Check Out This Powered One-Wheeled Skateboard Cruise Around New York City

Onewheel is a relatively new self balancing product thich combines elements of aerospace and technology with skateboarding and motor sports to create a powered skateboard with only one gigantic wheel.

Inside the hub of the wheel is an advanced electric motor equipped with an ARM processor, the same as in a smartphone, packed with six-axis motion sensors that calibrate thousands of times per second to keep the vehicle balanced. A subtle lean forward will cause it to accelerate, while a lean backward will slow you down. ("The computer makes it easy for anyone, even a first-time rider," Doerksen says.) The Onewheel can reach a speed of 15 miles per hour and cruise up to 6 to 7 miles on one charge.

Check out the product page for more video on how it works and see tricks people are doing with the Onewheel.

via Inc

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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