Category: Hoverboard

Hover-1 Ultra Electric Self-Balancing Scooter

HOVER-1 ULTRA ELECTRIC SELF-BALANCING SCOOTER

Hover-1 Ultra Electric Self-Balancing Scooter

Hover-1 makes light yet high on performance hoverboards which make traveling exciting and easy. The Hover-1 Ultra has a modern design with numerous features that will please most riders. That is exactly why the hoverboard is considered to top of the line.

WHAT THE HOVER-1 ULTRA OFFERS:

The Hover-1 Ultra provides hoverboard enthusiasts with a reliable and speedy hoverboard. While most hoverboards have maximum speed of 8 mph, the Hover-1 Ultra tops out at 10 mph. The 2 mph won’t seem like a whole lot on paper, however, when you get on this board compared to slower ones, you will immediately notice a difference. The hoverboard is lightweight, so that also adds to speed. Its aerodynamic design allows air to easily go under and above the hoverboard for better speed and road balance.

The self-balancing mechanism on the Hover-1 Ultra is as good as any other hoverboard. Once you get your balance, it should be hard for you to fall off, no matter what speed you are going at. The battery life is on par with other hoverboard in its class with the Hover-1 Ultra lasting up to 12 miles. It can take a max load of up to 220 lbs, making it useful for children and adults. You will also find two LED lights on the front so riding in the night won’t be a problem.

OUR VERDICT

The Hover-1 Ultra is a reliable and durable hoverboard. For its price, it offers more than you would expect. It packs power with maximum speed of 10 mph and the self-balancing mechanism works well. In terms of safety, it has all the certifications you would expect and is fairly safe. Which makes the Hover-1 Ultra a great buy for anyone looking for a mid-range hoverboard.

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Best Self Balancing Scooter Hoverboards

One of the most important features you should look for in a hoverboard is whether it has self-balancing features or not. The most common accidents that occur with hoverboards is due to the fact that riders are not able to balance it properly, prompting them to fall. While the self-balancing feature doesn’t completely protect riders from falling, it does make balancing a lot easier for them. So we have a list of hoverboards with amazing self-balancing features for you to consider.

SWAGTRON T580                   

SWAGTRON T580

Our rating:

  Cost: $$$$

The Swagtron T580 comes with a ton of features that make it a great choice for riders. One of it’s best feature is the self-balancing functionality. If you are a beginner and just learning to get on a hoverboard then this one is a wonderful option. It will allow you to get used to being on a hoverboard and balancing yourself while going around. It also has Bluetooth speaker so you can listen to your favorite songs. For beginners and intermediate riders, it has plenty of power with speed up to 7.5 mph. Making this a great buy for most hoverboard lovers.

SWAGTRON T5

SWAGTRON T5

Our rating:

  Cost: $$$$

Swagtron has practically perfected its self-balancing feature, which is why our top 2 picks are Swagtron. The T5 is slightly less powerful and doesn’t pack the same amount of features as the T580 but it is on par with the T580 when it comes to the self-balancing feature. This hoverboard is perfect for beginners with speed of up to 7 mph and a 200-watt motor. You won’t find yourself falling off this hoverboard much.

GOTRAX HOVERFLY ECO                      

GOTRAX HOVERFLY ECO

Our rating:

  Cost: $$$$

The GOTRAX Hoverfly ECO is a great hoverboard for all types of riders. It really makes you feel like you are hovering when you actually aren’t. The machine comes with dual 250-watt motors that allow it to go to speeds of up to 7.4 mph. You can also ride it around for longer rides as the battery lasts for up to a 12 miles ride. The self-balancing technology is as good as any other you will find so you rest assured that you will be safe on the hoverboard for the most part.

MEGAWHEELS HOVERBOARD

MEGAWHEELS HOVERBOARD

Our rating:

  Cost: $$$$

The MegaWheels Hoverboard allows beginner rider perfect their skills and become pro in no time. Thanks to the self-balancing feature with non-slip foot pads which allow you to ride with ease. It comes with an overall power of 500 watts which gives it top speeds of 7.5 mph. It is a decent option for hoverboard if you are a beginner that is learning to ride hoverboards.

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Top 4 Fastest Hoverboards

One of the most common questions you may ask yourself on your quest for a hoverboard is, which of the many hoverboards is the fastest? Hoverboards are designed to make transportation slightly easier, however, since they aren’t safe for actual roads and used on sidewalks, you can’t really expect them to be fast and furious. The average hoverboard speed is around 7-8 mph. So we have a list of hoverboards that exceed the average speed.

EPIKGO SPORT+                  

EPIKGO SPORT+

The Epikgo Sport+ is the most expensive hoverboard on our list and for good reason too since it is the fastest. It packs quite the power allowing riders to go up to speeds of 12 mph, which may not seem like a lot but when you are on it, you will feel the thrill. It also has a lot of battery power as it has the capacity to last for up to 12 miles. The tires on the hoverboard are great and provide plenty of traction and grip so you can go at higher speeds and easily maneuver it. If you are looking for speed and have money to spend then this is the ultimate hoverboard.

