age & my daughter loved it & so did I. It's the best scooter made so she is now turning 6 & has outgrown the 2-5 mini micro so I'm now buying the maxi age 5-8 years for her.
Noeleen H on Jan 19, 2017
Son has been using his micro since 2yrs.. turning 5yrs and we go everywhere with the scooters... time to upgrade!.. LOVE this brand
Seonaid C on Feb 22, 2016
This is the natural step up from the micro mini. He's turning 6 and we cant think of another way to celebrate than give him a bigger version We LOVE your company's commitment to quality and function.
Stefanie G on Feb 22, 2016
High quality, age appropriate
Paul P on Feb 21, 2016
Ive been buying these items now since my boys were 3 and 5, the quality is great it last them for over two years. They love them and use them everyday so when they are due for a new one i trust Micro for my boys. This will be their 3rd one as they started out with the mini micro. we've loved Micro since then.....
Belinda B on Feb 21, 2016
my daughter scoots often and its her 3rd one. they're great
jeffrey g on Feb 19, 2016
My 7-year-old and 4-year-old have the Mini and they ABSOLUTELY love it! They are by far the best scooters I have ever seen or purchased. My 7-year-old is ready to move to the bigger size so we are purchasing the Maxi.
skye w on Feb 18, 2016
My daughter likes the scooter
Carolyn P on Feb 17, 2016
For My Granddaughter.. Whom I love dearly..
Scott M on Feb 17, 2016
Best scooter ever. 4 grandkids have them now
Cathy D on Feb 16, 2016
Selected by my daughter for our grandson. Thanks
David L on Feb 16, 2016
Scooter had great reviews - purchasing for our granddaughter so we wanted to make sure it was the best product around.
Sandra R on Feb 16, 2016
all 6 of grand kids love these scooters!
Libby C on Feb 15, 2016
My 5yo has outgroown his Micro Mini, so he gets the Maxi for his birthday and the 3yo gets the Mini now.
Rachelle W on Feb 15, 2016
My son who is now 6 years old loves this scooter. We got him one when he was 3 years old and he rides it all the time. He is getting bigger so I need to go up in size. He refuses to learn how to ride his bike because he loves his scooter so much. His sister how is 9 has this same scooter and they ride together all over our neighborhood. Love the quality and colors.
Jill M on Feb 15, 2016
The Microkick-Maxi was rated very high for the 5-12 year age group. I ordered one for my grand daughter, who is 5, for Christmas and she loved it. It rode nicely, and she was able to balance herself easily with confidence. Her siblings, 4 year old twins also loved it and each wanted one. As the first scooter was such a hit, I promised the twins that I would order them each their own scooters. Now everyone is happy.
Ellen M on Feb 12, 2016
I bought the other brand's scooter which is cheaper than this product just because I wanted to save a couple dollars but it was defected,so I had to go through returning process and it was a hustle,so I ended up buying it off m-cro directry because I knew for a fact that this company is the most trusted company and all my friends kids have this company's scooter.I should have purchased off m-cro directry from the beginning!
Naomi K on Feb 12, 2016
daughter is outgrowing the mini.
Lei S on Feb 11, 2016
The kids love their minis and are now ready for the maxi
Barbara H on Feb 10, 2016
It was recommended by others
Wioletta M on Feb 10, 2016
Very good product. Easy to ride and smooth wheels!
Mario F on Feb 9, 2016
Birthday present
Nate the Skate on Feb 8, 2016
Looking for a solid product that got great reviews. Also, a low to the ground scooter with 4 wheels to help my special needs daughter with coordination/stability. Plus, they look pretty cool.
Rosanne S on Feb 8, 2016
kids love them!
Sally G on Feb 7, 2016
Inlaws have 2 of these for their kids. The kids love them and ride them non-stop. Smooth operation, steering and breaking. Very stable scooter.
Thomas M on Feb 6, 2016
A gift for my grandson.
Karilyn K on Feb 6, 2016
I have a very 4 year old son, who loves to ride scooters. I wanted something safer and more durable than what he has had in the past. We already have one for my younger son and my 4 year old is always taking it to ride. It will be a great addition to our family fun rides.
Matthew H on Feb 5, 2016
Birthday gift for my son. Never had one before.
Donna M on Feb 4, 2016
It was recommended by a friend
Ivana B on Feb 2, 2016
We have had a mini since our daughter was too and it is her favorite mode of transport. She is getting too big for it, so time to upgrade to the Maxi.
Melanie A on Jan 28, 2016
The best scooter on the market! Trust me I've researched them all! I'm looking forward to seeing our son's face when he opens this Maxi scooter on his birthday! He is moving up from the mini to the maxi and we are so excited for him. He has been riding the mini from age 18 months.
