50-Million Miles: Onewheel Achieves Micromobility Milestone
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Future Motion, the makers of Onewheel, announced today that its global community of riders has collectively logged more than 52,500,000 miles on Onewheels since the company released its first model in 20141. The data comes from Onewheel's companion app, which riders can utilize to track rides, adjust Digital Shaping characteristics of the board, discover group rides, and more. The accomplishment comes at a time of rapid expansion in Onewheel adoption, with riders logging more than 27.3 million miles in 2020 alone.
"This isn't just an incredible achievement for Onewheel, it's a pretty awesome moment for team human," remarked Kyle Doerksen, CEO and founder of Future Motion. "There is a revolution happening right now in how people move through the world. We're at a point where it's not a matter of if you choose a personal electric vehicle to get around—it's a question of which one is right for you. We've always been driven to create micromobility with soul and to make the future rad and it's clear that that ethos resonates with a lot of folks."
While shared and fleet micromobility solutions within the e-scooter and e-bike space achieved a total of just over 400 million miles ridden between 2014 - 20192, the 50-million-mile achievement is a first for a consumer-owned electric micromobility platform like Onewheel.
Additional notable data points:
For more information on this achievement and founder Kyle Doerksen's journey of building Onewheel into what it is today, check out this video.
Future Motion products are available at www.onewheel.com and at select dealers worldwide. Onewheel Pint retails for $950 and offers riders a range of 6-8 miles with a top speed of 16mph, Onewheel+ XR is available for $1,799 and offers riders a range of 12-18 miles with a top speed of 19mph. Fenders, high-speed Ultrachargers and other Pint accessories are also available at www.onewheel.com.
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1 This figure represents the number of user opt-in logged miles on the Onewheel companion app since 2014. Mileage figures include rides on legacy models, Onewheel and Onewheel+ as well as current production models, Onewheel+XR and Pint. Note: not all Onewheel rides are logged.
2 US-based miles logged based on average ride distance of 1.25 miles per trip with a total of 323 million trips from 2014-2019. More info in National Association of City Transportation Officials report "Shared Micromobility in the U.S.: 2019" https://nacto.org/shared-micromobility-2019/
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