Onewheel Masterclass

Onewheel Masterclass

Onewheel Masterclass

Welcome to the OSBS Onewheel Masterclass– your ultimate guide for newcomers to the Onewheel game. Whether you're stepping onto a Onewheel for the first time or looking to refine your riding skills, this comprehensive guide has got you covered. From the fundamentals of riding to tips on customizing and building your dream Onewheel setup, we'll walk you through every step of the journey. Get ready to discover the thrill of Onewheeling and embark on an exciting new adventure!

Table of Contents:

The Onewheel

A Onewheel™ is a self-balancing electric skateboard designed for off-road and urban terrain. It features a large central wheel that provides stability and maneuverability, allowing riders to traverse various surfaces with ease. Onewheels are controlled by shifting body weight and leaning in the direction of travel. They have gained popularity among enthusiasts for their versatility and unique riding experience, blending aspects of skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing into a single, exhilarating ride.

Onewheel Models:

  • Onewheel GT-S
  • Onewheel GT
  • Onewheel + XR
  • Onewheel  Pint X
  • Onewheel  Pint™
  • Onewheel+
  • Onewheel V1

As of February 6, 2024, the Onewheel™ website offers the GT-S, GT, Pint X, and Pint models, with some previous models discontinued by Future Motion.

How To Ride A Onewheel™

  1. Safety Gear: Before you begin, make sure you're wearing the proper safety gear, including a helmet, wrist guards, and knee pads. Safety should always be your top priority. Snag some gear HERE

  2. Mounting: Begin by placing your rear foot on the rear footpad, followed by positioning your front foot comfortably on the front footpad. Shift your weight onto the front side until the board is level and activated.

  3. Balancing: Once you're on the board, focus on maintaining your balance. Keep your knees slightly bent and your weight centered over the wheel. Use your arms for balance, and keep your posture relaxed.

  4. Accelerating: To accelerate, lean forward slightly and apply pressure to the front footpad. Start with small movements until you get a feel for the board's responsiveness.

  5. Braking: To slow down or stop, lean back slightly, so your board slows down.. (If your Onewheel™  is in Simple Stop, it will eventually deactivate if you continue to lean in the reverse direction.)

  6. Turning: To turn, shift your weight to one side while leaning in that direction. Use your hips and shoulders to initiate the turn, and keep your movements smooth and controlled.

  7. Dismounting: There are two ways to dismount your Onewheel. The first method is a simple backward jump with both feet simultaneously off the board, resulting in the board stopping. The second method, known as the 'Heel Lift' technique, involves raising the heel of the foot covering the sensor to deactivate half of it, thus causing the board to disengage You can also check out our "Onewheel™ Heel Lift Tutorial" below.

For more Onewheel™ and other PEV related ideos, check out our YouTube channel HERE.

Customize Your Onewheel

Well, well, well, look who's joined the ranks of Onewheel™ enthusiasts! Welcome to the club, my friend! You've just unlocked a whole new level of coolness by getting your hands on one of these bad boys. But guess what? The fun is only just beginning because now it's time to turn up the heat and take your Onewheel™ experience to epic proportions with some seriously slick accessories. Get ready to crank up the cool factor as we dive into the world of Onewheel™ upgrades and enhancements that will have you cruising in style like never before!

Disclaimer: Please note that some items may be out of stock, and certain links may be inactive. We encourage you to check back periodically for updates and availability.


Elevate your Onewheel experience with premium aftermarket footpads designed for unparalleled comfort. Your feet will thank you for the enhanced ride they deliver. Click the link of each footpad and model, to learn more about each style. 

The Float Life - Kush Wide Rear Concave Footpad

Onewheel GT-S / GT - HERE

Onewheel+ XR - HERE

The Float Life: Kush Hi Rear Concave Footpad

Onewheel+ XR - HERE

Onewheel Pint X / Pint - HERE 

The Float Life: Kush Lo Rear Concave Footpad

Onewheel+ XR - HERE

Onewheel Pint X / Pint - HERE

Land-Surf Rear Concave Footpad

Platypus Wide Rear Footpad (Onewheel+ XR) - HERE

Future Motion Footpads

We understand that some of you riders need a replacement footpad, but also like the classic feel of a stock Onewheel footpad. We got you covered with Future Motion Footpads.

