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Electric Skateboards

15 Electric Skateboards You Can Afford in 2020

Skateboarding is the best sport for the people who seek adventure, fun and thrill when travelling from one place to other. So, to make skateboarding much more interesting, you can choose electric skateboards. Unlike in regular skateboards, they come with heavy-duty motors where you can propel forward without stepping your foot down. You will feel as if you have the entire freedom while cruising along the streets.

However, they are a little expensive when you compare them to ordinary skateboards. But don’t worry. We have compiled here the list consisting of 15 electric skateboards. When you reach the end of the article, we are sure you will have an idea of which skateboard you want to buy.

1. Boosted Mini X Electric Skateboard

This one is for the people who want to move faster. If you want to maintain the same speed without slowing down while travelling to your destination, then this Mini X Electric board is just for you.

Boosted Mini X Electric Skateboard

Powered by 1000 watt motor, it can give you speed up to 20 miles per hour. It comes with three riding modes to provide you with safety and convenience during traffic. 

Pros:

  • You can reach 20 miles per hour
  • Made with Deep Dish composite deck and fibreglass to give you lightness, durability and safety
  • Smooth and stable feeling

Cons:

  • You will experience loud motor sounds
  • Too much vibration and wobbly feeling
  • Not suitable for long-distance commuting

2. Surfwheel SU Electric Skateboard

It is mostly suited for urban skating with the speed reaching up to a maximum of 12 mph. Hence, it’s the perfect option for beginners. The performance of this board lies heavily on its wheels.

Surfwheel SU Electric Skateboard

It can hold its grip on the roads providing you safety from sudden obstacles. And the best part is that it has beautiful LED lights that you can adjust to whatever colour you want.

Pros:

  • Suitable for beginners because of low speed
  • You can connect to Surfwheel app to monitor your progress
  • Gives you surfing like feeling

Cons:

  • Not suitable on all terrains
  • Professionals may find this too slow
  • The height of the skateboard from the road is too low.

3. Boosted 2nd Gen Dual+ Standard range Electric Skateboard

If you want a portable and lightweight model, then this Boosted 2nd Gen is designed just for you. More suitable for long-distance commute, you can take this board anywhere (busy streets, narrow alleys, crowded parking spaces, etc.)

Powered by 2000 watt motor, this electric board reaches up to 22 miles per hour even when you are climbing a hill. You don’t have to fear about safety as it has Bluetooth-enabled remote controller which applies brakes automatically when you are going with too much speed. 

Pros:

  • Lightweight and portable
  • Heavy-duty motor
  • Bluetooth enabled braking system

Cons:

  • The board is vibrated easily even when you are on smooth terrain

4. SKATEBOLT Electric Longboard

This board is equipped with two motors which means you can reach up to 25 mph. It has a wider deck which provides a good balance even to the person who is bulky.

SKATEBOLT Electric Longboard

And its two red taillights and blinking lights when you apply brakes are perfect for low light or night time driving.

Pros:

  • It is the fastest board; perfect for speed lovers
  • Provides a good balance

Cons:

  • Has a bulky battery which is a little uncomfortable while driving

5. MBS Colt 90X Mountainboard

This skateboard is made to give you the feel of strength and firmness while you are rushing down the streets. For this, the deck is made with laminated maple wood and it’s suitable for the novice skaters who want to feel safe while commuting.

MBS Colt 90X Mountainboard

Pros:

  • Strong and lightweight
  • Adjustable bindings to give more control
  • Gives you speed and reliability

Cons:

  • Improper braking system

6. BLITZART Huracane GT 38″

Again, this is the fastest board reaching up to 23 mph. It has a heavy-duty battery that can last for seven days once you charge it completely (it takes around 3 hours). With a strong deck, it can support weight up to 250 pounds.

BLITZART Huracane GT 38

Pros:

  • Gives you firmness and good grip
  • Stronger and attractive
  • Less maintenance

Cons:

  • Longer charging time

7. Teamgee H5 37″ 22 MPH Top Speed

It is noted especially for its classic thin structure but still supports a person weighing around 200 pounds. Unlike other boards, the battery is hidden inside the deck. It can reach up to 22 mph though it has 380-watt powered motor.