HALO ROVER RACER EDITION     

HALO ROVER RACER EDITION

With speed of up to 10 mph, the Halo Rover Racer Edition is a great hoverboard that comes with numerous functionalities. It is more expensive than the basic models out in the market but if you truly want a reliable and powerful hoverboard then this is it. It has an 800-watt power motor and can last up to 10 miles per charge. The recharge time of the batter is about 2.5 hour which is understandable since it packs a lot of power. This is a great hoverboard for anyone that goes out on adventures on a hoverboard.

SEGWAY MINIPRO          

SEGWAY MINIPRO

If you want a hoverboard that provides speed and exceptional control then the Segway miniPro is a great option. It comes with 10.5-inch tires which is the biggest in the class of hoverboards so you get exceptional traction, control over the hoverboard. It doesn’t lag behind in terms of power either as it can go up to speeds of 10 mph and you can ride it for up to 12 miles. Its build and design is also top quality so it is one of the most reliable hoverboards you can find.

JETSON V8 ALL TERRAIN                 

JETSON V8 ALL TERRAIN

Another hoverboard that packs an 800-watt motor, the Jetson V8 All Terrain can go up to speeds of 12 mph. Even though when we tested it, the hoverboard felt slightly less powerful when compared to the Epikgo Sport+. But it was definitely faster than your average hoverboard. We didn’t really enjoy the control at higher speeds but had no accidents. Overall, the Jetson V8 All Terrain is a decent hoverboard that is superior to your average options.

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Sky Walker Hoverboard Review

Skywalker is an electric personal transportation manufacturer based in Australia. They have three distinct product lines which offer environmentally-friendly ways of getting around: Sky Carts, Sky Boards or mini segways, and E-Bikes. Their most popular product line is by far the Sky walker Sky Boards. This company is one of the safest self-balancing scooters manufacturers coming out of Australia. They use only the best quality materials and offer a nationwide warranty for domestic customers. Their products don’t only offer great performance but also quick speeds to increase the thrill of riding.

Sky Walker Hoverboard Reviews

Very little is known about this Australian tech company, which is surprising since several technologically-advanced devices and electronics have originated from the country. However, Skywalker itself seems to be doing moderately well as a hoverboard manufacturer as their various boards are used worldwide.

Looking at their hoverboards, there’s very little that needs to be said. Not just because there’s very little downside to purchasing a Skywalker Sky Board, but because most of the boards on the company’s online store are just different color choices of the same product. However, this doesn’t mean that they don’t do well in what they make. In fact, with recent advances in hoverboard technology, Skywalker is proud to present their all-terrain line of hoverboards which the company boasts can be used anywhere at any time.

Without further ado, let’s take a closer look at the different hoverboard models that Skywalk produces in their labs down under.

SKYWALKER 6.5” HOVERBOARD (6 COLORS)

Specs:

  • 56 x 18 x 18 cm
  • 12 kg unit weight
  • 110 kg maximum weight capacity
  • 20 km travel distance on a single charge
  • 20 km/h maximum travel speed
  • Certified Waterproof and Dustproof Level (IP-54)
  • Lithium-ion 36v 4.4AH battery
  • 2-3 charging hours from empty to full battery
  • 1-year warranty

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This appears to be this company’s motto for their hoverboard product line. Looking at the specs, there’s very little that differentiates this product from the thousands of American and Chinese hoverboards that already saturate the market.

The 6.5” tires on this hoverboard are pretty much standard size for lightweight, not-so heavy duty boards. They can get you from place to place over smooth surfaces, but that’s basically all it can do.

What’s kind of impressive about this unit is its 110 kg (240 lbs) maximum weight capacity. For a board that’s only 12 kg (26.5 lbs) heavy, being able to carry more than 9-times its weight is definitely a plus. This just shows that Skywalker doesn’t skimp out on materials for constructing their hoverboards.

Swagtron T6

However, this is still far from the strongest of hoverboard than can carry more than 350 lbs (158.7 kg) but it should still bear the weight of even the heaviest of potential hoverboard riders wanting to take this thing for a spin.

The maximum travel speed of 20 kph (15 mph) is about the industry average so there’s nothing unique here. Even the maximum travel distance on a full charge is slightly underwhelming (20 km or 12.4 miles) compared to similarly-priced Chinese- or American-made boards. It can definitely get you around and be used as a way of short-distance commutes, so there’s that.

Lastly, there’s not even a Bluetooth speaker to pump your jams on! Not necessarily a bad thing, but it’s always a nice feature to have.