Onewheel GT-S / GT (Lowboy) - HERE

Onewheel GT - HERE 

Onewheel+ XR - HERE 

Onewheel Pint X / Pint - HERE


When it comes to customizing your Onewheel for an optimal riding experience, footpads are just the beginning. While adjusting your footpad setup can enhance comfort and control, another crucial aspect to consider is the type of tire you're riding on. Swapping out the stock tire for one that aligns with your specific riding style and terrain preferences can elevate your Onewheel experience even further. Whether you're seeking enhanced traction for off-road adventures or a smoother ride for urban commutes, selecting the right tire can significantly impact your overall performance and enjoyment.

Soft Compounds

Soft compounds refer to tire materials with a lower durometer, meaning they are softer and more flexible. In the context of Onewheel riding, tires with soft compounds offer several benefits:

Enhanced Cushioning: Soft compounds provide greater shock absorption, resulting in a smoother and more comfortable ride. This is particularly beneficial when riding on rough or uneven terrain, as the tire can better absorb bumps and vibrations, reducing fatigue and discomfort for the rider.

Improved Grip: Soft compound tires often offer better traction, especially on surfaces like trails, gravel, or grass. The softer rubber can conform to the contours of the terrain, providing increased grip and stability, which is advantageous for riders who enjoy off-road adventures or aggressive carving.

Medium Compounds

Medium compound tires offer a balanced combination of properties between soft and hard compound tires, providing a middle ground in terms of durometer, flexibility, and performance characteristics.

Balanced Cushioning: Medium compound tires offer a moderate level of cushioning compared to soft compound tires. While they may not absorb shocks and vibrations as effectively as softer tires, they still provide a comfortable ride on various surfaces, striking a balance between comfort and responsiveness.

Versatile Grip: Medium compound tires typically offer a versatile grip that performs well on both paved and unpaved surfaces. While not as grippy as soft compound tires on loose or rough terrain, they still provide adequate traction for most riding conditions, including urban streets, bike paths, and light off-road trails.

Responsive Handling: Medium compound tires offer responsive handling and maneuverability, allowing riders to carve smoothly through turns and maintain control over their board. They strike a balance between the agility of soft compound tires and the stability of hard compound tires, making them suitable for riders who enjoy a mix of urban and off-road riding.

Durability: Medium compound tires often exhibit greater durability and longevity compared to softer tires, as they are less prone to wear and tear. This makes them a practical choice for riders who frequently commute or ride long distances and prioritize tire longevity.

Hard Compounds

When considering hard compound tires for your Onewheel, you're opting for a durable and stable choice that prioritizes longevity and efficiency without compromising on performance.

Longevity: Hard compound tires are known for their durability and longevity. The harder rubber material used in these tires is more resistant to wear and tear, making them ideal for riders who frequently ride on smooth, paved surfaces like city streets or bike paths. They tend to have a longer lifespan compared to softer tires

Efficiency: Due to their lower rolling resistance, hard compound tires can offer improved efficiency and range compared to softer tires. Riders may experience less frictional resistance when riding on smooth surfaces, allowing for longer rides and potentially extending battery life.

Reduced Deformation: The firmer rubber material used in hard compound tires resists deformation, maintaining its shape and integrity even under heavy loads or aggressive riding maneuvers 

Treaded, Slick, and Hybrid

Slick - Also known as street tires or slicks, are designed with a smooth tread pattern, lacking the traditional grooves or treads found on off-road or all-terrain tires. These tires are specifically engineered for riding on paved surfaces such as roads, sidewalks, and bike paths.

Treaded - Offer enhanced traction and versatility across various terrains, making them suitable for riders who enjoy off-road adventures and exploring diverse environments.

Hybrid - Provide a versatile blend of characteristics from both slick and treaded tires, making them suitable for a wide range of riding environments and preferences.

You can also refer to our comprehensive overview of Onewheel tires on our YouTube channel that is linked below.

Ready To Snag A Tire?

Check out the full collection of Onewheel tires that are available at One Stop Board Shop HERE.

Need Installation Assistance?

Let our professional technicians handle your tire installation! Schedule an appointment with our Service Center HERE.


Ensuring the protection of the underside of your Onewheel is essential for maintaining its integrity and performance. Bumpers and Float Plates serve as crucial accessories in this regard,

Float Plates

Float Plates are essential accessories for protecting your Onewheel from potential damage, particularly the vulnerable stock plastic battery and controller compartments. Withstanding over 3,000 PSI of impact, Float Plates offer robust shielding akin to a smartphone case for your Onewheel. Beyond protection, these plates feature a self-lubricating design, enabling riders to explore tricks and maneuvers effortlessly while reducing friction during nosedives.

