People who had the V1 and now have the Plus/Honest review



  • @Earthpilot keep in mind if you wanna make the footpads fit, you'll have to make the bumpers fit too, the footpads are longer and rounded on the front, and the bottom of the footpads have a slight bevel that fits the new bumpers



  • @No said in People who had the V1 and now have the Plus/Honest review:

    @Earthpilot keep in mind if you wanna make the footpads fit, you'll have to make the bumpers fit too, the footpads are longer and rounded on the front, and the bottom of the footpads have a slight bevel that fits the new bumpers

    So use +footpads and +bumpers?



  • So if the + has the same frame, this would work unless new holes have to be drilled to accommodate the + bumpers and pads. I'm hoping the + hub assembly plugs right in. No, you have both right? When you change out your Vega on the plus, could you try plugging it into your V1 to see if it works. Of course I would look at the connections first.



  • OK Guys I uploaded the OW Buddy app with my ride. As you can see pretty happy about how far I went. Went 7.6 miles on my usual run around my house. (Lights were off)

    Weather about 75 degrees

    Tire pressure... I changed it to 20PSI it came at 24PSI

    Pretty flat and paved roads in my area

    I didn't really push it much

    The OneWheel buddy app is off on the % of battery left. It had me at 1% and I went about another 1.5 miles so keep that in mind.

    Pushback.....After riding it I can comment a bit more. Regarding pushback. For me personally I hit pushback pretty consistently at about 16.2.... So Plus vs Original 13 vs 16.2.... I know it's only 3.2mph but it's a pretty big difference to cruise around at 14-16 all the time without pushback as opposed to 13.0... SO big win for the Plus. I tend to not go real fast. I hit 19.2 I think and it was fast but it felt similar to 16-17 on the Original. But as I said before to be able to cruise around at 14-16 with absolutely ZERO pushback is huge for me. Perfect speed.

    SUPER Quiet..... I am not sure who said it seemed the same noise wise but nothing like the Original one. The original one whines all the time when I accelerate and anything above about 11-12 for me and actually all of our boards. By the time you hit 14 it's pretty noisy. I really heard very little and that's what's a bit weird about the PLUS is the original sorta warns you with that noise you are close to maybe causing it to shut down. Nothing with this one regarding noise.

    Super smooth like I said in the first post. Acceleration is smooth, quick, and responsive, and braking is very nice. As far as regeneration going down hill it didn't register much but I am assuming the APP's aren't really reading the info correctly.

    The Foot Deck's are really nice. Like I said previously just solid and you feel attached to the board so much more. The wobbles that sometimes I have gotten with the Original just isn't there. I thought the tire must have been bigger but it's the same size. The Foot Deck's are just beefy and the slope of them allows the foot to stay grounded much better when cornering aggressive. Love the new Foot Deck.

    It will be interesting to see how the stats measure up when the app gets released. As far as mileage for me goes. My Original would go about 7-8 miles on a charge. This particular ride the last time I did it the original went almost exactly the same. So for me it's huge to have the same miles as the original with 250 more Watts and all the improvements they have made. I actually was pretty sure I would lose my range a bit with it beefed up. So I am even more impressed after this long ride.

    For newbie's the PLUS seems easier to adapt too than the original. My wife hasn't ridden a bunch and got right on this and said it felt much more stable and she felt more control.

    Last but not least. I just charged and clocked it from plug in to 100% and I was literally at ZERO. I ran it all the way out. Time was...........36 minutes and 16 seconds. Not bad about what I was used to with the Original. Never gotten the 20 minute FM promise charge. Always 35-40 minutes when I ran it completely out.!!!!!
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  • @sonny123 agreed, that is what I am looking forward to. That and it not crashing for no reason like i took the other day... #shoulder in a sling... oh the pain:(.

    :)



  • How do you disengage the footpad?



  • @eeg said in People who had the V1 and now have the Plus/Honest review:

    How do you disengage the footpad?

    I went out for a ride tonight and it's definitely a bit different. You have to swing your toes farther or do the heel dismount. I opted for the toe move and am still finding my balance since it has to be more extreme than the V1.



  • Some of my first impressions of the Onewheel+ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLXspEZTxZQ



  • Ok guys.... What I think we have all been waiting for here... OneWheel verses OneWheel plus side by side comparison video. Hope this helps clarify things. Overall the board is about 20% better I think. Like going from driving a car in a regular model vs the sport turbo model. Also, one of my favorite changes was the valve stem that sticks out. Much easier to get to. Video below... Enjoy! @groovyruvy @No @thegreck @OriginalEric @njcustom

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU8mcIHbHlI



  • @MichaelW @groovyruvy ... guys guys guys!! Best review to date. Amazing. Wish I was there with you to experience for myself.. looks like I'll need to pull the pin once available in UK.. hope you're both keeping well



  • The pros are: Quieter (nearly silent), smoother by 20%, couldn't even get to pushback, faster by 15%, more climbing power 20% upgrade, new easy valve stem, slightly better looking.

    Cons for me are: Battery difference. Mark and I both followed the same course exactly and had the same tire pressure as well. First, the plus motor seems to use about 3%-7% more battery we found (More tests needed to be super accurate on this). I also feel like the pads are not as good for beginners. Its definitely a more difficult dismount. Yet easier for beginners to get on i suppose. Also, its more expensive. Lastly, I felt it was slightly more stiff (maybe its just new) then my V1 when carving. Not sure why that would be but its only slight and I'm sure I'll get used to it over time. Mark didn't really notice a difference in the carving.



  • @MichaelW : Thanks a lot - now that is really the perfect review!
    No more questions everything else one has to feel for himself I think...



  • @MichaelW More stiff when carving? I'd want the opposite, indeed!



  • @SaturnOne : clear case for the hoosier-tire;-)



  • @MichaelW
    Seems some consistency in design vs ride

    • bigger motor, smoother acceleration trades off a bit worse battery life
    • bigger axle likely stiffens the wheel and may reduce carvi-ness but makes the rider feel smoother going straight


  • I'd give it a few days to break in. When I picked up a new tire for my V1, it felt super stiff for a bit. I'm hoping the same break in period applies to the plus as well.



  • @MichaelW Great review! Thanks...



  • The stiffness could be due to it being a fresh tire, I started swapping my tire yesterday after only riding about 2 miles on the V2, the tire was incredibly rigid compared to the Vega tire from my V1 that had about 600 miles on it, it was like comparing a paper towel to a sheet of cardboard.



  • @MichaelW Are you two the same weight per your battery comparison? Does one of you carve more?



  • One positive, yet unexpected, plus is that I can ride goofy much better on the Plus.


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