Why Are Hoverboards So Popular With Kids?

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Why Are Hoverboards So Popular With Kids?A few years ago hoverboards came on the scene and they were hugely popular with kids everywhere. This was a whole new mode of transportation for kids. Even adults were getting in on the action. Forget skateboards, scooters and bikes. Hoverboards is where it’s at. Ever since they arrived the popularity of these vehicles has not diminished. In fact, sales are projected to go even higher.

And as every year goes by these cool vehicles get more and more features, but why exactly, are they so popular? It’s a common question, believe it or not. It can be hard to understand if you are on the outside of the phenomenon looking in. Well, we are here to answer this burning question.

To understand why they are so loved by fans you need to understand how they work and what they can do. Hoverboards have a current maximum speed of around 12-16 MPH depending on the model and they can go pretty far on a single charge. Some can go up to 12 miles or more on a charge.

So, between the speeds and the fact that they can go quite a distance, you can see why many people love using these “toys” to commute and it is easy to see why kids love them too.

They can go almost anywhere that their bikes can go and it is a lot less work too since you don’t even have to pedal. Some even say they are safer than bikes due to some recent bike injury stats. All you have to do is stand on it and lean forward. To turn, just lean one foot forward. To slow, lean back. With enough practice, you’ll find that they are very easy to use.

So they are fast, can go the distance and they are just plain fun. But what else has people going crazy for hoverboards? Well, much like all of your other favorite gadgets, hoverboards have a lot of extra features these days.

Some of the extra bells and whistles that current hoverboards come with include things like headlights, GPS, apps that add extra functionality, built-in speakers, remotes and more. That’s right, that small hoverboard has almost as many options as your car does these days.


So hoverboards are really decked out, but what else can you do with them aside from riding them to and fro? Surprisingly, you can do a lot with hoverboards and all of it is fun.

Many hoverboard users get together and play games with each other. Some of these games include hoverboard hide and seek, knock off(Knock the other person off of their board), racing, tug of war, there’s even a game I’ve seen girls playing where they try to apply makeup on each other while on a hoverboard. There’s also a spin challenge where users ride in circles and see who can last the longest. Not for those who get dizzy easily.

However, the fun doesn’t end there. You know what else you can do with your hoverboard? Believe it or not, you can actually turn your hoverboard into a Go-Kart. For real. They sell kits that attach to your hoverboard and convert it into a Go-Kart and that adds a whole new level of fun to using your cool toy.

So as you can see, there is a lot that you can do with hoverboards and all of it is fun. These vehicles are technological marvels and they also just happen to be a hit with nearly everyone. Consider this a crash course in hoverboard education. We are glad that we can be of help. If you haven’t tried a hoverboard yet, grab one and get on. It’s never too late to learn. Check out this site for some help with finding the best hoverboard.