SKYWALKER X ROAD 8.5” OFF ROAD SMART BOARD

Specs:

  • 800W dual motor
  • Lithium-ion 36v 4.4AH battery
  • 20 km travel distance on a single charge
  • 2-3 charging hours from empty to full
  • 14 kg unit weight
  • 120 kg maximum weight capacity
  • 70 x 22 x 23 cm
  • 1-year warranty
  • 8.5” shock absorbent tires

Now, this is what we want to see. Recent developments in hoverboard technology have made these boards more effective in operating on top of gravelly roads and wet roads. At least we see that Skywalker has harnessed the technology and implemented it into one of their products.

The Skywalker X Road features 8.5” tires that are the perfect size and shape for running n any terrain. These are definitely not the biggest tires that a hoverboard can use, but they are among the biggest. With these 8.5” tires, there’s very little you can’t run on. Making them adequately able to absorb shocks is a definite plus when it comes to running on rough surfaces.

This 14 kg-device is able to carry up to a remarkable 120 kg (264.6 lbs). Kudos to whoever designs and produces their sturdy line of hoverboards. This is also quite far from becoming one of strongest hoverboards out there, but at least is suprasses the 250 lbs threshold used to measure hoverboard durability.

Travel distance is the same as their 6.5” model, which is kind of surprising seeing as how they both use the same battery but this unit’s tare weight is heavier. We probably would’ve loved to see more power in their off road hoverboard but safety is this company’s number one priority.

Once again, we see no Bluetooth option. Shame…

BOTTOM LINE

So these are the two most prominent hoverboards that Skywalker has to offer. This Australian company doesn’t make much, but what they make, they make well. Performance is guaranteed with their 6.5” and 8.5” models, and you can expect to use these products for many years before replacing with a newer model.

Speed-wise, there’s nothing that separates this Australian brand’s hoverboards from the Chinese and US products that dominate the market. However, there’s no point of traveling quickly if you can’t do it safely, and this Australian-certified company doesn’t skimp on safety. Distance-wise, again there’s nothing that impressive coming from this Australian-based tech company.

However, to end on a positive note for the company, Skywalker’s online website does not exclusively boast about high-quality Sky Boards. In fact, they are prouder of their electric bike/scooter product line, and seeing as how both their scooters are currently out of stock there’s no reason to believe that this company doesn’t take electronic short-distance travel devices seriously.

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Top 8 Hoverboards for Girls

When we think of hoverboards, we generally associate the technology when boys. However, the craze of hoverboards transcends gender and is liked by both boys and girls. Keeping this in mind, we have reviewed the top 8 hoverboards that have caught the eyes of girls.

​1. RAZOR HOVERTRAX 2.0

Razor Hovertrax 2.0

​Razor has been one of the top brands in terms of scooters and now hoverboard developers. The Hovertrax 2.0 has really caught the attention of girls due to is innovative design. The body is a little bulky and sturdy which may put girls off, however, it comes in numerous different colors including red, pink, and white which have been very popular with girls. Not to mention, it also comes with a cool-blue LED display. With great speed and handle, the Razor Hovertrax 2.0 has become the darling of hoverboards for girls.

​2. SWAGTRON T5

Swagtron T5

The name says it all, who doesn’t like a little “swag.” Looking at the design, you wouldn’t think that the Swagtron T5 would appeal to girls, it’s bulky, sporty, and a little heavy. However, the hoverboard is one of the top selling ones with girls because it is just the right speed, a maximum speed of 8 mph and the battery on full charge lasts for about an hour and a half. The ride on the Swagtron T5 is smooth, turns are easy and it really grips the road which is why it is a favorite for both boys and girls alike.

3. EPIKGO SELF-BALANCING SCOOTER

Epikgo Self-Balancing Scooter b

Weighing in at 31 lbs, you would think the Epikgo would be something only men ride on. But the design and functionalities of the hoverboard have caught a lot of girls eyes. This is more for the heavy duty girl that really like to go a little off-road with their hoverboard. It comes with all-terrain tires that are 8.5 inches so works well on off-road tracks also. It is both dirt and water resistant and goes up to 10 mph. It also has a funky design which has appealed to girls, coming in a few different colors.

4. HOVERZON XLS SELF-BALANCING HOVERBOARD

Hoverzon XLS Self-balancing Hoverboard

Jamming to music has never been easier than with Hoverzon XLS. The hoverboard comes with speakers that employ Bluetooth for connection. So listening to music while on a ride has never been easier. Making this a wonderful selling point to girls that like to jam while going out and about. It doesn’t lack power either with ride time up to an hour and speeds of up to 8 mph. This hoverboard is definitely one that girls prefer, plus the bright colors help it stand out.

5. POWERBOARD BY HOVERBOARD

A simple yet elegant design, the Powerboard is the perfect hoverboard for girls that are on the go. It weighs 26 lbs which may be heavy for a few but comes in 4 different colors. It is a wonderful hoverboard to start off on as it has a maximum speed of just 6 mph and a battery life of up to a whopping 6 hours. So for girls that need to go from one place to another and another can really benefit from the long battery life. Plus, it doesn’t go too fast so it is easy to steer and maintain a balance on.

