Typical scooter manufacturer's weld rails onto the step board to connect the neck, and use
a spring-loaded trigger to fold the neck down. This welded interface is susceptible to
breaking, and the spring can corrode and break, because of it's location and the
light-weight wire used. If either the welds or the spring breaks, a typical scooter cannot
be easily repaired.
The AXtion AX-1 series scooters features a slot through the step board, and a solid
aluminum alloy block that is triple-bolded onto the step board to connect the neck.
Besides being extremely tough, this design is also easily repairable.