The Coolest Hoverboard Accessories
These are a few of the coolest scooter accessories and hoverboard safety gear to go with that new hoverboard that Santa brought you this Christmas. Now that hoverboards have been around for a few months there are beginning to be accessories available. Let’s see what I found.
SELF BALANCING SCOOTER ACCESSORIES: A HOVERBOARD CARRYING CASE
A carrying case for your hoverboard is that nice bit of extra care that will extend the life of your scooter immensely. Yes, it protects it from the elements. And yes, it hides it a bit so would-be thieves might not realize that you have something worth taking.
What to Look for in a Hoverboard Bag?
Many of the bags and hoverboard carrying cases that you see on places like Amazon and EBay look exactly the same. There’s a few key points that you have to remember while you are shopping for a good carrying case.
- Make sure that the bag can fit your hoverboard. Pay attention to these two critical measurements: wheel size and board length. The standard wheel sizes: 6.5″, 8″, and 10″. The board length is the how wide your hoverboard is. You can usually find the information online, or just use a tape measure.
- Look for extra pockets on your bag, this way you can keep your charger and any other hoverboard accessories you might have.
- The big difference between the $10 hoverboard carrying cases and the $50 cases? The $50 carrying case is fire resistant. In case of a fire the fire-resistant bag would help to contain any flames.
There’s three basic styles of hoverboard backpacks.
These first bags look like they would be perfect for carrying your hoverboard. And they are, except one huge design flaw. I’m jumping ahead of myself. Let’s think of the different reasons that you would be using a bag for your hoverboard instead of riding it.
- You’re a regular commuter that uses your hoverboard to go to work each day. But your commute one day is cut short because your battery died.
- You’re riding your hoverboard and it starts to shake uncontrollably, you power cycle it and try riding it again. It still wobbles, I hope it’s not broken.
- This sucks, the weather report this morning said no rain today. Where did this hurricane come from?
Any of these situations could happen at any time you’re riding. If it does, you’re stuck having to carry a 25 lb. lead weight with you. Hopefully it’s not very far. That leads me to the epic design flaw in most hoverboard carrying cases:
Make sure your hoverboard bag comes with some type of shoulder strap!
The second style of hoverboard bags have attachment points on either end of the bag so that you can attach a shoulder strap to the bag. This makes it much easier to carry for a long distance.
The third type of hoverboard bag has backpack style straps. These let you carry it on one or both shoulder like a regular backpack. You’ll be grateful that you spent the $10 extra the first time you have to carry your hoverboard any type of distance.
This next bag is probably the best carrying case that you can get for your hoverboard. While it doesn’t have two straps to wear like a backpack, it does have wheels on the bottom. A handy strap allows you to drag the hoverboard behind you. As my girlfriend said, it’s for when your wheels need wheels. This bag is the perfect choice of a bag for people that would have difficulty carrying a 25 lb. object.
THE ULTIMATE HOVERBOARD BAG
PROTECT YOUR HOVERBOARD FROM THEFT
Sometimes you can’t take your smart balance wheel everywhere you want. Now, there’s a solution, with this hoverboard lock that is available on Amazon. It works the same as a bike lock would. Find an immovable object that you can chain your hoverboard to, and lock it down. Go do what you need to, and when you return, your hoverboard will still be there. Pretty cool.
Hoverboard Lock Combination (Red)
Free Shipping: No
Feature 1: Secure Hoverboards to any fixed object
Feature 2: 4-foot vinyl-coated braided steel cable
Feature 3: Self coiling lightweight cable easily fits in your pocket
Feature 4: Pre-set fixed 4-digit combination barrel lock has a lifetime warranty
Product Summary: Do you own one of the hottest Christmas gifts? This is a lightweight, durable lock that weighs about 4 ounces and fits in your pocket. Locks your board to any fixed object. Comes with a preset 4 digit combination, and a lifetime warranty on the locking mechanism. The patent pending locking loop design fits securely around hoverboards. This lock fits most hoverboards sold in the United States. However, if the circumference of the center portion of your Board exceeds 9.5 inches, please order our Keyed Hoverboard Lock, as that model has a 12 inch loop.