6. SKQUE X1

Skque X1

If you are looking for a sleek and catchy design then the Skque X1 is it for you. The hoverboard has smooth handling with speeds of up to 8 mph. The battery allows it to go up to 12 miles per charge. It comes with Bluetooth speakers which make listening to music easy on longer rides. This hoverboard is perfect for the casual rider that doesn’t require a heavy duty hoverboard yet one with a sleek design.

7. XTREMEPOWER US SELF-BALANCING SCOOTER ELECTRIC HOVERBOARD

Xtremepower US Self-Balancing Scooter Electric Hoverboard

The Xtremepower hoverboard is a wonderful board for girls as it weighs only 20 lbs. As a light-weight hoverboard, it is easy for them to take anywhere and it has the capacity to withstand the weight of up to 200 lbs. This overboard has been popular with teens as it provides a smooth ride that is not too fast. It complies with all the safety standards and a favorite for parents also.

8. HX 6.5” HOVERBOARD

HX 6.5” Hoverboard

The HX takes a similar design approach as the Skque X1 and is very sleek, coming in two colors (black and white). It is easy to steer and provides a decent ride with speeds of up to 7 mph. It can go up to 12 miles on a single charge and has a charge time of up to 2 hours. It is easy to use and therefore a hit with girls.

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GalaxyBoard Hoverboard Review

PROS

  • ​Sturdy design, withstand weight of up to 240 lbs
  • ​Not overly priced
  • ​Exceptional control on rides
  • LED in front and back

​​​​CONS

  • ​While it claims to go to 12 mph we felt that it wasn’t much faster than the average hoverboard that goes to 10 mph

​Self-balancing hoverboards are no longer a thing of the future. With kids and adults alike drawing an interest, the sales and popularity of hoverboards have really gone through the roof. There are a wide variety of hoverboards to choose from with different functionalities. GalaxyBoard has really made a wonderful hoverboard which doesn’t blow you away but provides a smooth and easy ride, allowing you to get from one place to the other.

From the moment, you open the box of the GalaxyBoard, you will not be disappointed. It is built well with exceptional self-balancing technology which makes going for a ride on it a lot easier than the average hoverboard. We start our review with the design of the GalaxyBoard.

DESIGN

Like other hoverboards, the control of the GalaxyBoard is at your feet. You can guide it to go forward or backward. It comes equipped with LED lights on both sides so you can ride it out into the dark. However, the lights aren’t as powerful so we recommend you take precautions if you plan on using the hoverboard with low lighting. The build of the hoverboard is great, it can withstand a weight of up to 240 lbs. which makes it wonderful for both kids and adults. The design is more aimed towards kids with flashy colors.

The hoverboard itself isn’t too heavy at 25 lbs. The plastic material on the body seems quite durable, we had no issues during our test drive and use.

THE RIDE

When it comes to hoverboards, the ride is the main element that should concern users. We truly enjoyed the ride of the GalaxyBoard. The board has the capacity to go up to 12 mph, which is slightly faster than the average hoverboard which peaks at about 10 mph. Many consider this to be a speed demon, however, we felt it was just slightly above as far as speed goes than average hoverboards. But the tires on the board ensure a smooth ride even at higher speeds which is why the ride was so great. It comes with reinforced wheels and tires that really grip the road allowing you to get a better handle when turning or going at higher speeds.

The board comes equipped with a 36V/4.4 AH Samsung Li-on battery, which allows it to ride for roughly 15 miles. So you can easily take it with you out on a trip and not have a need to recharge it. The charge time of the battery is quite fast with just up to 2 hours for full charge.

OUR VERDICT

Overall, GalaxyBoard is definitely a hoverboard we recommend. It is sturdy, packs power, and provides smooth rides making it a smart buy for those that love hoverboards. Plus, it isn’t too expensive, priced just $70 more than the lower end hoverboard. Which make the GalaxyBoard a smart investment for those looking for a decent hoverboard.

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How To Know If My Hoverboard Has A 36V Lithium Battery

So, you have just bought your new hoverboard and now you are wondering whether it has a 36V lithium battery. Or you may be contemplating buying a new hoverboard, and since you already have a 36v lithium battery recharger, you want to make sure it will work for your new device. Whatever the case may be, it is essential for you to know. You need not look any further. This article will show you all the ways you can tell whether your hands free segway has or has not this kind of battery.

A SIMPLE YET OFTEN EFFECTIVE SOLUTION

The simplest way you can approach this problem is going to the listed hoverboard or, likewise, the 36v lithium battery and enlarge their supplied pictures. After you get them large enough to be able to spot the little details, you can easily check whether the plug-in ends match each other. For example, if you already have a hoverboard, you should check its plug in and compare it with the battery’s. In reverse, if you have the battery and looking to buy a new hoverboard, you should compare your charger with the hoverboard’s plug in. If they seem alike, 9 times out of ten, they match and will work together.

