Growing up, who wasn’t a fan of hoverboards or skate hoverboards. We were first amused by them when we watched Marty McFly in Back to The Future hovering about. Today, with the help of technology advancement we are getting closer and closer to actually having a hoverboard. Until then, we can enjoy skate hoverboards which provide a hoverboard feel using wheels rather than actually hovering above the ground.
HOVERBOARD ARE BECOMING POPULAR
Skate hoverboards have become very popular in very little time. You would think it would only be kids who are intrigued by them but if you go out you will find many adults going around on them. Which goes to show that there is no age limit associated with them. It is however important that when going around on them you take proper safety and precautions. Do not forget to wear a helmet and arm and knee pads when you ride and also when in public or on the street be aware of traffic and individuals on the road and sidewalk.
With the growing popularity, Amazon has predicted that skate hoverboards will be one of the most sought out gifts for birthdays and Christmas. So to help you out, we have a list of the top 3 skate hoverboards of 2017.
Get ready to take your skateboarding to the next level? Well, the Swagboard NG-1 Nextgen Electric skateboard will take your skateboarding experience to the next level and more. It doesn’t matter if you are just cruising around town or headed to the skate park, Swagboard is ready to roll. Charging in just 90 minutes, it can travel in one charge up to 10 miles. Not just that, it has a max speed of 11 miles per hour. The board can be used as a normal skateboard, you can power the motor.
Swagtron uses a 24V lithium-ion battery which comes with its patented SentryShield technology which ensures safety and security for your battery. So you can ride Swagboard with comfort and ease. It is also light, weighing-in at just 9.5 pounds, so when you are done riding around you can just carry it with you. The board itself plays the role as a handle also as it has two openings in the board.
You can sync the remote with Swagboard for easy control. It will give you the option to accelerate, decelerate, or turn on cruise control which allows you to cruise the streets without having to press down on the throttle. Making your experience effortless.
The Swagboard NG-1 is great for kids and adults alike. Getting around has never been cooler.
- Light-weight and portable
- Great battery life, lasts up to 10 miles and takes just 90 minutes to charge
- Design isn’t that appealing
The T3 is a flagship of the Swagtron line. It gives users an excellent hoverboard feel as it is big and rugged. Making it quite popular with teenagers and even young adults. It has a dual motor of 350-watts which can give speed upto 8 miles per hour. It lasts for up to 11 miles per charge and can support up to 220 pounds of weight. While the hover board itself weights 22 pounds.
One of the biggest selling points of the T3 is that it comes equipped with bluetooth speakers. Giving you the option to listen to music on your rides. The model is also compatible with Swagtron’s hoverboard app for IOS and Android. The app gives you the function of monitoring battery, keeping track of your route while also allowing you to cycle through the riding modes.
To ensure safety, the T3 has also gone through testing and is UL listed. It also has LED indicators for your safety.
- Sleek, futuristic design
- Speeds of up to 8 mph
- LED turn indicators
With the success of monorover r2, MonoRover decided to release the R2D. The new model has a futuristic look and improved hardware, making it a great addition to their line-up. It is a lot faster, more powerful, lighter, and comes equipped with more battery life. It also charges in about 100 minutes and you can ride it around for about 10-11 miles.
The R2 reaches a maximum speed of 7 miles per hour and has LED lighting to allow you to light up the way as you ride. It can withstand weight of up to 250 pounds.
MonoRover provides a one-year manufacturer warranty so if you have any problem with it within the first year, you can contact them.
- Cool, sleek design
- Light and fast hoverboard
- Decent battery life
- LED lights to light up your way
- No bluetooth speakers
- Scratches display easily on the hoverboard
So whether you are trying to be Marty McFly on a hoverboard or just looking for an easy ride around town. The NG-1, T3, or R2D are a great selection to select from. With so many hoverboard that are now available it is important you know which one to select. So if you can’t take our word for it, we suggest you give the above boards a try yourself. You will not be disappointed.