Bring Out the Natural Glow With a Protective Skin
These caught my attention a few weeks ago, and I can’t wait to order one and just play with it. They now make hoverboard or scooter skins.
They are just a small vinyl wrap that anyone can apply to the clean, dry chassis casing. Then your hoverboard goes from being just another one that everyone seems to have to a classy, and unique hoverboard owner, who seems to just ooze sophistication.
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Free Shipping: No
Product Summary: Give your Self Balancing Board a stylish look and protect it from abuse at the same time. MightySkins hardly adds any volume to your board and creates a whole new look that sets you apart from the crowd. Mightyskins also provide basic scratch protection to keep your board in prime condition at all times. This Self Balancing Board Skin features ultra-high gloss inks and then covered with a clear protective layer for ultimate durability. All MightySkins use a patented repositionable and removable adhesive for fast and easy installation and goo-free removal. Self Balancing Board is not included.
Feature0: DECAL ONLY – Balance Board Not Included
Feature1: Add style to your Self Balancing Board
Feature2: Quick and easy to apply
Feature3: Protect your Self Balancing Board from dings and scratches
This next case is a bit more sparkly…
The Silver Sparkly Glitter Skin Decal Kit for HoverBoards and other Scooter (HOVERBOARD NOT INCLUDED)
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Free Shipping: No
Feature0: Long-lasting Vinyl!
Feature1: Fits the: IOHawk, Phunkee Duck, Razor Hovertrax, Swagway X1, Powerboard, Sogo, Leray, Glyro and many more!
Feature2: These are extremely easy-to-apply, and when you get tired of one design, just peel it off and slap a new one on it.
Feature3: NOTE: HOVERBOARD IS NOT INCLUDED Product Summary: Add style to your HoverBoard without bulk! With Design Skinz, you can change the look of your favorite device in seconds, literally. Made from a premium vinyl, these skinz can take a beating and will protect your hoverboard from scratches and other abuse. Long-lasting Vinyl! Fits most HoverBoards. Some trimming may be required. Easy, Bubble-Free Installation! Wrap-Around fit.
You’re Probably Going to Want A Replacement Charger for Your Hoverboard
If you’re anything like me, you’ll probably need a new charger before you even get done reading this article. In my own case, it’s not that I mistreat my charger and it dies an inglorious death.
No, it’s strange shit that happens to me and my adapters.
I’ll be the type that gives my adapter to a fireman to use so that he can make an emergency defibrillator and zap somebody back to life. Or I’d walk unknowingly through a massive street fight between two ninjas clans.
There I would be at the opposite side of the street clothes in tatters, charger sliced to bits with no idea what just happened. Nobody sees ninjas.
Be careful when getting a replacement charger. Those exploding hoverboards you’ve heard about. It was most likely while the boards were charging.
Get a charger that is the proper voltage and then also the right current and plug sizes.
SWAGTRON T1 - UL 2272 Certified Electric Self-Balancing Scooter
EVAPLUS 42V 2A Battery Charger Lithium Battery Power Adapter PowerFast 3-Prong Inline Connector e100 e125 e150 e200, e300, PR200, Pocket Mod, Sports Mod, and Dirt Quad
2 used from $ 11.69
- Power Charger Model: HK-42-2000.
- Input: 100-240VAC,50/60Hz,1.5A Output : 42V 2000mA.
- Cable length: 39.4 In / 100 CM.
- Short circuit & Overload & Overvoltage Protection.
- Indication Light: red light when charging, green light when fully charged
Pls Note: the two items have same function, and just a little different appearance.Product Details : Input: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 1.5A Output:42 V 2A Cable length: 39.4 In / 100 CM DC Connecter size: 3 prong Inline Condition: Brand New Fit Models: e100 e125 e150 e200, e300, PR200, Pocket Mod, Sports Mod, and Dirt Quad
Swagtron T5 - UL 2272 Certified Hoverboard
Carrying Bags for Swagway and Swagtron Hoverboards - The Bag for All Your Swag
Fbsport 6.5inch Silicone Scratch Protector Cover Case For 2 Wheels Self Balancing Electric Scooter
- Case For Classic Scooter with 6.5 inch wheels.
