How to maintain electric bicycles ?

First pay attention to clean, clean the water especially the winter salt water (many cities in the winter spray salt spray to avoid freezing after the snow ) in time, or it may easily lead to corrosion of metal parts, film aging and take off. Second,pay attention to the maximum adjustable height. After riding new electric bicycle for some time, user should check and adjust the whole electric bicycle in accordance with requirements of user manual,fastening and lubrication is essential. Check whether the fasteners are loose, transmission parts are flexible, please notice that after drip the lubrication oil to the
chain you should wipe the oil slick, flywheel drip only a little lubrication oil is ok. Tires inflated with appropriate air, otherwise it will affect the riding comfort and bicycle life. Brake is the basic guarantee forsafety, should be checked at any time, as long as problems are found should be adjusted or repaired immediately.

14 inch folding electric bicycle

1.saddle and handlebar height of electric bicycles should be adjusted before use to ensure the riding comfort and reduce fatigue.
2.the front and rear brake of electric bike should be checked and adjusted before use.Front and rear brake adjustment subject to half press the brakes can do reliable braking, excessive wear brake pad should be replaced.
3.tightness of the electric bicycle chain should be checked before driving,appropriate chain sag is 1-2mm, generally you can adjusting the chain to slightly tight if no pedal riding .
4.the chain lubrication conditions should be checked before riding.If the corrosion or rotation is not flexible, right amount of lubrication oil should be added,chain should be replaced if with serious problem. should check the tire pressure, steering handle flexibility, front and rear wheel rotation flexibility, circuit, battery power, motor working conditions and lighting, speakers, fasteners etc before riding a electric bicycle,to see if they meet driving requirements.
6.try not to use zero start for electric bicycle(riding the electric bicycle without any pedal working), zero start should be banned especially in heavy load and uphills. For start up, you should first use the human ride, when it reaches a certain speed then converted to electric driving mode, or direct use electric assistant driving mode.
7. electric bicycles are not suited to rough road or sharp slope. In case of such a road, should driving slowly or get off the electric bicycle.
8. electric bicycles should be avoided frequent braking and start when driving, before or during the brake the speed control(throttle) should be turned back.
9. the standard electric bicycle load is 75 kg, user should try to avoid overloading. If overloading, should adopt the human ride or human assisted riding mode.
10.using the electric bicycles in cold weather,human assisted driving should be adopted; and user should also pay attention to battery power and voltage indication, should appropriate reduce the discharge depth, should not driving under low battery pressure.
11.electric bicycles can be driven in rain and snow weather. However, when crossing the water, the water level should not exceed the electric wheel hub bearing lower edge to prevent damage to the motor caused by water. Rain and snow days after riding, water should be wiped clean as soon as possible; if the electrical parts soaked with water, it should be dried with a hair dryer. So as to avoid corrosion of iron and circuit leakage and other failures.
12.riding in rainny and snow weather, the driving speed should be reduced appropriately,during brake should pay attention to increase the braking distance, to prevent skidding so as not to endanger personal safety.
13. electric bicycles should avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, should be stored in the shade.
14. the battery should used supported charger or the manufacturer specified models; during charging, the battery and charger should be placed in a cool place, well placed, should stay away from inflammable and explosive materials;avoid heat, moisture and water;prohibited to be covered by itemscovered, prohibition of infant and child contact. Before charging user should first confirm if the grid voltage and frequency in line with the requirements of the charger, and then connect the battery with charger output port, the charger input port connect with power grid; after charging is completed, first disconnect the grid connection and then disconnect charger and battery connection. Lead acid battery charging normally takes 6-8 hours.
15.user should stop usage of the battery if low battery voltage, and charging as soon as possible, prohibit the battery in deep discharge and over discharge conditions,better the battery is always in abundance state. We recommend charging at least once a day.
16. battery should be stored in the cold, moderate air humidity place, the battery should be kept upright; before long time storage should fully charged and should regularly add electricity, then general charge once a month. Lead acid battery storage for a long time, you can add a few drops of distilled water to offset the evaporation of water to reduce the curing of the plate.
17. for initially use of electric bicycles,user should carefully read user manual to understand the performance of electric bicycles. Do not lend to people who do not know how to operate electric bikes.
18. mental patients, alcoholics and other inappropriate should be disabled to ride electric bikes; user with heart disease, epilepsy, and color blindness etc. should be careful when riding.
19. electric bicycles belongs to non-motorized vehicle, riding should comply with traffic rules, in the non-motorized lanes or local driving lanes.
20. electric bicycles should be stored in a place with cool, ventilated, dry, away from corrosive liquids and gases conditions; storage with vehicle upright and enough tire pressure; bicycle frame should not be loaded with heavy objects; and the battery should be stored separately.

