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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 Micro 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 13, 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
7 months ago
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 1, 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 13, 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 13, 2014
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
7 months ago
My kids LOVE these. I like how it is stable and allows them to safely maneuver around.
August 2, 2015
7 months 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 13, 2014
We have purchased one Mini Micro and three Maxi Micros for our grandchildren. They love the scooters and ride them everywhere. Micro Kickboard has a wonderful and safe product.
February 13, 2014
My daughter loves it, loves it, loves it.
February 13, 2014

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
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
It was recommended by a friend
Ivana B on Feb 2, 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
We have a mini that we bought second hand...our boy is getting older so we r getting the Maxi
Damon B on Dec 26, 2015
This is for my grandson. My daughter is the one that gave me your website. My grandson is almost 6 years old.
Sharon H on Dec 21, 2015
Chose the Maxi after a ton of research as to the best, most long lasting scooter to grow with my 5 year old.
Jodi M on Dec 19, 2015
We currently own products from Micro Kickboard and love the quality.
Jennifer S on Dec 19, 2015
looked well made
alessandra l on Dec 19, 2015
stable scooter
Sarah M on Dec 19, 2015
Special request by son
BRAD K on Dec 18, 2015
For my grandchildren ages 6 & 4. we previously bought one for our 5 yr old granddaughter several years ago & have been very happy with the product
Monika S on Dec 18, 2015
My son tried his friend's scooter and really liked it.
Arlene H on Dec 18, 2015
Why not?
Greg Santa C on Dec 17, 2015
my four yer old daughter picked it out
Ashley P on Dec 17, 2015
My son wanted a skateboard but I thought a scooter would be great to teach him on first. :)
Adriane H on Dec 17, 2015
great reviews
magali m on Dec 17, 2015
Reviewed several will be a gift to my 9 year old grand daughter
Lisa Z on Dec 17, 2015
Own one already n kid loves it
Francine N on Dec 17, 2015
My 5 year old had outgrown his mini
Natalie C on Dec 17, 2015
My kids love their cousin's scooters so.... Santa is taking credit for this.
Luke G on Dec 17, 2015
This scooter has excellent reviews!
Laura S on Dec 16, 2015
Brenda N on Dec 16, 2015
I picked the maxi scooters for my older kids (ages 7-11) because my 2 and 4 year olds LOVE their Mini scooters and the older kids always want to ride them, too. So I am getting the older kids their own versions so they can cruise around on them too. I'm very impressed with these scooters!
Brooke G on Dec 16, 2015
We had the mini and we loved it. My daughter now needs the larger size.
Melissa D on Dec 15, 2015
eldest daughter needs a new one so her little sister can have her old one. one of the best toys ever
Joshua K on Dec 15, 2015
on advise of family
John N on Dec 15, 2015
supatra r on Dec 15, 2015
Christmas gift for nephew who has a Micro Mini and is big enough to ride the larger size.
Douglas M on Dec 15, 2015
We had the Mini and my son just loved it. He has outgrown it as he is 9 y/o. He has Cerebral Palsy and this is the only scooter he has been able to ride. Thank you!
Tish r on Dec 15, 2015
good reviews
Sara H on Dec 15, 2015
Requested by Grandchild
Richard K on Dec 15, 2015
Great reviews and wanted something special for the holiday.
Christy A on Dec 15, 2015
Joan I on Dec 15, 2015
was requested for holiday gifts
Tenzin Y on Dec 14, 2015
Birthday gift for my son. Never had one before.
Donna M on Feb 4, 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
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
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 :)
What is the difference between mini and maxi?
A shopper on Jun 13, 2015
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!