- Make the smart balance wheel have different style.
- Keep the self balancing scooter from scratch,Easy to clean,plug on or off.
- Self Balancing Scooter Board not included
- Fitment for all Standard 6.5" Hoverboards,Does NOT fit "Swagtron T1" model scooter;
Protect your Self Balancing Scooter Board* Are you tired of nasty dents and scratches on your brand new Self Balancing Scooter Board? * Let's not make your brand new Self Balancing Scooter Board look like an old one when a friend wants a test drive 360 protection*Our silicone skin wraps and shields top and bottom of your self balancing scooter*Purchase multiple colors to match your day *Compatible with Standard size Self Balancing Scooter Board *Make sure silicone skin is fully on without touching wheel before riding This is a Newly released product, be the first to sport it * You will turn heads from making the smart choice of using our product * Your friends will be amazed and give you high fives when they see your Self Balancing Scooter Board always looking clean without a scratch Lifetime Warranty. You Can't lose with our 102% no hassle replacement guarantee!
JBM BMX Bike Knee Pads and Elbow Pads with Wrist Guards Protective Gear Set for Biking, Riding, Cycling and Multi Sports Safety Protection: Scooter, Skateboard, Bicycle, Rollerblades
- IMPACT RESISTANT- Made of tough and durable PP, PE materials with breathable Polyester sleeves, It allow JBM user to enjoy the riding experiences with safety protection to their knee elbow and wrist
- ONE SIZE FITS ALL: The adjustable straps could be flexible to different sizes of knee elbow and wrist, the knee pads elbow pads with wrist guards could offer custom flexibility what the user desrie, they could choose to hold its tightly to keep their position right when they are riding thier BMX, Bike, Rollerblades, Inline Skate, Skateboard, Biycycle, Scooter or choose the comfortable way to have breathable air between the pads and body
- PACKAGE:Wrist guard, Knee pads and Elbow pads Included
- DESIGNED For ADULT: Adult normally explore their riding experiences with more agressive move than the younger, therefore to wear a set of anti-shock gear should be consider seriously before the incident happen, the sport such as Skatboarding, Rollering, Riding normally get people hurt when they fall on the ground and it happens a lot even a professional rider with rich experience and knowledge
- FASHION OUTLOOK: The desgin are designed for a more awesome outfit to our JBM rider, with the cool knee pads elbow pads and wrist guards outlook, the riders should feel more comfortable to explore their riding adventure in multi sports purpose
JBM brand has been focusing on the development of multi-sports safety protective gear for years, we specially concern the sports such as BMX, Skateboarding, Rollblading, Scootering and cycling activities more than others, these kind of sports need more attention on the safety issues for elbow knee an wrist, so here we are, our designer concern the human factor and impact resistant the most in the manfacturing process, we keep updating our design in order to offer the best for our client consistenly. Item specifics Age: ADULT Color: BLACK Material: Polyester, PP plastic and PE foam Suitable Sport: Skateboard Rollerblade Bicycle Ride Bike Cycling BMX bike Mountain Bike Dirt Bike Scooter Other extreme outdoor or indoor sports which need impact resistant protective equipment Suitable User: Knee pads and elbow pads for Unisex Adult Package: 1 Pair of Elbow pads 1 Pair of Knee pads 1 Pair of Wrist pads Warranty: 1 year warranty! Fully safety equipment set can...
That’s all the time I have right now to share some scooter accessories with you. I’ll try to have a bunch more listed soon.
That’s all that I have right now for scooter accessories, but I’m always looking out for more parts and accessories. Speaking of parts, if you need replacement parts for your self-balancing scooter, be sure to visit that link. Or if you are having problems with your hoverboard, check out the repairs page for some ideas on how you can fix your hoverboard.
And now that you’re properly accessorized, let’s look at different ways to customize your hoverboard.
Have a suggestion of what I should write about next on my hoverboard site? Send me a message and I’ll see what I can do.