Road policy for hoverboards in different countries

Road policy for hoverboards in different countries

National Bicycle and Electric Bicycle Inspection Center experts said that the hoverboard ( same as balance scooter in this article)can be divided into two kinds per its usage: entertainment and transportation, currently some countries allow the balance scooter to travel on the road under below conditions:


Cardiopulmonary disease patients can use the balance scooter as a medical auxiliary equipment, other balancing scooters are not allowed to use in public roads.

United Kingdom:

Balanced scooters are motorized scooters, only can be ride in private sector after permission .


Recoginzed as motrised vehicles but can not pass the basic specifications certification of electric vehicle, prohibit on the road.


In some areas,hoverboard regarded as the electric wheelchair type of balancing scooter, allowed to travel in the bike lane or sidewalk.


If you want to drive the hoverboard on the road, the hoverboard must be equipped with brakes and headlights, brake lights, direction lights and other auxiliary equipment, the owner also need to pay tax ,register a number and have a driving license.

Segway One S1 : re-define balance scooter

Summary: Normally, the revolutionary scooter-electric hoverboard should be popular in the streets long ago, people go to school and go to work with a balance scooter, Segway also earned a lot of money, but this scene did not happen, and Segway has now become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ninebot. As the most well-known supplier of electric balancing scooters, Segway has also hope that through the new “one S1” electric balancing scooter to re-ignite consumer’s enthusiasm for electric balancing scooters.

segway one s1 balance scooter

“One S1” self balancing scooter weighs only 21 pounds, but it can bear a weight of 220 pounds, and users can drive it at the speed up to 12.5 miles, and its driving mileage up to 15 miles, depending on the load and roads.However,lithium battery powered “one S1” balance scooter will ensure a stable and sustainable running.

It is not difficult to master “one S1”, as long as we are flexible enough to maintain a good balance in a fearless attitude, then we can learn how to master the “one S1” balancing scooter in just one hour .

In addition, users can also download the Ninebot App, App provides users with a tutorial, and we can also use App to monitor the speed, lock “one S1”, open the speed limit mode, customize Lighting and many other features.

we all want to drive an electric balance scoooter on the road , but for various reasons (such as security), this dream has not been achieved, with the new electric balance scooter, it can dispel the concerns of consumers and the relevant authorities or not, let us wait and see.

How to identify a real Xiaomi 9 Segway scooter

Recently, there are some fake Xiaomi 9 Segway scooter ( same as Xiaomi balance scooter or Xiaomi hoverboard )enter into the market, bought these fake scooters may lead to loss of property or personal injury. These fake Xiaomi 9 balance scooters and the orginal ones are so similar that it is very hard for new consumers to identify them.

Fake and Original Xiaomi 9 balance scooter

Do not worry! After you reading this article,you can easily identify a fake Xiaomi 9 balance scooter.

1. identification true or fake by labels

Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter has warning label above the knee control rod, besides the warning label,there are QR codes for Ninebot App download and safe driving video on both sides. At the bottom of the knee control rod,there is the knee control rod installation guide label,also a Ninebot Mini battery pack label is attached to the bottom of the scooter body.

Identify original or fake Xiaomi 9 Segway scooter by labels

2. identification true or fake by wheels

Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter has printed 3C certification number and QR code inside the wheels,the word “Ninebot” was printed on the tires. The wheel deceration pad is close to the hub,and the hub is also close to the tires, touch with your hands on these parts will not make it shaking.

Identify true or fake Xiaomi 9 hoveboard by wheels

3. identification true or fake by foot pedal

Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter pedal was printed with “Ninebot” words,open the new Xiaomi 9 balance scooter you will find a matte translucent material warning film on the foot pedal.

Identify true or fake Xiaomi 9 balance scooter by pedals and charging port

4.Identification true or fake by charging port

Charging port is located at the bottom of the display panel, open the genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter charging port fender,you will find that the charging port was covered with a dust and water prooft ruber cap. Open the rubber cap will see the four-core aviation charging plug.

