The Skatecycle, which is also known as “Freerider Skatecycle”, is created by Alon Karpman. It is a combination of a snowboard, a caster board, and a skateboard. It’s the first ever hubless machine which does not need any pushing in order to gain speed. The Skatecycle is a combination of the balancing of the skateboard, the foot control of snowboard and the nimble movements of caster board. Its frame is made of aluminum while its body parts are made of composite. This two-wheel vehicle is produced by Brooklyn Workshop, Inc. and is found in the collection of the Henry Ford Museum and the Bicycle Museum of America. Incidentally, it is a bronze awardee in the 2010 International Design Excellence Awards.
It has two footboards inside the hubless wheels which are connected by an axle. Although, it might take some effort and familiarity to accomplish some decent speed. However, according to its creators. the more experience you have, the less energy you need to exert in maintaining your momentum.
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Particularly, Anvl Boards Brooklyn Workshop is a hubless self-propelled skate recommended for kids who are 14 years old and above. You can ride it on flat surfaces as well as in skate parks. It is lightweight and very easy to carry. In detail, it has very durable 9-inch wheels which can let you overcome objects easily. Based on Amazon, it has a rating of 3.3.
In the meantime, we recommend Outtop X8 Orbitwheel for kids who are 13 years old and above. It’s great for rough pavement as well as bumpy roads. You can use its patented rear fender brake for quicker stops. While its foldable design makes it easy to carry anywhere. It’s no wonder then that it garnered a perfect rating of 5 on Amazon.
The Brooklyn Workshop Japan is the skateboard of the future. It has cool and stylish wheels that give you a smooth ride. Nevertheless, keep in mind to avoid riding on public roads since it can be dangerous. With some practice, it can run smoothly. Users gave it a rating of 4 on Amazon.
In this case, the Anvl Boards Brooklyn Workshop consists of two hubless wheels which move independently but linked together. It can give the rider more flexibility and can roll on any flat surface. There’s no need of pushing yourself since it propels by a unique twisting motion. Moreover, you can fold it into a compact form which makes it easy to carry. Notably, it collected a rating of 3.5 on Amazon.
For one thing, the Excelvan Freerider can slide on any flat ground. The two wheels links with a plate body which is great for making any kinds of tricks. It is very easy to learn and all you have to do is keep your body balance. To be sure, it has a non-slip matte pedal which can keep you safe all the time.
Next on our list is another Brooklyn Workshop Japan model suitable for kids who are 14 years old and above. This type can move forward in any direction and can help you improve your dexterity. Also, what’s nice with this model is that it is very easy to carry and can give you more freedom in movement.
Finally, the Pacoco Professional enables fluid and simple movement. Gliders permit the rider to perform all types of tricks. If you have some experience riding a skateboard then it will be very easy for you to learn.
There are many different tricks that you can do with skatecycle, check out this video and be inspired to be awesome too. It is not the first time we have people do crazy tricks on motorized electric boards, electric skateboards or waveboards.
Have you tried the skatecycle yet? What’s your trick?
James Haden is one of the owners of the Skateboarder community, together with Nash Gibson – his co-owner. He works as a full-time copywriter for a private company and also a true adventurer. He is an avid reader, writer, traveler, and extreme sports junkie. During his free time, he researches interesting content for their blog and continuously writes for their audience.