Forget bikes, motorcycles and even the bulky cars. Whatever is pulled from the bounty of technology is absolutely fun and life changing. The newest innovation, hoverboards have taken the world by storm. Both the young and old, male and female are doing whatever they can to whatever they can to own this masterpiece. There are various hoverboards in the market but you will find spectacular performance in these top 6.
1. Razor Hovertrax Electric Self Balancing Hoverboard
This innovative self-balancing scooter will definitely blow your mind. It features a gyro sensor technology that facilitates a smooth ride. Its unique idea in design enables it to stay in sync with every move that you make. You can glide smoothly, make a 360 degrees turn and even turn on a dime by simply shifting your foot. Even better, this hoverboard is able to run smoothly and gears you up for up to 115 minutes of a pure ride.
It has an anti-slip foot platform that keep you steady through the ride. Expect fun speeds of up to 6mph with this hoverboard. This futuristic scooter is recommended for persons of 13 years and above. The maximum rider weight that can be accommodated is 220 pounds.
2. Leray Self Balancing Scooter
With speeds of up to 8K/h, unbelievable movements are what you get from this hoverboard for you. With it, expect a smooth slide like a ride, 360-degree turns and effortless turns within your dynamic equilibrium. You can take it on a ride anywhere yet still experience the same amount of fun; in the house, backyard and streets. It is designed with a dreamwalker motor which is behind its stability and strength. It can easily manage a maximum output of 500W. The motor is also designed to be silent and energy efficient.
It has an intelligent system behind the battery management that independently controls the performance status of every battery cell. This guarantees you a smooth, stable and safe performance. It takes about 2-2 1/2 hours of battery charge time that power the 110 Wh battery capacity. It can accommodate users of up to 90 kgs/ 220 lbs. On a horizontal surface, it can go up to 15 km although its rated speed is 8 km/h.
3. Swagway X1 Hands-Free Smart Board
Considered as the next step of evolution in transportation, the Swagway X1 is a fast and light hoverboard model. It magically balances you for the ride. It is designed with a dual action motor that effectively responds to the movement of your body. By shifting your weight forward, it accelerates forward. If you want to make a right turn, simply turn your feet to the right. Just like a skateboard, you can perform tricks and stunts. It moves up to 12 miles per hour with a single battery charge lasting you up to 10 miles. It can climb a 15-degree incline and can support a person weighing 250 pounds.
4. Black Self Balancing Scooter by Hovertech
Fitted with two stable 6.5" wheels, the self-balancing scooter offers a smooth and running for the user. This product of technology is designed with safety in mind for the benefit of the user. It is fitted with safe US certified batteries and chargers. Powered by an incredible Samsung core battery, this scooter is guaranteed to give you an incredibly long ride lasting up to 6 hours and 11 miles on a single charge. Forget about replacing the scooter when something breaks down. All of the units on this scooter by Hovertech have replaceable parts. This gives you the peace of mind in knowing that whatever breaks can be easily replaced; tyres, foot pads, battery, charger. Better still, this product guarantees durability and a smooth ride.
This self-balancing scooter his designed with LED lights which make it easy, fun and possible to ride even in the dark. The pavement is lit up for you and oncoming people can see you from a distance hence heightening safety. It is advisable to wear protective gear especially if you are a beginner. Mastering the balance can be a task for some people hence the risk of falling and injuring themselves. This is especially emphasized with kids.
5. Powerboard by Hoverboard
This 2 wheels self-balancing scooter is trusted by many. It is actually considered faster and easier to ride on by its users compared to the rest hoverboards in the market. Although it has powerful speeds of up to 8mph, this hoverboard has a smooth and simple acceleration. The rider is also able to drift corners with ease. Manoeuvring it is easy for anyone. To move forward, you simply need to tilt your body forward and it will move in that direction which is the same technique with backward movements. In order to make a right turn, simply tilt your feet towards the right or left if you want to make a left turn. At high speeds, you need to master leaning from side to side when taking corners. This hoverboard can accommodate up to 220 pounds.
A full charge takes about 60 minutes and can power up a drive to up to 6 hours. There is a battery level indicator that will inform you of your battery charge level.
6. Astroboard self-balancing hoverboards.
With top speeds of up to 10 km/h, you are in for a real treat with the Astroboard. It is designed with a smart motor that sees to it that the speeds are maintained whenever you are on an incline or a decline hence giving you better control and consistency. It is powered with a lithium-ion battery that takes up to an hour to charge and powers you up for a 5-hour ride on it. The single recommended weight on it is 50lbs and the maximum recommended weight is 220lbs.
Although riding hoverboards are fun and kind of the 'in thing', it can be dangerous. This is especially so if you are a beginner and riding it on busy roads. Falling off of it especially when there is an oncoming car puts you at great risk of being run over. In this case, laws have been implemented in 2016 seeing as even younger kids are riding on them unsupervised. You have to wear protective gear whenever you're riding yours in public. You cannot be under the influence of drugs or alcohol when riding a hoverboard. rider has to have attained the age of 16 years to ride one. the speed limit is 15 km/h. Violating any of these laws can fetch you a fine of up to $250.