How to Ride the Manta 5 SL3

How to Ride the Manta 5 SL3

How to Ride a Manta Electric Hydrofoil Water Bike


Objective: Learn how to ride a Manta 5 SL3 bike, safely and effectively.


Materials Needed:

  • Manta 5 SL3
  • Battery (fully charged).
  • Water body (lake, river, or other suitable locations).



  • Choose a Suitable Location:
    • Find a location closer to the water, such as a lake or river, where you can easily access the water.
  • Preparation:
    • Insert the fully charged battery into your Manta before putting it into the water. Ensure the battery is securely in place.
  • Mounting the Bike:
    • Have your bike in water deep enough to get started.
    • Start by putting your arm across the handlebars and pushing down on the center of the bike or on the seat to submerge it.
    • Swing your leg over the Manta and place both feet on the pedals. Make sure the pedals are parallel to each other instead of up-and-down.
    • Maintain a firm grip and pressure over the handlebars to prevent the nose of the bike from floating. This may take a little getting used to, especially if you are not accustomed to foils.
  • Getting Started:
    • Once you are stable on the bike, pedal twice or push the lightning bolt on the remote to unlock the throttle.
    • Use the throttle to gain momentum and start rising out of the water.


  • Riding on the Water:
    • Once you are on top of the water, start pedaling in a regular cycling motion.
    • Depending on your preference and the level of exercise you want, you can adjust the throttle. Decrease the throttle for a more physically demanding session, or increase it for a more relaxed ride.
  • Safety Precautions:
    • Always wear appropriate safety gear, such as a life jacket, helmet, and any other protective equipment recommended by the manufacturer.
    • Be aware of your surroundings and follow any local regulations or guidelines for water activities.
    • Practice balance and control, especially during your initial rides.
    • In case of any issues or emergencies, know how to safely dismount the Manta and return to shore.

Enjoy your ride on the Manta 5 SL3, and stay safe on the water!

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