E ven though so called self balancing scooter first showed up in China, it became popular in USA when celebrities started to use them and post it on the social networks such as Instagram and Facebook. There is not an official name for this product but the names they are usually called are self balancing scooter, self balancing two wheeled board, skateboard and so on, these description based names aren’t fully suitable for this product but they are in use anyway.
This self balancing scooter consist of two wheels connected by two small platforms where the driver should put its feet, and an internal balancing mechanism. It is a battery powered vehicle and when it is fully charged you can drive it for two or three hours tops that means you could exceed up to 15 miler or 24 kilometers. Fast charging is an advantage of this vehicle and it battery will be fully charged after an hour or hour and a half of charging. This product is designed for riding on flat and smooth roads. If you want to ride this self balancing board you should not have more than 100 kilograms or 220lb.
This gadget can cost you from 300$ to 2000$ even, but they are all from the same Chinese manufacturer so you don’t have to worry about quality of different manufacturers or compare prices with them, you can just choose which one of these models is the right for you, of course every model has its advantages and disadvantages.People who already bought them and used them say that there isn’t much difference and maybe the biggest one is the name of the model so you can choose amongst IO Hawk, Oxboard, Cyboard, Future Foot and many others. If you are ordering it online, be careful because you can wait up to one month for its arrival if you buy it from certain sellers. If you are interested in purchasing it, you can find great offers on the Amazon, if you want to buy it in some store you will probably be charged more than you should be.
Most popular brands of these gadgets on Amazon are surely IO Hawk, Phunkee Duck and E Rover and you can find it for a price of 500$ tops, but there are often price reductions so if you are lucky, you can order it for less money. You can pick your favorite self balancing scooter by color if you can’t decide otherwise, but you should be careful because product of certain color can be a little more expensive than the other ones. Also pay attention to how much stars are they getting on Amazon, it can help you determine the quality of each one.
Getting yourself an electric bike is a great idea – not only are they environmentally friendly, they are also cheap and will help you stay fit. That said, don’t just buy the first electric bike that you come across – just like you take time to make considerations when you are buying other electrical items, you should do the same for your electrical bike.
Here are the most important things to consider:
Define what your needs are. Electrical bikes come with different capabilities. If you want a bike that you will use in a hilly area, for example, it is important to talk to your retailer about getting a bike that has a strong motor. If you will be using the bike to travel long distances then what is important for you is that you buy a bike that has a long lasting battery.
Electric bikes are expensive and it is important for you to verify that you are buying the real deal. Most of them cost between $1,000 and $6,000 so you should make sure that you get a warranty. If the bike you choose is going to cost you anything more than $2,000 then get a warranty that lasts for at least 2 years.
Be careful who you buy from. As we have said, electric bikes are expensive. If you are buying from a store make sure that they are reputable. Watch how they treat their customers – that is how they will treat you in case you have a problem with your bike. If you are buying your bike online it should be through a reputable store that responds to customer complaints.
Buy a brand that has a reputation for a long life. A good electric bike should last at least 10 years before it needs to be replaced. You should look online and see what the manufacturer has to say about the lifespan of the bike that you have in mind. You should also check on sites like Amazon to see what other users have to say.
Keep in mind that you get what you pay for. If you buy a cheap electric bike don’t expect to get much from it – you will not ride for long because of a short battery life, you will not be able to handle steep slopes and the bike will become useless in a few years.
These tips should help you to find the best electric bicycle for you.