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    Oct042018

    The Giz Wiz Show 1695, October 5th 2018 Independent Show #178 

    The Giz Wiz Show is far into it's 13th year of production, and the fourth year of Independent Production! (The very first show was February 20th, 2006.) Thanks to our wonderful Patreon supporters we continue on! If it wasn't for them, the Giz Wiz Show would be gone. If you'd like to support OMGchad & DickDe in our independent venture (we pay for everything ourselves, including travel) just click the Patreon link at the top of our show web page: http://www.gizwiz.tv. You can also contribute just once via the PayPal link that's there too. And thank you for doing that! Our show wouldn't exist without our viewer's support, but a bit more support would be a big help. Thanks from OMGchad & DickDe!)

    This week and next The Giz Wiz will be showing new and unique gadgets from the huge Interbike Show 2018 that took place in Reno, NV. Sept 17 to 20.

     

    There were a lot more unique gadgets at Interbike 2018 than bikes. For example it was the 1st time I ever saw Hovershoes! They're InMotion's latest invention that takes the concept of a hoverboard and splits it into two independent machines; one for each foot! The company says it's a totally new experience that feels more like rollerskating with the freedom to zip around at will and that Hovershoes X1 are easier to learn and safer than hoverboards. Well, I think they have to add  “assuming you're young, agile and well coordinated. I couldn't even get the hang of balancing on juist one of them, but then I'm not their target audience. Here are the specs of the Hovershoes X1 provided by Inmotion: Battery: 54Wh each / Motor: 250W each / Payload: 22 - 176 lbs / Max Range: 7 miles / Speed: 7 mph / Max Grade: 9° / Waterproof: IP65 / Charge Time: 1.5 hours / Weight: 6 lbs each Tire Diameter: 3.5 in.

    And the price? One pair of Hovershoes, charger, + one year warranty is $499. 

     

    As you'll see in this week's show you see two brand new InMotion Electric Unicycles, the V10 & the V10F - extended range. Here are some of the specs from the company:

    Range: V10 43 miles max, V10F 55-62 miles max (Amazing!) Speed: 25 mph / Weight: 45.4 lbs / Payload: 260 lbs / Lights: Front, rear, and side LED (fully customizable in app)

    Price: $1299.00-V10 $1599.00 V10F (First production sold out, but you can preorder at the company website for delivery early in 2019.)

     

    Giz Wiz Video: https://youtu.be/DnzKeONhmkk  

     

    Company website: www.myinmotion.com  

     

    See or hear this episode: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1695  

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