Electric longboards have a number of uses depending on your reason for getting them. For example, some people just like them for stylistic reasons or to go for a joyride, other people might use them as a dependable means of transport to make their commute or other reasons for travel easier. Regardless of why you love the electric skateboard, there are a few that rank as better than the rest. Here are some of the best electric longboards on the market.
Evolve Carbon GT
This longboard is lauded for its strong statistics in comparison to other boards in the same class. There is no doubt that it weighs more than average, and that it’s a bit on the expensive side. But, this makes sense given what you get in exchange. Reviewers say that the board gives an impressive, smooth ride over the road. There’s also uniqueness in the board because it bends well and this lends itself well to a calm ride and to turning and generally enjoying yourself.
There’s also the fact that the battery ranges you just a bit under 20 miles.
There’s a nice range to this board without having to get the bigger battery. You can use it up to around 7 miles. Plus, you also get pretty good speed with a maximum that is just over 20 miles an hour by a mile or two. The recommendation is that if you like longboarding specifically, then this is a good board for you. On top of that, you have a strong boosted board option at 2000 watts. It may appeal to people who live in hilly areas too since you can power up hills at a 25% angle which is more than plenty of other boards can say.
The Riptide is decently long at 3` inches. It’s known for having wheels that don’t break off or degrade easily. It has decent speed at a mile or two under eighteen miles per hour. People are also happy about the flexibility in the wheels that have some bounciness to them. It can carry people up to 250 pounds, though obviously, it’s likely a good idea to not push this too much. Reviewers also say that there’s a decent amount of portability to this board since it has a low enough battery yield that it can often be taken onto airplanes, unlike many other boards.
The board is known for being well made from maple wood. There’s also a clever bit in how the battery is placed so that it’s hard to see and the whole board looks smooth without any bumps whatsoever. The board is also light weighing about 20 pounds. This could make it effective for carting around when you can’t ride on it.
If you’re someone who is into unique styles, this skateboard could definitely be for you. It has big wheels with high traction for one thing, which could help with going over more all-terrain areas. Plus, it has a unique construction where it has almost a bicycle seat look at the front and back. Plus, they also have unique features like regenerative brakes. Reviewers say that the max speed is decent for the type of board at around 15 miles per hour. It has light construction as well at 14 pounds. The power comes from a dual motor, and the battery is also such that you could probably get it onto a plane. The board has some smooth riding due to the strong and slick wheels. You also get a bit more of a weight capacity at 275 pounds for the user. This is definitely more than a lot of boards have.
Another unique motorized longboard is one that’s actually made of bamboo. It has some huge wheels that could help for going over minor obstacles. Its price is in the higher range, but you definitely see that in performance. If you’re riding over a smooth hard road, you should get over 25 miles per hour for speed. There’s also a huge range on the board where you can get over 10 miles on just one charge. Make sure that you leave time to charge it up beforehand though since it takes more than a few hours to fill up.