Onewheel Electric Skateboard

There’s the Segway, and then the awesome self-balancing Onewheel. A hoverboard-like experience is probably the best way to describe the ride. Best of all, there’s only one moving part: a hub motor. It has a top speed of 12mph, and a 6-mile range when the 48v Lithium iron-phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries are fully charged. Gyro and accelerometer sensors keep the board balanced so you don’t fall off. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

According to its creators, “There are no hand controls, just lean forward to accelerate, lean backward to slow down and stop. The Onewheel iPhone + Android apps enable Digital Shaping: much like a surfboard is shaped for a particular rider and conditions, Onewheel can adjust to meet your needs and ability.” More information.