ASK THE MANUFACTURER

You do not really have to ask the manufacturer of your hoverboard – you could so certainly do so, if you were so inclined. Instead, we recommend you visit their company’s website and search around for your hoverboard model. You should have little trouble locating it, as company’s these days usually keep clean and tidy product listings to enhance their brand image. After you locate your specific model, click it. Look around for “product specifications” or “item specifications”. In there, you can find all the little details you need over your model. You will see its dimensions, its weight, the materials used for its construction and other similar traits.

Somewhere in there, 9 times out of 10, there should be a description of the battery your model uses. If it has a 36V Lithium Batter, the manufacturers should have it listed. In case they somehow do not list a battery, you might have to contact their customer service. They might be available specific hours of specific days, or they might be within reach 24/7. This depends entirely on the company’s policy. Whatever the case may be, they should be able to provide an accurate answer to your query.

EXAMPLE CASE

To illustrate what we mean, let’s take a favorite model of ours, Razor Hovertrax DLX 2.0. After you go to the manufacturer’s website, www.razor.com, and look around for the specific model you will come across a page specific to the model. After a bit of scrolling down, you come across “specifications” and “features”. A quick search reveals that this package includes a battery charger, and that the model uses 36V lithium ion battery packs with LG cells. You should repeat this process for your own hoverboard, on its company’s website. It is extremely likely that you will find the answer to your question.

Now, supposing that Razor did not list the battery type on the product’s specification. Here is what we should do – and what you should replicate yourself, for your specific hoverboard. We would go and click “customer care” on the company’s website. In there we would find customer supports toll-free call number and contact support. Alternatively, we would go to “Owner’s Manuals” and download the respective product manual for our model and look inside for the answer. This final option, the download manuals, might or might not be applicable to your case.

DOING THINGS THE REVERSE WAY

The last way to easily tell whether your hoverboard has or has not a 36V lithium battery is pretty much the reversal of the aforementioned process. Instead of looking at the hoverboard’s description, and whether it uses this specific type of battery, you can instead look at the battery’s description and see what it can be used for.

For example, assuming you were looking to get this recharger, after a little looking around you would do tell that it works to restore and recharge the batteries of Razor, SWAGWAY and SWAGTRON. While you are at it, you may want to take a look at what other customers have to say.  For example, in this recharger’s case, people seem to report that it works on even other models, not just on the aforementioned three.

36V 1A Lithium Battery Charger

This method is more time consuming and has a higher possibility of error, but still, the option is there if you want to go down this road.

THE KEY TAKEAWAY YOU SHOULD TAKE HOME

Whichever way you go about verifying whether your hoverboard has or has not that type of lithium battery, there is a key takeaway for you to take home: These things should be best get checked out early, before you make any purchases. If you are unsure of something you should simply not buy the product until you sort out your confusion. Otherwise, you will have to go looking around the internet, calling customer support and the like, for solutions to a problem that could have been avoided in the first place.

IN CONCLUSION

We hope we have provided you with an adequate number of solutions to your problem. If we were to choose, we would recommend and encourage you to go to the manufacturer’s website and look around for your specific model type. It looks to be the most efficient way to answer your query. It might take a bit more time to accomplish than simply enlarging the respective pictures to look for similarities, but it leaves little room for error.

And even in the remote case the the manufacturer has somehow missed listing the battery used by your hoverboard model, well, their customer support service should be well within reach, merely a few clicks away or in the worst of cases, a short call as well.

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Best Off Road Electric Scooters

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Off Road Electric Scooters

Off Road Electric Scooters

Cruising the streets on an electric scooter or hoverboard is not only fun, but it allows you to get from one point to another without exerting too much energy. Using a standard electric scooter or hoverboard can be a nuisance if you have to go through different terrains, going from a smooth pavement to dirt road. Tires and build on standard hoverboards aren’t the best for that. That is where off-road electric scooters/hoverboards come in to save the day.

Off-road electric scooters come equipped with heavy-duty tires that can easily adapt to tough terrains allowing people to feel little to no difference. The tires are generally bigger and manufactured so they make the transition smooth from one terrain to another. When it comes to deciding the right electric scooter/hoverboard you should consider the following:

  • Size of the tires: the bigger the tire the more durable and better suited they would be for off-roading. So tired above 8.5 inches are great. If you plan on going off-roading for longer periods to roads that are rougher than you can consider getting one with bigger tires.
  • Build: Going off-roading can easily put a lot of wear on the scooter/hoverboard. You need to get one that is durable and designed to last, so be sure to consider the materials used to construct the scooter/hoverboard. The more weight the scooter/hoverboard can handle the better build it has.
  • Battery: You don’t want your scooter/hoverboard to run out of juice while you go on your favorite trail. You should definitely consider how much power the battery can supply and for how long the scooter/hoverboard can last on a charge.

Don’t worry, we have already done all the hard work for you. We have picked out the two most reliable and fun off-road electric scooter/hoverboard for you. You just have to decide which one of the two you think is more suitable for you.

