Rideables are any small-wheeled device with an electric motor, such as a skateboard, scooter, Hoverboard and Electric Cycles. If it’s electric and compact enough to carry or ride on a sidewalk, it’s rideable.

The 21st Century is certainly living up to its hype. It’s a truly great age of technology. Although we don’t have the true hoverboards or flying cars that Back to the Future predicted in the movie, there are some pretty cool gadgets available. The modern commute has been transformed by high tech innovation. Rideables allow you to travel in style, no matter if it’s for work or pleasure.

Since the invention of the MotoBoard in 1970s, motorized scooters and skateboards have been around. Unfortunately, the technology at the time was not sufficiently advanced to allow rideables. However, that was many decades ago and things have drastically changed.

Electric Transportation for The Modern Age

Today’s world offers eco-friendly electric alternatives to traditional transport. They’re called rideables.

Electric rideables have become a popular and viable mode of transport due to advances in electric motors, battery technology, urban congestion, funding options, and changing lifestyles. There are more startups interested in the market for wheeled tech, which allows for better design, availability, and lower costs. Electric transportation is making a comeback on sidewalks and streets because of all these factors.

What do rideables actually look like? It’s easy to miss them when you first see one. You’ll stand out from the crowd with rideables that come in many sizes and shapes. While some of these rideables are unique and innovative, others are well-known and have been around for years. The most commonly recognized rideables are the electric skateboard, scooter, Electric Cycles and self-balancing hoverboards. Here are some details about all the wheeled marvels available.

Electric skateboards

Modern electric skateboards are superior to the original gasoline-powered prototype. They are lighter, more manoeuvrable, and can be controlled wirelessly via phone apps or remotes.

Electric scooters

The electric scooter is a popular choice of rideable. Two types of transportation are often referred to as scooters. The electric handlebar scooter features two inline tires. As a safe and portable way to get around town or to work, rideable scooters are becoming more popular.


Self-balancing is the second type of electric scooter, but people are now calling them Hoverboards to avoid confusion. These two-wheeled balancing boards look similar to a Segway, but are much more low-key and have no handlebars to hold on to. The rider can either lean forwards or backwards to travel, and the board will adjust its speed based on how much weight is being carried.

Electric Cycles

The electric cycle may seem intimidating at first glance. The electric unicycle is easy to ride and requires no pedalling. Because of their small size, they are great for urban streets.

Electric Rideables: The benefits

These motorized transports offer many benefits and are more than fun gadgets to ride. You can use rideables for almost any purpose in your daily life. You can use them for everything from commuting to work, to get around town, and even on Sundays. They are lightweight and easy to transport.

Because they don’t require gas, they are cheaper and more sustainable than cars. You don’t even have to fight for parking spots. They are also far less stressful and safer than cars because they don’t have road traffic.

Although rideables are often used for commute and leisure sports, they are also becoming more popular as exercise tools. Most boards require a balanced technique and extra energy to be able to ride well.

More Affordable Rideables

Motorized machines used to be too costly for everyday users to consider purchasing. As you can see, rideables and personal transporters come in many forms. Prices can vary depending on the technology used. Most personal transporters powered by batteries that can travel long distances and are self-balancing will be more expensive than those that can. Technology advances will ensure that prices continue to fall. Although they are not yet mainstream, rideables will soon become more affordable than you might imagine.

Learning Curves for All Skill Levels

Different rideables require different riding skills. An electric scooter, for example, is more stable than a self-balancing unicycle due to its larger base and additional wheels.

The size, features, number and balance requirements for electric transportation vary greatly. Solowheel, for example, is a unicycle with multiple sensors that keeps you upright. To safely ride the Solowheel, you’ll need to use additional balancing techniques.

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