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Best Self Balancing Scooter & Hoverboard Reviews 2017 UPDATED

Editor's choiceCouple on hoverboards

UPDATE: Hoverboards (self balancing scooter) are making a comeback. Manufacturers have got their act together after previous problems and are now producing UL certified models, which means they are safe to use. You can see our top recommendations for the best and safest hoverboards in 2017 in our ...

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Swagtron T1 Review

Swagtron T1

Swagtron, formerly known as Swagway, is a U.S. company specializing in self-balancing electric scooters, also known as hoverboards. The T1 model, released in May of 2016, is the latest in the newer, safer generation of self-balancing scooters. This U.S. made board features durable construction, a ...

7 of the Best Segway Style Two Wheel Scooters 2017

Editor's choice2 wheel scooter couple

Over the last couple of years personal transportation has exploded. People are riding electric scooters, electric skateboards, even hoverboards! The first of its kind, however, was the Segway Scooter. As the latest technology continues to improve upon the Segway style scooter's design, the ...

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8 Safety Tips Every First-Time Hoverboard Owner Should Know

Hoverboard Safety Tips

Over the last year and a half, we have witnessed a rise in the number of people who are trading in bikes and other modes of transportation for the hoverboard. If you are considering switching your mode of personal transportation or investing in a hoverboard to ride around certain areas, first take ...

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Do Electric Scooters Need Road Tax?

Road Tax

Electric scooters that are rated at 200W or less considered in the same category as bicycles. There are also no specific laws that deal with electric scooters that are partially powered by electric batteries or have a maximum speed of 30 mph. That means they are not legally required to have any ...

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How Does an Electric Bicycle Work?

Electric Bike Charging

What Exactly is an Electric Bicycle? Although it sounds pretty straightforward, some readers may not be sure what exactly an electric bicycle is. Fortunately, an electric bicycle is about as simple as it sounds. It is a standard bicycle in every way except that it also has a battery, a ...

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Are Electric Motorcycles Street Legal?

Electric Moped

Electronic motorized vehicles of all shapes and sizes have gained a vast amount of popularity in recent years. This is partially due to the fact that the cost of gasoline is sky high and the probability is that it will continue to gain in price as supplies dwindle. Another factor is that people in ...

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Are Electric Bikes Fast?

Girl on bike

There are all kinds of bikes on the market today. They have the ability to get you from point "A" to point "B" however most people use them simply to get exercise. A unique few, use their bike to get to and from work. Most people don't bike to work unless they have to. After all, who wants to show ...

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Do Electric Scooters Need Insurance?

Insurance

As the use of electric scooters continue to increase, more and more lawyers are considering the possibility of insuring these forms of transportation. Currently, the Department of Transportation requires registration for every electric scooter, be it on two wheels or four. Most active individuals ...

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How Fast Are Electric Motorcycles?

Guy on motorcycle

When you want to buy an electric motorcycle, one of the first things you will want to consider is its speed. How fast are electric motorcycles? The answer to that question depends on a combination of factors. These same factors also affect the way the motorcycle feels and accelerates once you ...

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When Will Electric Motorcycles be Affordable?

Carpark with motorcycles

Lots of people would love to ride electric motorcycles, but they all have the same question: when will electric motorcycles be affordable? The main barrier to getting an electric motorcycle for a lot of people has been the price. Many people want all of the advantages of transportation that doesn't ...

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