Similar to Madd Gear, Grit Scooters emanate from Australia and have quickly become one of the fastest growing brands of scooter in the UK. Designed for free style scooting, the extreme riding scene has helped to put Grit scooters on the map and make them a top choice amongst Brits. With a good choice of models within their range you can grab a scooter for as little as £60.
Grit Scooters make a whole range of complete scooters and also scooters accessories, including decks and tape, forks, handlebars, clamps and grips. They even have their own brand of wheels and peg sets so making your own custom version of a grit scooter is certainly a possibility. Most of their scooter parts will mix and match with other brands on the market so you can use their components to funk up your existing scooter too. However, if you are looking to take out the hassle and buy a ready built solid scooter then this brand might just have the model you are looking for.
Grit has 7 key models within their range and is constantly upgrading their models to ensure they stay ahead of the game.
Starting with the entry model the Extremist which at around £60 gets you a great little starter stunt scooter for your dosh. The most up to date version is called the Grit Extremist which hit the street the backend of 2013. This saw slightly scaled back spec on the previous Grit Extremist 2013 model (which came out in February/March 2013) but also a permanent price drop. This model is predominately known for being an all over one colour scooter. Check out our comparison table below for full spec.
The end of 2013 also saw the reintroduction of the Grit Extremist Pro. At around £80 you get slightly higher spec with a Flex Brake, Triple Clamp and Concave Deck with Grind Rails.
The Fluxx is next in line and bags you harder Alloy wheels in new two tone colour; the new Hi Tensile Gusseted Riser Handlebar and a concave one piece construction deck. The new version is the Fluxx 2014 and will be released around spring 2014. Approximatley a year after the Fluxx 2013 was released. Overall the 2014 model has had some great improvements and at under £100 is a solid scooter for beginners or intermediate riders alike.
The Grit C Y Series and the C I Series are exactly the same scooters for spec except for their bars. The C Y has Grit’s Yeh Yeh Yeh bars and the C I has Grit’s Invader bars so it’s a matter of choice over which design you prefer. You get the set up you would expect on a scooter at around this price point £100-£110. Flex brake, Grit Alloy core wheels, triple clamp and heat treated alloy deck. This is a new model for the end of 2013 and perfect for those looking to upgrade or start out on a stunt scooter. There are some brilliant new gold and silver colours in these models as well!
The Elite really steps it up to the next level with Abec 9 bearings, new 100mm 2 colour mixed PU Wheels, new design Chromo Gusseted Riser bars and a Threadless Neco headset with sealed bearings. The newest model to hit the streets is the Elite 2014 version released Spring 2014. What also sets this model apart is the Skeletonized down tube and two tone grips. At around £130 this model is also ultra lightweight at approx 3.4kg so is idea for riders who know how to pull a trick or two.
The Grit Elite 3 2013 version was released in Autumn 2013.
September 2013 saw a brand new addition to the Grit family. The Grit Tremor comes in at around the £150.00 price point. This is the first of the Grit models to offer a new 110mm alloy core wheel that is becoming increasing popular these days. The Tremor and the Elite 2014 are also the only models to offer a cut out head tube favoured on high end scooters and reducing overall weight. The graphic design really makes this new model stand out from the others.
If you are looking for something a bit more professional then the popular Mayhem is definitely the one you are after. With slightly larger 110mm 5 Spoke Alloy core wheels to speed things up you also have the added quad clamp for extra strength. Again the latest version is the Grit Mayhem 2013 and has been released in four awesome colour ways with this model and the Invader gaining an open head tube. Get a top end ride for around £170.00
If only the best will do, why not go for the all new Grit Invader 2014 or the New model Grit Invader 125 2014. At around £200 - £250 this is one awesome ride. The Invader 2014 comes with a Skeletonised down tube, wider Handlebars than the 2013 Invader at 530mm and a fully Integrated NECO Headset. The difference between the 125 model and standard invader is in the size with the 125 being slightly bigger in bar height and width. Also a slightly bigger deck and new to the Grit Scooters, 125mm 88A PU Alloy 6 Spoked Wheels with ABEC
But what is it that makes this brand so popular with scooter fans? Using computer aided design and gaining feedback from their worldwide riding team Grit scooters claim to only use the highest quality raw materials for their scooters. Their aim is to stay at the forefront of extreme scooting and as such they are constantly upgrading and improving upon their existing range of products.
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|GRIT FLUXX 2014 ||GRIT ELITE 2014 ||GRIT MAYHEM 2013 || |
GRIT INVADER 2014
|Wheels ||85a PU Nylon Core 100mm wheels |
|100mm 2 Colour Mixed PU Alloy Slotted 88A ||100mm 2 Colour Mixed PU, 88A Alloy Slotted Wheels |
110mm 88a PU 5 Spoke Alloy Core Wheels
|110mm 88A PU Alloy Spoked |
|Bearings ||ABEC 7 bearings ||ABEC 9 bearings ||ABEC 9 bearings ||ABEC 9 bearings ||ABEC 9 bearings |
|Bars ||Hi Tensile Riser Handlebar, 500mm High || |
Hi Tensile Gusseted Riser Handlebar, 540cm high
Chromo Handlebar, Riser Handlebar, 550mm high
Oversize 34.9mm Chromoly HIC Bars 500mm wide x 560mm high
Oversize Chromo ‘Invader’ Handlebar, 530mm wide and 550mm High
|DownTube ||Oval Internal Gusseted ||Diamond Shape || |
|Squared Down Tube ||Skeletonised |
|Grips ||Soft feel grips ||Soft feel grips ||Ridged 2 Colour Soft Feel Grips & Grit Bar Plugs ||Super Grippy Squid Grips ||Grit Ridged Soft Feel Grips & Grit Bar Plugs |
|Fork ||Hi Tensile Steel Threaded || |
Hi Tensile Steel Threaded
High Tensile Threadless
Chromoly Threadless Forks
|Forged Alloy |
|Headset ||1 1/8” Threaded Headset ||1 1/8” Threaded Headset ||Threadless Sealed Headset Bearings ||Threadless Neco heat treated Headset ||Fully Integrated NECO Headset |
|Compression System || || ||HIC ||HIC Kit || |
|Deck ||6061 Heat Treated Alloy Deck ||6061 Heat Treated Alloy, 3 Degree Concave, Integrated Grind Rails || |
4'' Triple Channel 6061 Heat Treated Alloy, 3 Degree Concave, Integrated Grind Rails
|4'' Semi-Integrated Deck with 3 Degree Concave Platform ||Reinforced Triple Channel 6061 Heat Treated Alloy 4.34" Wide 3 Degree Concave with integrated Grind Rails |
|Grip tape || || ||Full deck grip tape ||Full deck grip tape ||Full deck grip tape |
|Collar Clamp ||Alloy Double clamp ||Alloy triple clamp ||Triple Alloy Collar Clamp ||Alloy Quad Clamp ||34.9 Alloy Quad Clamp |
|Break ||Spring Brake || |
Stainless Steel Flex Fender
|Stainless Steel Flex Fender ||Stainless steel Flex Fender ||Flex Fender Brake |
|Scooter Weight || || || ||3.5kg || |
|Age Range ||For ages 7 years+ ||For ages 8 years+ ||For ages 8 years+ ||For ages 8 years+ ||For ages 8 years+ |
|Max Rider Weight ||Max weight: 100Kgs / 220Lbs ||Max weight: 100Kgs / 220Lbs ||Max weight: 100Kgs / 220Lbs ||Max weight: 100Kgs / 220Lbs ||Max weight: 100Kgs / 220Lbs |