Besides, before you use the Xiaomi 9 balance scooter, the user needs to download Ninebot App and activate by Bluetooth connection, any Xiaomi 9 balance scooter do not need to activate for official use are likely to be fake ones, we can also identify by this point.

3 Funny Usage Of Hoverboards

More and more people are riding or playing a hoverboard in the street and caught too much eye sights,but do you know below three funny usage of hoverboards ?

1.A man convert his 10 inch hoverboard to a smart mobile electric kart with a hover seat, stainless steel frame,cellphone holder, camera; well, how modern it is with so much modern elements !

Hoverboard turned into a leisure electric wheel chair scooter

2.A woman cleaning snow on her yard, she stand steadly on her
hoverboard and hold a shovel on her hand, with the moving forward or backward of hoverboard, the snow can be easily clean without too much effort and less time.

hoverboard used to clean the snow

3.A cleaner was mopping the floor riding on the Xiaomi 9
hoverboard. Well, should i say the Xiaomi 9 hoverboard’s anti skidding performance is so excellent ? or this cleaner is so smart ? or either the hoverboard is so popular that a cleaner is familiar with it and like it ?  🙂

Cleaner mopping the floor on a Xiaomi 9 mini segway scooter

Ninebot Mini Pro Balance Scooter-Update version for Ninebot 9

Ninebot E +, Ninebot One S1 / S2 Series and the Ninebot 9 balance scooter upgrade / Mini Pro will be displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas International Convention Center during 5th-8th Jan 2017, to show the world’s most innovative short distance transport equipment technology and bring new experience for the user.

Ninebot Mini Pro Balance Scooter

As a feast of science and technology, CES has been successfully held for 49 years, is one of the world’s largest, highest level and the most extensive consumer electronics products exhibition. Every year new product from the world’s leading enterprises will be displayed in the platform, leading the global trend of consumer electronics products. The Tetris, unmanned aerial vehicles, surface screen, come to the world market from here.

As a regular participant of CES in the past years, Ninebot Technology Co., Ltd attending too. In 2015, Ninebot acquired Segway-the American balance scooter company.After six months of “grinding”, Segway and Ninebot has been integrated in the technical gradually. This year, Ninebot launched the Ninebot 9 balance scooer upgrade version-Mini Pro, is the new entertainment experience created by Segway R&D engineers who conbine balance scoooter and VR together.

According to reviews, the Mini Pro balance scooter equipped with horizontal moving bracket at the bottom, and foot control head equipped with the mobile camera.The rider put on VR glass, control the scooter through the remote control, and then he can experience the journey with mobile + virtual cool experience. During the CES, these products will be fully open to public.

Try thinking and riding hoverboard before you buy one

Before you begin asking how much is a hoverboard and how can you get cheap hoverboard, learn to ride them first. Riding a hands free hoverboard requires practice and a few basic balancing skills which need to be acquired with different times. Many people can master how to ride the hoverboard after a practice while some take considerably long.

Initially, you’ll be shaky and may falling down and injuring yourself. Therefore putting on a security gear, especially a helmet is very important for learner.
As with any other new vehicles on the road, the chance of injuries can be occur during you riding the hoverboard too. Most of the hoverboards with a maximum speed of 12km/hour but some are designed to reach even 15-20km/hour. When you’re driving at such speed and come accross the obstacles or sudden brakes , you may get serious troubles, pains and maybe accidents.However if you are simply well protected you can avoid of these injuries.

Normally,your safety gear will include a helmet, wrist pads, elbow pads and knee pads to avoid any fractures and sprains from falling down.

Although the thrill seekers may wish to driving accross heavy traffic, riding hoverboards on primary roads is banned in United kingdom and United States,since a few terrible accidents or even death case while they are running on the main road can be found through internet . So think twice before you decide buy hoverboard.

How much is a 6.5 inch hoverboard ?

Ok, it’s time to answer the question you have been asking wherever you have seen this article. How much are hoverboards ? How much is a 6.5 inch two wheels hands free hoverboard ? I would like to share you clear information about 6.5 inch hoverboard price in this article.

