If you're a beginner to electric skateboarding, you may find it challenging to balance and control your electric skateboard without taking a tumble. However, with the right techniques and tips, you can ride your Uditer electric skateboard with confidence and reduce the risk of falling. In this blog, we'll give you some essential pointers on how to ride an electric skateboard without falling.
• Wear Protective Gear
The first and most important of safe riding is to wear protective gear. You should always wear a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist pads. With the right protection, you'll be more confident and less likely to be injured if you do fall.
• Riding Environment
Please make sure you are only riding on the dry paved road or sidewalks, avoiding the snow, ice, rain, and obstacles such as cracks, rocks, or bumps in the road. These can cause you to lose balance and fall. Always scan the road ahead and plan your route to avoid any potential hazards. The max range of the Uditer electric skateboard on the dry paved road is 20~25 miles, Uditer e-board is a long-distance electric skateboard as a daily commute transportation.
• Familiarize How Your Electric Skateboard Works
Before getting on the electric skateboard, you must know how the electric skateboard works with the remote. Stand off the electric skateboard, and use the remote to feel how fast the electric skateboard is going to accelerate and brake. You should also know the other functions of the remote clearly before standing on the electric skateboard.
• Comfortable Stance
Find a stance that you feel comfortable with, a regular stance, or a goofy stance. Place your front foot on the board's front truck bolts and your back foot on the tail. Keep your knees slightly bent, and your weight evenly distributed between both feet. This comfortable stance will help you maintain balance and control as you ride. Uditer electric skateboards are made of 3 layers of bamboo + 2 layers of fiberglass decks, such a flexible deck provides a comfortable riding experience for riders.
• Practice Balancing
Learn how to kick and push your electric skateboard to start riding, it can let your body familiar with the balance in advance before accelerating. Uditer electric skateboards are designed with removable handlebars for beginners, they may help you to conquer the fear of falling, and you will learn how to balance on the board more quickly without the fear of feelings.
• Start Slowly
Start by riding your electric skateboard at a slow speed. Gradually increase your speed as you become more comfortable and confident. Always be aware of your surroundings and avoid riding in areas with heavy traffic. Uditer electric skateboards have 4 gear speed mood, top speed is up to 28 mph/45 kph. We do not recommend that beginners use the speed 3 or above gear. Gradually increase your speed and avoid sudden movements that may throw you off balance. When braking, apply gentle pressure to slow down gradually, rather than slamming on the brakes.
• Be Mindful of Your Surroundings
When riding your electric skateboard, always be mindful of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cars, and other obstacles. Always signal your intentions, such as turning or stopping, so that others around you are aware of your movements.
By following these tips, you can safely and confidently ride your Uditer electric without the fear of falling. Remember always to wear protective gear, practice balancing, start slowly, use a proper stance, control your speed, avoid obstacles, and be mindful of your surroundings. Happy riding!