The all new NIU Kick Scooter
It was about time… and there it is, relatively late to the market: The brand new NIU Kick Scooter. I was really moving this matter for a while, but not having a full blown staff behind me, I decided to … Continue reading The all new NIU Kick Scooter
The new MQi GT
The MQi GT was first showed at the EICMA 2019 (Read our report here) and is now available in numbers. And indeed it looks like the model presented at the show, so no vapor-ware (Project-X or TQi anyone?)… this is … Continue reading The new MQi GT
2nd Gen Dashboard
As promised im my first post about my very own 1st gen dashboard, here’s the tear-down of the 2nd gen dashboard. I got this (broken) dashboard from my lovely local dealer in hope of getting access to a working controller … Continue reading 2nd Gen Dashboard
Broken Gen 1 dashboard
One by one, my 2017 NIU N1s is increasingly showing signs of erosion… after getting random Error 140 and throttle issues (not fixed yet), the battery’s BMS going crazy and having the battery replaced, the ECU was replaced due to … Continue reading Broken Gen 1 dashboard
You probably came to MyNIU.org because you either own or plan to own an electric scooter from the NIU product range. And because you’re looking for a sustainable mobility solution – specifically for short distances (>50km) which most likely means … Continue reading Sustainable mobility
What NIU models are out there?
First of all: This post has been an FAQ entry from day one of MyNIU.org. But since the launch of the first NIU models (~2015), NIU developed a tendency to rename their (sub)models every now and then. So depending on … Continue reading What NIU models are out there?
CES 2020 – new models presented
To be honest, this was a move I did not expect to happen at CES 2020 but in November 2019 at the EICMA in Milan. But it all fits, because NIU did not only show two brand new, totally different … Continue reading CES 2020 – new models presented
Are you curious? Well, I am… let’s see what will unveiled at EICMA 2019 in Milan these days… “Something NIU is coming”, mhh, what could that mean. New models joining the previous ones or ‘just’ the new flagship stores in … Continue reading EICMA 2019
Hacking the NIU
To make it quick, this is just a heads-up about a “Hacking the NIU” presentation held by Nikias Bassen at JD-HITBSecConf back in 2018… just in case you missed it (like me 😉 ) In there you’ll find many interesting … Continue reading Hacking the NIU
An open letter to NIU
You might have seen my Blog entry about the long wait when you have to file a warranty case with your NIU and things have to be sort out with their Central European distributor – because nothing happened I think it’s … Continue reading An open letter to NIU
A warranty tale – aka the long wait
So, there you have it… the Error-30-of-doom struck me. It’s not the ‘usual Error 30‘ (i.e. Battery overload protection) but actually something more serious. Warranty time… Once upon a time… Old knight Axel was riding his noble 2017 NIU N1s … Continue reading A warranty tale – aka the long wait
How do you charge?
While it’s great (read: essential) that you can pull your NIUs battery and take it with you to charge it wherever possible, a static solution can be very convenient. Clever stuff Piet, one of our many nice myniu.org readers provided … Continue reading How do you charge?
The NIU UM – NIU goes naked-bike
There’s a new kid in town… the NIU UM (Pro/SL). “UM” like “U-Mini”… and that really fits. With just 40kg and an 800W rear hub motor (from Bosch, as usual) it’s said to be capable of about 40km/h (~25 mph). … Continue reading The NIU UM – NIU goes naked-bike
Driving in Wintertime?
Ok, this is not a usual post… it’s more a kickstart for a thread which more or less affects all of us: Wintertime! It’s getting cold, slippery and wet – personally I’m still trying to use my N1s as much … Continue reading Driving in Wintertime?
Should I buy NIU stock?
In case you haven’t heard NIU filed its initial public offering in the U.S on October 19th for a $150 million – starting at $6.85 it’s at roughly $9 as of writing. Many of you fellow NIU riders are probably … Continue reading Should I buy NIU stock?
Does the N-GT make sense?
2 days until they start the pre-sales of the new model N-GT on Indiegogo where early birds get an 500€ discount (300€ for the M1+) and a stack of extras… But personally I’m still a bit undecided about this model… being faster … Continue reading Does the N-GT make sense?
The App is fab!? Share your ideas!
Around mid-year 2018 NIU finally started to release a much better version of the App than the one before… which – and we all agreed on this – was a piece of crap (Post from 2017). But now we have a … Continue reading The App is fab!? Share your ideas!
(T)rusty scooter? This is a meant-to-stay post… it was born to grow. It’s about the endurance and longevity of our NIU scooters, so it will be fed by your participation. Over multiple years – hopefully. Walking the streets of Hamburg … Continue reading NIU endurance
Houston, we have a Flagship store!
Ok, NIU really means it… they’re on a mission, and the mission is a good one: A flagship store in Europes major “traffic cities”. So it does not mean it always will be a country’s capital, but cities suffering most … Continue reading Houston, we have a Flagship store!
To update or not to update?
Ok, NIU is rolling out the 1st OTA firmware update… sooner or later you’ll get an alert in your NIU App asking to go through a certain procedure to get your firmware to the latest version. There are different firmwares … Continue reading To update or not to update?
MyNIU got a forum
While I initially thought it will be redundant to offer a forum on MyNIU.org the increasing number on comments and discussions in some posts showed that there’s a demand for a forum with an international spin. The market is simply … Continue reading MyNIU got a forum
The 2018 models
In November 2017 at the EICMA show in Milan, NIU unveiled their new models for this year, here’s a [quite lengthy] recap… Updated 2018 models There are some updates to the existing models we know from 2017: As you’ve learned … Continue reading The 2018 models
Seat holder and opener
Are you nagged by the flimsy saddle hinge, especially when having the storage compartment open and both hands full? You were busy in the storage compartment and the saddle fell on year head or even jammed your hands? You need … Continue reading Seat holder and opener
A Tour through NIUs factory (2016)
The original of this report is written by Wu Yueming, View the source URL, and was translated into English by me. Cited facts and figures are most likely not up-to-date and have changed over the last year – this post is … Continue reading A Tour through NIUs factory (2016)
The first NIU factory tour (2015)
The original of this report dates from 08/31/2015 by “Pretending to be a geek” aka “geeker_ding” (who somewhat seem to retired in 2016) and was translated into English by me. Cited facts and figures are most likely not up-to-date and changed … Continue reading The first NIU factory tour (2015)