1. SEGWAY MINIPRO

Segway miniPRO

Specs:

  • ​10-12 mph max speed
  • ​800W motor
  • ​28 lbs.
  • 14 mile travel distance on a full charge
  • 4 hours charging time
  • Adjustable height from 3’11” to 6’6”
  • Water resistant
  • 10.5” tires
  • Front and rear LED lights
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Remote control

This hoverboard is essentially a miniature version of the classic Segway that mall cops use, but is clearly different from the other hoverboards. Some argue that this is technically not a hoverboard due to its steering column and smaller knee bars for precision steering, but in the end of the day, this Segway is steered with your legs when the height is set to its shortest.

The miniPRO is extremely responsive to body movements, making it a highly manageable device to move around in. even the slightest backwards lean can trigger a reduction in speed and eventual full stop. The parking brake is also a handy brake-feature for stopping all functions. This is especially useful when stopping on an incline.

The miniPRO also comes with a handy remote control for controlling movements. The hoverboard can be driven using the RC, which is both useful and fun to use.

If you’ve ever had a hoverboard swiped while it was charging, then you’ll definitely appreciate the beeping alarm which is triggered when moved without the owner’s permission. The alarm is set with the same parking brake feature which prevents further movement.

This commuter-friendly hoverboard has a maximum travel distance of 10-12 miles per full charge. This is definitely the device you want if you intend on traveling moderate distances using a compact, personal transportation device.

2. SWAGTRON T6

Swagtron T6

Specs:

  • ​Dual 350W motors
  • ​10” tires
  • ​10-12 mile range
  • 30.55 lbs
  • 380 lbs max weight load
  • 12 mph max speed
  • 2-3 hour charging time
  • LED Lights
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • iOS and Android app

The Swagtron T6 boasts features that make it unique among all average-sized hoverboards. Better yet, its size makes it compatible for users from 8 years old to adults.

First of all, the T6 has 10” wheels powered by two 350W motors, making it a bigger and more powerful machine than most of what’s out there. Its tubeless tires allow for smooth, bump-free rides on all sorts of surfaces. The nylon-infused tires feature a rugged pattern and shoulder blocks for extra traction. The T6 is even able to take riders up and down steep 30° inclines with no issues.

The T6’s major selling point is definitely the maximum weight capacity of 380 lbs and the only board suitable for people weight over 270 lbs. New hoverboard users may find it difficult to navigate at first, but the three rider modes of varying difficulty levels helps them ease into the process of mounting and controlling this beast.

You can also use a downloadable app for your iPhone or Android which controls the board’s three modes (learning, standard and pro). At the moment, this is one of the more affordable boards out there.

3. EPIKGO HOVERBOARD

Epikgo Hoverboard

Specs:

  • ​8.5” tires
  • ​26 lbs
  • ​260 lbs max weight capacity
  • 400W dual motors
  • Waterproof certified (IP56)
  • 10 mph max speed
  • 1-2 hours charging times
  • 10-12 mile range on a full charge
  • LED Lights
  • Constructed with aluminum alloy for extra strength and durability
  • No Bluetooth integration
  • UL 2272 certified

There aren’t any empty promises when it comes to the Epikgo Hoverboard. Its moderate weight, sturdy build, and large rubber tires are all proof of Epikgo’s deserving place in the hoverboard manufacturer’s hall of fame. The company also has a non-outsourced, high quality customer service to help you with any and every problem and question you might have regarding their product. They offer excellent pre- and post-purchase services to make you feel as comfortable as possible with their device.

The weight may be an issue to some people, but you’ll definitely appreciate the extra strength and ruggedness that it brings. You’ll need the extra weight to lift and support users of all sizes (up to 260 lbs weight capacity), and to take you on bump-free rides through rocky terrain.

One downside of this product is that it doesn’t come with Bluetooth speakers. For your neighbors and passersby, this can be a good thing since blaring music at odd hours of the day or in public areas can be extremely annoying, but now you’ll have to pump your music the old fashioned way: from your smartphone or shoulder-mounted beatbox.

4. HALO ROVER HOVERBOARD

Specs:

  • ​10 mph max speed
  • ​2.5 hours charging time
  • ​10 mile range on a single charge
  • 32 lbs
  • Mobile app for iOS and Android
  • LED lights
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Beginner, Standard and Advanced user configurations
  • 260 lbs max weight load
  • Water resistant (IPX4)

The title of best overall hoverboard rightfully belongs to the Halo Rover Hoverboard. The Halo Rover is a prominent hoverboard that can go up to 10 mph and travel for 10 miles on a single fully-charged battery.

Its 8.5-inch tires are more than capable of handling any rough terrain you navigate the hoverboard onto. Amazingly, this board can take its riders up and down inclines of up to 20°!

It’s also a water-resistant board so you won’t have any issues with small- to medium-sized ponds of accumulated water when it rains.

This device uses LED lights to effectively light dark paths up ahead and to alert other hoverboarders and motorists of your presence.

