Your definitive guide to Swegway maintenance

November 17, 2016
Your definitive guide to Swegway maintenance


Here are some helpful tips to ensure your Swegway lives up to it’s full potential.

Tip #1: Watch out for the screws and other parts

If you have to take off the case of your board, remember to put back all the screws tightly and don’t use the board with missing screws.

Tip #2: Avoid getting into accidents or rough handling of the board

Accidents happen, however every accident you have has the potential to do serious damage to your board. If you are new to swegging ensure that you go through some tutorials indoors to help build up your confidence before driving the swegway outdoors or on the streets. Needless to say handling the board roughly, like throwing it around or dropping it is playing a dangerous game.

Tip #3: Protect your hoverboard from Day 1

If you have a new board you can buy a protective silicone case or even use hockey tape or electrical tape to protect your scooters plastic shell.  This will limit the possibility of aesthetic damage, scratches or cracks.  There are loads of protective products on the market, but be sure you buy the one that corresponds to your Swegways wheels.

Tip #4: Charge the board fully whenever possible

It is always a good idea to charge the board fully before using it whenever you can as the battery will eventually wear out and you will need to replace it.  Also, when the charge reaches 15% it’s a good time to charge it again to also avoid draining the battery too quickly.

Tip #5: Be careful of how you use your hoverboard 

It can be nice to drive your scooter off-road but keep in mind that depending on the terrain this has potential to damage your scooter. Speed is an obvious one, you should not be going at max speeds all the time for your own safety, as well as for the good of your swegway.

We hope these tips will help swegway users out there take some time to think about how they are caring for their swegways and if they can improve their riding to make sure they get many years of fun.


Check out UK Swegways awesome selection of safe and tested Swegways here.

Gareth A