6.5 inch two wheels hoverboard cheap price only 199$

These 6.5 inch hoverboards ranges between $199 to $699. When you are shopping from some direct sale Chinese online shop ( who provide OEM service for international brand ), as the market competition is fierce, these OEM provider may sell hoverboard 199$ online to end buyer,because even 199$, they still have a lot more profit than selling to Walmart, Bestbuy, Carrefour ;this is the best choice for end buyers, however, you may need to wait for 7-12 days to get your hoverboard finally, as these OEM provider need to ship hoverboard from China to HK or to your local countries, then they can transship with FedEx, UPS etc, because FedEx ,DHL and UPS don’t accept these kind of dangerous goods in China until they have arrived at US,UK,Germany etc..Well, these hoverboard sell at $199 usually not UL2272 approved, only GS or TUV certificated CE approved, its quality should be good too, just without UL2272 approval. With UL 2272 listed quality and certificate, their online retail price may comes around 279$-319$, depends on detailed models.Another choice is shopping from Amazon,the cheapest 6.5 hoverboard on for Christmas promotion is 349$ currently, include shipping, but tax was not included. Normally,its price will be around USD399-USD499, some exclusively models and big brands they are selling at a bit expensive price.If you want to have a hoverboard right now, you can go to Walmart , Bestbuy etc big supermarket, their price may be a bit expensive compared with buying online, but its advantage is that you can get it right away.

Don’t buy 6.5 inch hoverboards price below $199, these hoverboards usually come from spurious manufacturers that want to make some fast cash and therefore can sell hoverboards at staggeringly low prices. Most hoverboards accidents are caused by these kind of low cost hoverboards with sucks battery and battery charger etc.

How to identify a bad hoverboard

1. By a chance you saw the package and user manual is made in poor work,then you can’t expect this hoverboard in a good quality, no matter how cheap is a hoverboard, if its outer appearance is not good, how can they ensure their inner quality ?

2. If you found a cheap hoverboard selling price ( no matter from,, or directly brand name online ship ) below 199$, it is a dangerous hoverboard with poor quality. As a hoverboard specialist, we know pretty well about the hoverboard, about its mainboard,battery,charger,motor as well as the shipping cost and local tax, price below 199$ don’t have enough profit to ensure quality at all.
3.You can buy hoverboard directly from, this is an approved decent hoverboard online shopping site with their own brand, most are UL2272 approved hoverboard, their price as low as you buy from different brand manufacturer directly. Absolutely,as a end buyer, when you come to the brand manufacturer, they would ask for a high price from you to ensure their distributors’ benefit.
4.Remember even a hoverboard from the reputed manufacturer may explode, the probability is just too much small.People have a tendency to overcharge it and for that reason the hoverboard come with low quality charger may explode, brand name hoverboard shorten this rate to 0.001% or below.Hence buy your hoverboard from or brand name online shop,It will minimizes the risk of riding the hoverboard or using it.

UL2272 approved hoverboard with two 6.5 inch wheels

Some common sense about hoverboards:

1. Hoverboard usually comes with a IP grade of IP54 or lower, it can resist little water such as rain , washing water; but don’t drop it entirely into the water,it is waterproof totally.
2. They are well known as self balance scooter, smart balance wheel, hands free segway, actually they are same thing with hoverboard.
3. They can’t be carry out on flights, so don’t try to buy a hoverboard during a trip, no matter how cheap it is, because you will find you are wasting your money at the end and it will cause you a lot of trouble.
4. Why it is being called ” hoverboard” although it doesn’t hover at all, the concept first appered from the moive ” come back to the future ” .

How to ride solo wheel balance scooter

Follow below easy instructions on how to ride the solo wheel balance scooter, you will be a master soon.
1. Turn on the self balance scooter
2. One foot step onto one side of the board slightly.
3. The other foot fast ride onto the other side of the board.
4. Relax and keep two feet close the fender on each side as much as possible , try to stand on the board stably gradually.
5. Lean your body to control the direction of the balance scooter, you will rolling forward or backward or rotation. Don’t move your body movement fierce
6. Get off the balance scooter when the scooter is stop moving and in balance status, one leg off the board from the back and the other one off quickly.
1. Please get off the balance scooter from the back side.
2. Please don’t turn sharply when you are riding in fast speed.
3. Please don’t turn or rotate the self balancing scooter when on a slope.
4. Please don’t let kids to play the scooter without any adults protection