Teamgee H5 37″ 22 MPH Top Speed

Pros

  • Provides more stability
  • Thinnest electric board
  • Has LCD screen for monitoring

Cons:

  • Susceptible to breakage

8. MotoTec 1600W Dirt Dual Motor

Having two motors, one at the front and the other at the rear end, this board is for the people who want maximum flexibility while taking turns.

MotoTec 1600W Dirt Dual Motor

Also, it’s best for challenging terrains like the beach as they have huge and thick tires. It also has an anti-locking braking system to give more control when you are accelerating. 

Pros:

  • Dual motor to have more balance
  • Sturdy and stiffer deck.
  • Auto shutoff option for battery

Cons:

  • Longer charging time
  • Not a crack-resistant board

9. BLITZART Huracane 38″

This electric board is designed for urban people who live in crowded areas. With speed up to 17 mph, 3-hour charging time and wrist-band remote controller, you can use this board directly without any installation process.

BLITZART Huracane 38

Pros:

  • Available in various and bright colours
  • No installation process required

Cons:

  • Longer charging time
  • Not durable and less battery life
  • No shock absorbers

10. BLITZART Tornado 38″

It is exactly like Huracane model except that it has a wider deck. It has a smooth and flexible braking system allowing you to have control over your board.

BLITZART Tornado 38

Pros:

  • No skid marks when applied brakes
  • No noise emitted while riding
  • Comes with handy remote controller

Cons:

  • Not durable
  • Not waterproof

11. Exway X1 Professional Electric Skateboard

This one is again for the speed-loving people. With 25 mph and a wider deck board, any professional skater weighing over 400 pounds can use this board. Also, the battery which comes with BMS technology needs only less charging time (only 2 hours).

Exway X1 Professional Electric Skateboard

Pros:

  • Strong, fastest, and convenient
  • Less maintenance
  • Durable board

Cons:

  • Not suitable for beginners

12. Koowheel Electric Skateboard D3M 2nd Generation

If you are a person who wants to enjoy sceneries while skateboarding, this one is for you. Having two speeding modes, it lets you travel in your own pace.

Koowheel Electric Skateboard D3M 2nd Generation

The maximum speed you can attain is 24.8 mph and is perfect for hill climbing and other challenging terrains. It also comes with an additional lightweight battery that you can use when the power runs out. 

Pros:

  • Two speeding modes: normal and advanced
  • Strong, durable and has a lightweight battery
  • Replaceable wheels

Cons:

  • Wheels get squeaky after heavy use
  • Motor and battery life is not reliable

13. Maxfind Max C

Suppose you want to carry the skateboard during air travel, then Maxfind is the option for you. Weighing only 8.1 pounds, this is perfect for you while offering both comfort and safety.

Maxfind Max C

There are two-speed modes: normal and advanced and it has a regenerative braking system to give more control when you apply sudden brakes.

Pros:

  • Waterproof board
  • Acceptable for air travel
  • Stronger deck to give a good balance

Cons:

  • Not suitable for longer rides
  • Short battery life

14. Maxfind Max 2 Dark Wheels Dual & Single Motor

When you are stepping on to an electric board for the first time, then this is a great option for you. Though the speed reaches up to 23 mph, it’s safe for both amateurs and professionals. It also provides you strength as it has a stiffer deck.

Maxfind Max 2 Dark Wheels Dual & Single Motor

Pros:

  • Has two modes for slow and fast skateboarding
  • Provides a good balance

Cons:

  • Not reliable battery life

15. WALNUTT Spectra Skateboard with 3D Posture Control

Known for its smoothness and quietness, this board allows you to travel 15.5 miles at 21mph. It has a feature called 3D Posture Control which means you can easily shift your weight without grabbing anything. It can be controlled by both remote and your phone via Bluetooth.

WALNUTT Spectra Skateboard with 3D Posture Control

Pros:

  • Hands-free controlling
  • Stops automatically when you step down from it

Cons:

  • Longer charging time.

Conclusion:

Choosing the right electric skateboards is a tricky affair as they are a bit expensive. However, by doing research and knowing all the models available in market, you can buy the right one within your budget. But always ensure that whichever board you choose, it’s offering you maximum safety features and has controllable speeding modes. 

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