I couldn't find the answer to this in the manual.
Wow reading this is scary. So, for my own reference and safety, is it safe to say that after fully charging, it's best to start your ride on flat land and uphill, before blazing downhill?
I also have an Apple Watch, so if I get a notification about the overcharge warning, I should be able to stop myself from doing something stupid, right?
Thanks for all the feedback. I'm currently doing research on long-term effects of snowboarding as a way to maybe guess at the long-term effects of riding the OneWheel. As for knee and back injuries, there isn't much on Google, which is good. Most injuries are related to falls or bad jumps. I didn't see many mentions about long-term back injuries. For knee issues, I also didn't see too much, except for the suggestion that your knees and feet should be pointing in the same direction so as to be in alignment, and therefore not causing inflammation or strain on your quads. Will report as I discover more.
EDIT: corrected to say feet and knees should point in same direction
I'm curious what the long-term impact of the OneWheel is on the knees and the back.
I've had the OW+ for ten days, and it seems low-impact, which is good. However, it creates instability for my knees, which may or may not be bad. I read that instability training on Bosu balls actually aggravates knee injuries. I noticed when I ride switch, it lightly activates my old knee injury on my weaker knee, but I also wonder if my knee is just getting used to the OW.
Other than that, is there any risk to your back muscles from staying in a twisted position for extended periods of time? I've made a conscious effort to balance riding normal and switch, so I don't mess up my back's alignment. But I wonder if riding bumps while twisted can aggravate or cause back injuries.
I'm asking because I see myself riding my OW+ multiple times daily, and don't want to accumulate any stubborn injuries. Obviously, any stories from older riders who've ridden the OW for six or more months are encouraging!
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