Available in a variety of colors for personalization, Float Plates are easy to install and offer a crucial necessity for safeguarding your Onewheel during everyday use. Explore our range of Float Plates tailored to your specific Onewheel model for enhanced durability and riding experience.

Ready to safeguard your Onewheel? Select your model and ensure protection:

Onewheel GT-S / Onewheel GT: HERE

Onewheel+ XR: HERE

Onewheel Pint X: HERE

Onewheel Pint: HERE

B.A.N.G Bumpers

B.A.N.G. Bumpers redefine durability for your Onewheel, crafted from Ultra High Molecular Weight Poly Ethylene in the USA. These bumpers seamlessly replace stock ones, maintaining original clearance levels and enhancing the riding experience on trails and bike paths. With limited color options, these highly sought-after bumpers offer ultimate protection for your Onewheel's underside. Explore our selection for your specific model and ensure durability for your rides.

Interested in snagging a set? Explore our selection of B.A.N.G. Bumpers for your specific Onewheel model. 

Onewheel GT-S / Onewheel GT: HERE

Onewheel+ XR: HERE

OSBS Sensor Guards

The OSBS Sensor Guard is designed to protect your Onewheel's front sensor from impacts and obstacles, ensuring the board's nose stays intact for confident riding on rough terrain or during tricks. Crafted from TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane), this guard offers a blend of flexibility, durability, and strength, keeping your Onewheel safe without sacrificing performance, making it a top choice for riders looking for reliable gear.

Start protecting your sensor with one of our Sensor Guards:

Onewheel GT: HERE

Onewheel+ XR: HERE

Onewheel Pint X / Onewheel Pint: HERE

Life Savers:

Float Life Savers stand out as the original and superior choice for Onewheel rim protection, unlike inferior 3D printed imitations. Featuring durable construction and straightforward installation, they provide reliable safeguarding for your rim, ensuring protection against damage you can count on. Start protecting your rim!

Onewheel GT-S / GT: HERE

Onewheel;+ XR / *PintX and *Pint: HERE

Float Sidekicks:

Keep your Onewheel in pristine condition with Float Sidekicks. They protect your rails, preserve your investment, and come in a variety of colors to match your board. Plus, they might even inspire you to try some new tricks!

Onewheel GT-S / GT: HERE

Onewheel+ XR: HERE

Onewheel Pint X / Pint: HERE

OSBS Rail Armor:

OSBS Rail Armor offers top-tier protection for your Onewheel's rails and sidekicks. Constructed from premium TPU material with high-quality 3M adhesive, it shields against wear and tear while enhancing your board's appearance. Specifically designed for optimal fit and impact resistance, it safeguards your rails and sidekicks from scratches and dings, ensuring longevity and preserving your ride's integrity.

 Onewheel GT-S / GT (WTF Rails): HERE

Onewheel GT-S / GT: HERE

Onewheel+ XR: HERE

Onewheel Pint X / Pint: HERE


A Onewheel Stand is essential for any rider's home, offering both practicality and style. It efficiently organizes your space, keeping your board secure and preventing damage. Additionally, it adds visual appeal by showcasing your board's sleek design and ensures easy access for spontaneous rides. Overall, a Onewheel Stand combines functionality and aesthetics to enhance your space and riding experience.

The OSBS Stoke Stand

Crafted by yours truly, the OSBS Stoke Stand is a space-saving vertical-style stand made from premium tough PLA material, ensuring durability. This stand not only offers sturdy support but also features built-in slots for storing Onewheel port plugs and power button covers, keeping them easily accessible. Additionally, it boasts compatibility with various chargers such as Onewheel GT, Onewheel XR, Onewheel Pint/Pint X, and ChiBatterySystems XR Variable Rapid charger, providing versatility and convenience in charging options.

Check it out HERE.

Onewheel Trunk Stand

This stand ensures secure transportation of your Onewheel in your car trunk by preventing sliding and optimizing space, while also providing protection from scratches and dings. Its compatibility with various Onewheel models and accessories adds versatility and convenience, making it an essential accessory for Onewheel owners.

Check it out HERE 

Services and Repairs

At One Stop Board Shop, we specialize in comprehensive Onewheel services and repairs to keep your ride in top condition. Our expert team provides a range of services including tire replacements, battery upgrades, and diagnostics to address any issues with your Onewheel. We pride ourselves on quick turnaround times, ensuring you get back to riding as soon as possible. Our shop is staffed by experienced riders who understand the intricacies of Onewheel maintenance and repairs, guaranteeing quality service and customer satisfaction. 

Schedule an appointment with our team of professional PEV technicians today HERE


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