Owners of the Halo Rover Hoverboard will have access to the app (iOS and Android compatible) which lets them monitor the battery power, speed, and total distance traveled. The app is also used to configure maximum speed, steering sensitivity, and drivability for users of all levels (beginner, standard and pro).

Despite the numerous compliments that this device garners from consumers and hoverboard fans, the Halo Rover Hoverboard will cost you upwards of US$100 more than other boards on the market. But one thing is for certain: its performance is definitely worth the higher price tag.

Conclusion

Having an electric scooter/hoverboard doesn’t mean you can’t go off-roading. Like with cars there is a thrill when you go off-roading on a scooter/hoverboard which adds to the overall riding experience. Scooter/hoverboard manufacturers having taken that into consideration as more and more scooters and hoverboards have started to employ tires that allow people to easily use them no matter what the terrain. Both the Swagtron T6 and Epikgo Sport are great for off-roading and will provide users with a smooth and fun ride.

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Scooter Era Extreme

A hoverboard is a board with two self-balancing wheels that can also be described as a battery powered scooter. The batteries used to power the scooter are rechargeable. The typical two-wheeled hoverboard wheels, are placed side by side and connected to two small platforms on which the driver will stand on. The joint feels bridge foot movements with a built-in gyroscopic pad. Electric hoverboards, also known as self-balancing scooter can come with all kinds tech fittings including integrated Bluetooth, off-road tires, high speeds, battery life, as well as many other features. This is everything you will get when buying Scooter Era extreme.

SCOOTER ERA EXTREME FEATURES

  • Bluetooth connectivity – control your Hoverboard with a smartphone or tablet
  • Wireless Speakers – Play Music Directly From Your Aero Tab
  • ​Slim design with oversized wings
  • Fully charged in only 2.5 hours
  • ​15 km of autonomy with a full load
  • Terrestrial, pneumatic shock absorbers
  • ​8.5 “aluminum wheels
  • Two 400 W motors
  • Speed ​​limit 15 km / h
  • IP54 dustproof / waterproof
  • LED lights front and rear – provide lighting

PROS

  • This is certified by UL 2272 and has UL holographic label on the bottom of the product that will demonstrate it. Also listed in the UL Online Certification Directory. Talk of assurance then Scooter Era Extreme has ensured you get all that in one.
  • Prima case: The ScooterEra Extreme case is a decent model. It has a high quality pocket for easy and safe transportation. If you are beginner the Scooter Era Extreme is the best scooter to start with as it will ensure you have a great time as a beginner and you will be assured of better safety standards.
  • ​Has three reading modes for learning, standard and advanced, which allows you to start in any way that allows you to feel comfortable and move forward when you feel safe.
  • Improved Robustness as it is made weather resistant water will not affect its functionality. Meaning you can take it across the street, on the road and puddles without having to worry that it might stop functioning.
  • It has ScooterEra application which is versatile application that supports both iOS and Android, the app makes it easy and fun to follow your route, battery status, speed and more monitor. NO getting lost while you riding Scooter Era Extreme.
  • You can cover 15km on full charge this is great distance, as you will be able to probably go to work with it on full charge.
  • Its slim design is perfect as you will not need space for storage or to carry it, hence its portability is much easy.
  • Reduced charging time, compared to SE One which charges for 3 good hours the Scoot Era Extreme only takes two hours and 30 minutes to charge. Meaning you will take less time waiting for it to charge so you can embark on your journey.
  • ​It can cover up to 15 km per hour, again this is great improvement if you compare it with SE One which only cover 10 km per hour. So if you looking to travel fast on two wheels then Scooter Era Extreme is the one for you.
  • The motors are extra powerful compared to the SE One and they are double hence ensuring it maintains the performance for long.
  • ​It is strong and durable as it has aluminum wheels measuring 8.5 inches, this will ensure that you go through rough terrains with much more ease and faster.
  • Oversized wings designed to prevent water from splashing on the rider as you speed through potholes that might have water or during rainy season you won’t have to worry of water being splashed on you.
  • You can ride the Scooter Era Extreme at night as it has LED lights on both front and back for better visibility by other riders and the front lights also help you see where you are heading. This is a great tech that the SE One lacked.
  • You can ride it through rough terrain and you will not break it or feel uncomfortable as it has strong shock absorbers to neutralize all that vibration and ensure you have a smooth ride.

CONS

  • Still the charging time is a bit longer, which also will limit on how often you can use the Scooter Era Extreme. So if you want to charge faster at every stop you won’t be able as you will have to wait for good two and a half hours.
  • You can only cover 15 km on a single charge this is a setback compared to SE One which you could cover a distance of up to 20 km on single charge.
  • It is a bit costly as it goes for around $449.00. This expensive for most people and not everyone will be willing to spend that much on a hoverboard.

