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Ex-WMU football player brings electric scooter business to Battle Creek

Ex-WMU football player brings electric scooter business to Battle Creek 2020-09-21Leave a comment

electrical bike Ex-WMU soccer participant brings electrical scooter enterprise to Battle Creek

Odell Miller is sweet at transferring folks.

His bodily power and dedication earned the 2014 Gull Lake Excessive College graduate a chance as a walk-on for the Western Michigan College soccer workforce, the place he ultimately turned the Broncos’ beginning tight finish and earned the nickname “The Nice Wall of Odell.”

Now, after a shot within the NFL, the Battle Creek native is making an attempt to maneuver folks by means of his startup electrical scooter rental firm, Fly Rentals.

“Micro-mobility sharing is the long run,” Miller mentioned. “It is good for the surroundings, good for the economic system. It is economically pleasant. It is a good way for college kids to get round campus… My aim is to develop larger, however I need to develop slowly. I need to deal with mid-sized faculty campuses. I need to begin in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek and slowly develop out.”

Odell Miller cruises through downtown Battle Creek on an electric Fly scooter on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The former WMU football player is launching an electric scooter rental company for downtown Battle Creek and Kalamazoo.

Miller is the only proprietor and founding father of Fly Leases. He personally designed the electrical scooters, which can journey as much as speeds of 16 mph. With a headlight, bell, flip sign and brake lights, they’re avenue authorized in Michigan.

The Fly scooters are outfitted to function in all climate and seasons and have a 600-watt motor. The scooters take between three and 5 hours to cost, and a single cost can supply as much as 35 miles of journey, relying on the circumstances.

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