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Shopping: Wheel cool; Amber Graafland gets on her bike and checks out some of the hippest ways to get around this summer.

1 Need some pedal power? Schwinn mountain bike, pounds 299.99 from Halfords: 0845 762 6625.

2 Prams don't come any cooler than this three-wheeler Trax pushchair, pounds 99.99 from Mothercare: 01923 240 365.

3 It may look dinky but a Micro Scooter is big news if you need to make a quick getaway. pounds 119.95, The Gadget Shop: 0800 783 8343.

4 For those with poise and a powerful foot action, a skateboard is the only way to travel: a) and c) From pounds 75, New Deal Skateboards from HSC+: 0800 652 0181; b) pounds 120.75 from Slam City Skates: 020 7240 0928.

5 The Apollo Fire Chief has a chunky retro design, pounds 79.99, Halfords, as above.

6 Ride off on a Piaggo Vespa ET4 Scooter, pounds 2,199, from Metropolis: 020 7793 9313.
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:Graafland, Amber
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 5, 2000
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