CONCLUSION

The ScooterEra Extreme is the Cadillac of hoverboards with Bluetooth connectivity, powerful, speed and robust feature set. Things like speed, size and weight, etc. are all the additional cost of this scooter and makes it one of the best scooters in the market today. Very few will be able to own the Scooter Era Extreme as it is a bit pricey. But at about $ 449.00, it is certainly still affordable if you value safety and performance. With all these amazing tech features such as IOS and Android support system, Bluetooth functionality and an excellent LED lights, it won’t be fair to just look solely to price, but try to look at its distinctive amazing tech features. For example very few scooter as of today have LED light that will allow you to roll the scooter at night and others times when there is poor visibility. Truly the Scooter Era Extreme is undoubtedly a great scooter to own and the best electric scooter for both on and off the road ride.

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Scooter Era 1

Hoverboards are transport devices and as such will be exposed to many other vibrations and shocks, it is recommended to choose from the best manufacturers who are certified by UL 2272 to ensure optimum safety while at the same time enjoying your ride. UL 2272 is the body that certifies all hoverboards. Any hoverboard that has a legitimate UL 2272 is absolutely secure. Therefore, I recommend only hoverboards that are UL2272 certified. SE One by the ScooterEra has UL2272 certification, so you will be sure that if you buy this product your safety is guranteed.

SE ONE FEATURES

  • Has Lithium-ion which is UL 2272 certified, this battery will not explode on any circumstance, hence you are guaranteed of a safer ride and charge.
  • Fully charged in 3 hours. The Scooter Era 1 takes a short time to be charged if you just woke up in the morning and you want to go for a ride but you forgot to charge it all you need is to plug it on a power source by the time you done having your shower and breakfast the hoverboard will be fully charged.
  • ​The SE One can cover an Area of ​​20 km on full charge
  • ​Elegant design with chrome rims
  • ​6-inch wheels with rubber tires
  • 350W two motors
  • 10 km / h Maximum speed

PROS

  • UL Certified battery: If the battery is UL Certified then you do not need to worry of it exploding or losing its charge before you cover your distance. The certification ensures that you get a quality product and guaranteed ride for up to the recommended time.
  • Hoverboard weight is 22 pounds making it much easier carry. At 22 pounds even a 5 year old kid can carry it for you. If you own this scooter you will not need to worry about how to transport it or how to carry it with you as you can easily lift it up and walk with it for a great distance without you even noticing any difference. Carrying SE One is just like carrying your laptop.
  • ​Entire hoverboard is UL certified. It is not just some parts of the scooter that are certified but the entire scooter is UL certified, this guarantees you that if you buy this product you are buying a high quality scooter that will serve you without breaking in a short while.
  • ​UL certified charger. The charger of Scooter Era 1 is certified too, this means that the charging system will not have any default that will later lead to explosion of the battery or resulting to power loss in just a few minutes after charge.
  • ​Max. The weight capacity is 264 lbs. Compared to many hoverboards out there the SE One is among the best as it can carry much weight on it and still you will be able to ride it at a top speed.
  • It costs only $ 299.99. This is the cheapest scooter of all plus it has a superb functionality, at $ 299.99 you will not need to break the bank to buy it, almost anyone can afford it.
  • ​Has two motors system, this is a great feature given that the Scooter Era 1 can carry a weight of up to 264 Ibs then it is proper that it was fitted with this two motors so as to enable the hoverboard move faster.
  • ​The Scooter Era 1 has a great speed of up to 10km per hour. This is too fast for a two wheel ride, you will be able cover much distance on this scooter as compared to some of the scooters out there.
  • It has the sleekest design as it has chrome rims. This design makes you feel comfortable and you will be to attract more attention as you pass at any place as it is easily noticeable from a distance.
  • ​If you worry that the charge will be over before you reach your destination, then not with this scooter as the Scooter Era 1 can cover up to 20km on a single charge. 20km is a great deal of distance you will be probably be able to ride it to work or campus and back home without needing to recharge it.
  • It charges faster than most of the scooters on the market. The Scooter Era 1 will only take approximately 3 hours to be fully charged this is convenient especially if you will be covering great distance and you will only be stopping for a short break. Also 3 hours charging time is short enough to ensure that if you charging it at night you will not need to leave it to charge overnight as that might damage your battery.
  • ​Its six inches rubber tire are design to ensure the scooter Era 1 moves smoothly even on bumpy road or rough terrain you will not have any difficulty riding through.
  • The Scooter Era 1 is versatile as it can be used by bought adults and kids this has been made possible due to its light weight and strongest body that enable it to support much heavier riders.

CONS

  • Charging time is still much longer, 3 hours’ time of charging will limit you from using it much often as you will only be able to charge twice a day hence you will not be able to use as often as you might have wished.
  • You will not be able to ride it at night as it has no lights to enable you see the road at night properly or even to seen by others. So if you buy this scooter you will only use it during the day.

CONCLUSION

At such low price and the kind of performance you will be getting it is a good scooter if you are a beginner on two wheel ride experience plus the fact that it can support up to 264 Ibs, this means you can buy it for the use of everyone in your family and this will save on your spending as you will only buy one instead of buying for everyone in the family.

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