1 Frequently Asked Questions
1.1 What is a Wheelsurf
Wheelsurf?The wheelsurf is a vehicle for fun. Just like a jetski. It is not meant as a means of transportation.Riding a Wheelsurf is pure adrenaline!! You are bound to attract attention.How much time does it take to ride the Wheelsurf?This varies from person to person. The more you practice, the more skillful you become. The amount of time to get good control over the Wheelsurf would be pretty much the same time you would spend learning to ride motorcycles or bicycles.How does it feel to ride a Wheelsurf?What we can already tell you is that the experience is unique. You will find out more when you get to ride one!What are the uses of the Wheelsurf?Wheelsurfs are used in several ways:- As a personal recreation vehicle for a new type of a sport- As an innovative amusement ride for use in theme parks- As a way to get your company, product or self noticedWhat can I do with a Wheelsurf?Besides normal steering several tricks like loopings and all sorts of other stunts.On which surface can I ride a WheelSurf?Appropriate terrain is hard soil like roads and pavement. But because of the extra sliding element, grass is also a favourite. The surface just has to be dense, loose sand won’t work well.Is it street legal?The Wheelsurf is not designed to be used on public roads. For further information we refer to your local authorities.What age do you need to be?We advise a minimum age of 16. The pilot should have a minimum weight of 50kg to provide counterbalance while accelerating and breaking.What does it cost?Check the shop for current prices. If you are interested, we will quote you on shipping costs and delivery time. We ship worldwide.Price may change without prior notice. Check our website.
Can I get a bike like in Men in Black 3?
We can't promise that our bikes will do all the tricks that agent J and agent K pull off, but we do have
a special 'Men in Black' edition. Black with silver headlights. Check out the shop.Can I test a wheelsurf?Maybe there is a Wheelsurf owner in your neighbourhood. To find out, mail us at [email protected]Can I rent or lease a WheelsurfNo. But they are for sale!What is the delivery time?1 Month, not including shipment.Drivers licence needed?No. But we do advise to practice in a safe area.What about safety?Like any other vehicle the Wheelsurf is potentially dangerous for both pilot and bystanders. We advise you to wear protective clothing and a helmet. Practice on clear and level surfaces.The Wheelsurf is as safe as its pilot.Is there a store where I can see/test a WheelSurf?No, not yet!How is it powered?The Wheelsurf is gasoline powered by a Honda GX31 engine.How fast does it go?40 km/h which is fast, considering the fact that the wheel intrinsicly can't brake...How do you brake?Release the throttle and gently apply the handbrake, lean back to counterbalance. Avoid braking abruptly!Engine specs: power, revs, cc's etc.Honda GX31, 31cc Horizontal Shaft Engine Power 1.5 horsepower @ 7000 rpm. 4-stroke, single cylinder, usable in full 360 degree positions Runs on regular gasoline. (Octane 85 or higher)Includes centrifugal clutch on flywheel.How many miles to the gallon?About two hours on a full tank. We have no idea how much distance you’d cover in that time. It is more about having fun.How many gallons in the fuel tank? 0,65 litresWhere is it manufactured?The Wheelsurf is completely produced and assembled in The Netherlands, Europe.Who invented the Wheelsurf?Many single wheeled vehicles have been made over the past century. Ours is the first one that is commercially available. The first version was developed by the visonary Tito Lucas Ott from Brasil.Does it really put airlines out of business?Ah... you saw that famous episode of South Park. What about Southpark?IT is great! Greetings from Mr. Garisson.Where can I find more information?We have no brochures. Check out this website! Or just order one and try out yourself...