Why walk when you can zip around town now, with a Self-Balancing Scooter…or Hoverboard, Electric 2-Wheel Scooter, Smart Scooter, Answer-to-our-walking-woes Scooter, or whatever it is that it’s being called these days. It’s the new mode of transportation that’s spreading like wildfire, amongst the old and the young, equally. It’s convenient, it looks good, and it gets you places in half the time it would on foot.
If you’re looking for a new, eco-friendly option to commute to your not-too-far-off workplace, then the Self-Balancing Scooter is your best bet. You could opt for a cycle too of course, but that would just leave you arriving to work out-of-breath, and very, very sweaty. With the Scooter, you’ll help save the environment, reach work faster, you don’t need to exert any pressure, and you’ll look absolutely spick-and-span.
If you’ve been paying attention, you’d notice that the trend has really caught on, with most people zipping around balanced on these little wheeled contraptions. If you haven’t, well picture these contraptions as electronic, horizontal skateboards.
They have durable tyres that can easily roll over small bumps, or other tiny objects that it may face on the sidewalk, and over-tyre guards to shield you from kicked up debris. It’s light and compact, making it very easy to carry it around when not in use. The Self-Balancing Scooter doesn’t require any assembling either. You can just pull it out of the box, and hop on.
The Scooters can take up to 150kg, so weight is not an issue. It also usually comes with LED lights to make it look trendy and, mainly, to make it safe to use in low-light conditions. The lights also help warn others of your presence, in pitch dark streets.
The Self-Balancing Scooters can noiselessly go from 8 to 20 km/h, which may vary from brand to brand. It’s neither too slow to make it an extremely dull ride, nor is it too fast to keep throwing you off balance.
It’s extremely responsive and responds to your commands instantly. And can make turns smoothly and seamlessly.
You have the freedom to go wherever you want, it’ll get you places faster, and will keep you going… till it runs out of battery. A lot of industries have welcomed the Scooters with open arms now, as it reduces time wastage and human physical exertion, and increases productivity. Security guards, university students, staff at exhibitions and other events, now use Self-Balancing Scooters to get around as it’s faster, and less strenuous.
♦ No Traffic
As the Scooters are used on the sidewalk, and not on the road, you needn’t have to worry about traffic holding you up. You can easily, and happily, zip past waiting cars and slow pedestrians, and reach your destination in no time at all.
It runs on battery, so you won’t be burning any fuel by using the Scooter. Hence, no pollution.
♦ Indoor Usage
You can’t ride a cycle or drive a car indoors. But you can use a Self-Balancing scooter to move around. This is especially helpful if you work in a big company, or to get around a warehouse… or even a supermarket.
You don’t have to exert any pressure to ride the Self-Balancing Scooter… unless hopping on and off it is physically straining.
♦ Cost Effective
Self-Balancing Scooter prices are constantly dropping over time, so it won’t blow a hole in your pocket. Plus, as it’s battery operated, you don’t even have to worry about fuel costs.
It’s compact and perfectly proportioned to not be bothersome to store. The Scooters are about the same size as a skateboard, so storage won’t be much of an issue.
The key is to balance yourself, and it’s not very difficult to do so. With a couple of hours of practice, you can master the trick, and once you do it’ll be hard to pry you away from your Scooter.
How do you control it, you ask? It’s simple.
The Scooter has sensors under the rubber foot pads that detect your every move, and commands the scooter accordingly. Lean slightly forward, and it will zip forward. Lean left or right, and it will move in the same direction. And lean back slightly to make it stop.
Every brand differs. The base function may be the same, but with slight differences here and there. Hence why you should carefully consider your requirements, and the scooter’s features, so as to buy the ideal one for yourself.
♦ Battery Capacity
Battery life differs for each brand. You should take that into careful consideration ‘lest you’re left hanging abruptly.
♦ Seamless Maneuvering
All Scooters will turn seamlessly. However, each one will have its own limitations in terms of the degree it can turn in.
♦ Effortless Ascend
Some Scooters have certain restrictions on how far it can climb a sloped surface. If your daily route incudes a small hill or two, you may want to check if your Scooter can make the trek or not.
Speeds vary on each Self-Balancing Scooter. So if you prefer a faster one, or something a little more relaxed, then get the one that suits your needs.
Each Self-Balancing Scooter is designed differently. They come in various colors, and slight variations in designs. You can go for a sober one in plain black or blue, or a heavy-duty, designed one in catchy colors.
Riding a Self-Balancing Scooter is a trend that’s catching on quickly. If you’re thinking that it’s just another teen fad, then you’re wrong as it’s meant for kids, and adults alike. The benefits of owning one is many, so there’s really no reason to not purchase one for yourself, and the whole family. Buy one today and zip around town with ease.