Valentina J on Jan 27, 2016
Joe H on Jan 26, 2016
Great product! Easy for kids to steer and handle.
Bradley M on Jan 24, 2016
my kids friend has it and they llove riding it so I am getting them their own
Mary Ann P on Jan 23, 2016
I picked this item because of the great reviews
Yolanda S on Jan 22, 2016
I purchased the mini a few years ago for my son and he loves it. Now he is older and needs the maxi. He loves his scooter. It is a great product and great investment. My son still uses his mini even though he is to big for it; the scooter still runs smoothly.
Natasha S on Jan 20, 2016
Recommended by my son as gift for his 5 yr old.
Emily C on Jan 19, 2016
so my grandsons can play with it when they come to visit
cheryl s on Jan 17, 2016
Can't beat this product for durability and fun.
Katrina W on Jan 17, 2016
We ordered a scooter for Caldwell's older brother a while ago. It was a big success!! Actually the smaller one and then this size.
louise c on Jan 14, 2016
recommended by a friend
Richard H on Jan 10, 2016
My daughter requested it for my grandchild.
Virginia L on Jan 8, 2016
Solid construction and fun colors for my daughter.
David W on Jan 5, 2016
Already have the mini for my daughter and she has loved it. Needed a bigger size since she is growing.
Kasi B on Jan 3, 2016
Good reviews
Sherry F on Dec 31, 2015
So that my grandson, who lives in Florida, would have an identical set of wheels when he visits.
Peter R on Feb 21, 2017
Love that we can buy replacement parts!!! We have had scooter for four years and had to replace handle covers and breaks but the change is easy to do and rides like new
Darla B on Jan 30, 2017
Is this scooter very different than the Mini? We want to purchase one for our daughter's 3 year old birthday. Thank you.
A shopper on Jul 12, 2015
Maxi Original
Maxi Original
Mini Original
Mini Original
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, we normally would recommend the Micro Mini (ages 2-5) for a 3-year-old. The larger Maxi (ages 5-12) weighs a bit more than the Mini and can be more-difficult to steer for riders under the age of 5. Please let us know if you have further questions-- we have a toll-free telephone number, 888-236-5657, and are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).
How to fold?
A shopper on Jun 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This scooter does not fold down-- instead, it features a removable handlebar. This allows you to easily store and transport the scooter itself :)
There is a maxi micro with foldable T-bar in blue and pink available on the website. Why is that one not shown here?
Shilpa K on Jul 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We are sold-out of the folding Maxis currently (July 2015) but hope to have them restocked by September 2015. Cheers!
What is the difference between mini and maxi?
A shopper on Jun 13, 2015
Maxi Original
Maxi Original
Mini Original
Mini Original
BEST ANSWER: To choose between the Mini and Maxi, we recommend that you consider the size of the child in addition to their age. The Maxi is designed for children ages 5-12, up to 110 lbs, but may be suitable for a younger child depending on their weight and coordination. The minimum weight requirement for the Maxi is 35 lbs. This in mind, the Mini's lighter weight makes it easier to maneuver and helps build confidence for younger riders.

The Maxi weighs 2 lbs more than the Mini and its deck is 1 inch wider and almost 2 inches longer; this makes the Maxi a little more challenging to control, maneuver, and pick-up when compared to the Mini. The Mini's steering bar is fixed at a height of 24 inches above the deck; the Maxi's steering bar is adjustable from 24 inches up to 36 inches, allowing it to 'grow' with the child.

Please bear in mind that all parts are replaceable on Micro products; thus, when a child outgrows a Mini/Maxi, it can be refreshed as needed to be passed on to a younger sibling or friend. By changing the handle bar grips, deck color, wheels, etc., the scooter can be made "like new." Cheers!
how does one remove the T bar for travel?
Brooke S on Jun 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There is a small red tab located at the very bottom of the scooter's handlebar; this is what allows you to snap the handlebar into (and out of) the scooter base. Simply press in the tab and pull the handlebar out to remove. Cheers!
How do you adjust the handle bars?
A shopper on Jun 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: To adjust the handlebars, you unlatch the black clamp, adjust to desired height, tighten clamp (if necessary), and then finish by re-latching the black clamp. Cheers!
What it the best height to adjust the handle bar to on the scooter? Above the waist, chest high, or above the chest?
Sam M on Mar 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Above the child's belly button, about the same height as their rib cage
Promo code?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, we do not have any promo codes currently available for the Micro Max (as of 6.8.15). Cheers!
do you have to be a certain height/?
A shopper on Jun 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We normally recommend that kiddos are at least 42 inches tall and weigh at least 35 pounds prior to bumping up to the Micro Maxi (ages 5-12). Cheers!
