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While it may seem like a hoverboard go-kart attachment turns the best hoverboard into a completely different vehicle, it is actually easy to control. Once you familiarize yourself with the attachment’s parts and how to use its steering controls, you’ll be able to zip along and turn with confidence.
Hoverboard attachments all have a similar build, and we have a great guide on the top-rated hoverboard seats you can check out. It’s important to familiarize yourself with the components of your kart conversion kit prior to using it. The front part of the kart has one wheel that is attached to the kart’s frame or undercarriage. At the rear, there is a seat for the rider and two steering rods.
Tip: It’s important to familiarize yourself with the components of your kart conversion kit prior to using it
After inspecting and understanding the kart attachment, you will be better able to see how it secures to your self-balancing scooter. Make sure you follow the instructions in the user manual that came with the attachment. Generally, the frame of the attachment under the seat will be installed to sit on top of the hoverboard’s footpad. Additionally, if you really want to make it your own, learn how to customize your own hoverboard to your style.
Tip: Make sure you follow the instructions in the user manual that came with the attachment
Hoverboard karts are adjustable to fit different-sized riders, from kids to adults. Of course, always follow the safety ratings for age, weight, and rider heights of the hoverboard and the attachment. You can change the kart hoverboard size by adjusting the frame length of the attachment and the positioning of the steering controls.
Tip: Of course, always follow the safety ratings for age, weight, and rider heights of the hoverboard and the attachment
Controlling a hoverboard seat attachment go-kart is similar to operating a hoverboard. To move forward, simply lean the two steering rods forward together. If you push only the left rod forward, then you will turn to the right. If you push the right rod forward, the kart will turn to the left.
Tip: Controlling a hoverboard seat attachment go-kart is similar to operating a hoverboard
The best way to learn the controls is to try them out for yourself, just like when you are trying to learn a trick, like how to do the slug on a hoverboard. Find a flat, even surface without any obstacles or traffic to worry about. Make sure the rider is wearing appropriate safety gear. Take it slow and get comfortable with the riding experience. To understand why this is important, check out our article on hoverboard injuries and deaths.