The self-balancing scooter, also known as a hover board, is one of the most popular toys with kids these days. Almost every child asks for it, come Christmas or their birthday. What you might not know is the self-balancing scooter is also an excellent mode of transportation. It may take some practice, but it is safe to use. What’s more, new models have extra features that make the hover board even more enjoyable to ride.
The basic self-balancing scooter can handle up to 100kg and has a speed of 15 kilometres per hour. A full battery charge can take you to 15 to 20 kilometres distance. Charging of basic scooters usually only takes an hour or two. You can find basic self-balancing scooters in a wide range of colours. Check the tires; some models have waterproof tires installed.
Kiddie self-balancing scooters for younger children usually come with cute designs. For example, the foot pad might features drawings of animated characters. Small self-balancing scooters can only carry lighter loads, usually 10kg to 50kg. Charging time is around 90 to 120 minutes and a full charge can get you to travel at 15km/h. If you want a more reliable self-balancing scooter for your child, you can opt to switch the battery to a Samsung brand.
High end self-balancing scooters offer more features than basic and kiddie versions. For starters, they usually come with lights. Extra features can also include Bluetooth as well as speakers. Now you can play music out loud while using your hover board.
If you are thinking of purchasing a self-balancing scooter, look online to compare prices and specs. Always check if it the unit has a CE certificate. It is also essential that the seller offers a warranty so your rights as a buyer remain protected.