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Hover Board Basics - How To Correctly Use Your Hover Board

Here’s a guide to help you navigate the pros and cons, the safety risks and why the hover board has become the hottest gift of the holiday season.Pros Ease on down, ease on down the road: With a little practice and a lot of balance, these hoverboards are fairly easy to use. With a little effort (seriously, lean forward, go forward) you are on your way. As you get more comfortable on your board, it becomes easier to maneuver — it just takes a little practice. (Not to mention this has to be a great core workout!)You can get one: Though the hoverboard is the hot gift to get, it is also the expensive gift to buy, with most costing $300 to $500, from various manufactuers....

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How Do HoverBoards Work?

How does it work? For all hover boards, you need some upward force to push against the gravitational force. For the E-Balance Board, this upward force is from the air. The props push air downward resulting in an upward force on the rotors.  Why is it awesome? Just like a helicopter, you can move both up and down as well as side to side. If you don’t think this flies like a hover board, I don’t think you will find anything better. Also, as you can see in the video above, the E-Balance Board can handle very rough terrain. 

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What Are HoverBoards?

WHAT ARE HOVERBOARDS? Well, they are certainly different from the infamous "Back To The Future" hover board. The hover boards of 2015 don’t actually hover. Possibly, from a great distance, if you can’t see the rider’s feet or you’ve misplaced your glasses, it might look like someone’s hovering along. But in reality, they’re motorized transport devices that have a wheel, or two, upon which someone stands. If you search on Amazon for the term “hover board,” you’ll be presented with a range of two-wheeled boards, although Amazon will also will also include results for "balance board" and “self-balancing scooter,” just to cover all the possible bases. This pretty much sums up how the boards work, too—you stand on one, lean forward or back...

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