Surfing Trails on a Bike without Pedals (Ep.41)

Gravity Scooter's Jordi Ponti goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast to discuss what the origins of the brand and sport, scooter mushing, and much more
Gravity Scooter's DH scooter


A bike without pedals? Dog mushing? Surfing mountains? Today’s episode is a mindbender, and the backstory here all starts with episode #22 of Bikes & Big Ideas, so you should listen to it if you haven’t already.

We’re talking today with Jordi Ponti from Barcelona-based Gravity Scooters, and we discuss how the idea of a gravity scooter came to be; the advantages of ditching your pedals — and seat posts; designing a DH scooter; dog mushing; and more.

TOPICS & TIMES

  • Origins of Gravity Scooters (3:13)
  • Coming up with the downhill scooter (5:48)
  • Advantages of ditching the pedals (8:48)
  • Designing a DH oriented scooter (11:59)
  • Where are people riding these? (15:52)
  • Mushing (17:17)
  • Most common questions & reactions (21:04)
  • Brakes & wheel size (27:04)
  • Price (29:04)
  • Where can people demo a scooter (31:37)
  • Find Gravity Scooters on the web (32:57)

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