Should i remove the red protection at the bottom of the scooter?
Nesma on Jan 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No - please keep the red mudguard on the scooter =)
s this scooter assembled? Micro kick board, maxi kick board
Irene W on Dec 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: All you need to do is pop-in the (removable) handlebar and they are ready to roll! Only takes a matter of seconds =)
Does the maxi automatically come with joystick steering?
Ann H on Oct 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: When adding the item into your cart, you select "color" and "steering option." If you would like the joystick model, make sure to select the joystick steering option when adding the item to your shopping cart.

The scooter otherwise does not come with both handlebars. That said, you can always order the opposite style of handlebar (separately) here:
how tall can you be and use the Maxi if you are 100 lb?
Kit Yue W on Sep 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Maxi is suitable for riders up to 5'3" or 5'4" depending on arm length. Cheers!
Does the maxi scooter have four wheels? I thought I've seen one that did. I'm confused!
Sunrise mama on May 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Maxi has two front wheels and a pair of identical (80mm) rear wheels; the rear wheels are side-by-side and almost appear to be a singular rear wheel.
How does the maxi ride on brick roads?
Sarah on May 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This scooter is not ideal for brick roads. To be honest, not many scooters are ideal for that riding surface. This scooter features smooth polyurethane wheels that are great on sidewalks and other normal types of pavement
What is the difference between maxi original and deluxe?
Elle T on Apr 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The main difference is "cosmetics"-- the Maxi Deluxe has graphics on the deck and an anodized handlebar
T-bar vs joystick... What are the pros and cons?
Ann D on Apr 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The T-bar is what we suggest for beginners-- it is more "traditional" and has kiddos' hands spread apart on each grip on the "T." The Joystick is for more-advanced riders and allows kiddos to curve/carve with greater athleticism. Please call us if you would like to chat re: the differences-- we have a toll-free telephone number, 888-236-5657, and are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Is there a way the mini can be converted to a maxi?
divya r on Mar 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There is no means of "converting" a Mini into a Maxi, apologies! The scooters have completely different frames, molds, etc
flashing wheels for maxi?
saandra J on Mar 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Maxi does not have flashing wheels. Also, we do not have any accessories for the Maxi's wheels at this juncture (March 2016). Please let us know if you have further questions-- we have a toll-free telephone number, 888-236-5657, and are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).
My daughter is turning 4 but is 43" and 42lbs. Would she be able to handle the Maxi or would the Mini still be better for her, even with her being so close to the mini's weight limit?
Kathryn S on Feb 23, 2016
Maxi Original
Maxi Original
Mini Original
Mini Original
BEST ANSWER: Hi Kathryn, your kiddo is at the "sweet spot" wherein she could go either route. If you are looking to "maximize" your investment, I would go with the larger Maxi. Please call us if you need further help with the decision-- we have a toll-free telephone number, 888-236-5657, and are open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).
is there a version for 150# adult
large kid models?
dorothy u on Feb 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, this scooter can hold up to 110 pounds and is generally good for riders up to age 12. For heavier/older riders, please refer to our adult scooter section:
Does it have a brake?
Susan R on Nov 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it has a rear fender brake (hovers over rear wheels). You use your foot to engage the brake
does the steering column turn the wheels?
Carol C on Nov 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Carol, the rider uses his/her body weight to "lean to steer" the scooter. You do not literally turn the handlebar like one does on a bicycle or something else with a singular front wheel. This "lean to steer" action is what we like to call surfing the sidewalk, cheers!
Can the micro maxi fit into a normal suitcase after it is disassembled ? What is the dimention after the disassemble flat shape ?
Claire C on Oct 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Claire! When disassembled, the Micro Maxi can definitely fit into *checked* luggage. It has the following dimensions when disassembled: 23 inches x 11 inches x 7 inches
Do you use the handle bars or tilt to turn the scooter? I want to know mainly if the base of the scooter tilts?
Julie W on Sep 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You lean to steer this style of kickboard. The handlebar does not literally turn, the rider instead uses his/her body weight to steer the ride; this is similar to how one steers whilst surfing or skateboarding. Cheers!
Is it possible to buy joystick itself later on?
Jordan V on Sep 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jordan, yes it is! We sell Maxi joysticks (handlebar only) on our website right here:
What is the weight limit for this scooter?
Amanda L on Jul 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 110 pounds
Where can I buy handle grips?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Here's a link:
Can you put the O bar on the maxi ?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, the O-bar (handle) is only compatible with the smaller Micro Mini (ages 2-5). Cheers!
Can you put the I bar in the maxi? So your littlest ones can ride?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, the O-bar (handle) is only compatible with the smaller Micro Mini (ages 2-5). Cheers!

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