Onewheel+ and the Hasselblad X1D, an Unlikely Pairing

We photograph the latest self-balancing board in the desert with a medium-format point-and-shoot

Off-roading with a “hoverboard?” Outdoor action photography in lowlight with a Hasselblad? None of this makes sense, but we tried it anyway. When the original OneWheel launched in 2015, we took it for a spin on the Las Vegas strip and fell in love with the floaty feel and precise maneuverability. Their latest version, the OneWheel+ has refined that feel with an upgraded electric motor, …

Test Ride: Hoverboard Technologies’ Hoverboard

Riding around on the latest self-balancing, one-wheeled wonder

The market for rechargeable rides seems to be booming as of late, especially in the self-balancing skateboard sector where new options pop up every month or so. We’ve previously covered the Onewheel, which—like its name suggests—is a board that balances itself around a wide, central tire and provides forward or backward propulsion through a gyroscopic motor. A new entrant in the category, Hoverboard Technologies, offers …

Lexus Unveils a Working Hoverboard

The latest 'Amazing in Motion' endeavor swaps rubber wheels for magnetic levitation

Unlike the internet-trolling hoverboard announcements of the past, luxury car company Lexus has created the real floating deal to finally make our dreams come true. As part of their “Amazing in Motion” campaign—which aims to demonstrate the brand’s innovative aptitude through a series of groundbreaking pursuits—Lexus partnered with leading minds in superconductive technology to develop the world’s most advanced hoverboard to date. Similar to the …