With the summer heating up, the need to get from spot A to B in style and speed is picking up. With all the great technology at our fingertips, and beneath our feet, why not take a dive into the future of personal transport with one of the best electric skateboards of 2016.
Not everyone needs to be the first to try out the latest “fads” in technology, but rest assured, the time has come to fulfill your dreams with an electric skateboard, it took them long enough to get to market, right? No need to be a crash test dummy, either as the safety advancements and technological innovations found in today’s electric skateboards and longboards. Of course, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a safety precautions lightly, either. Always wear a helmet, because brains travel on electric skateboards!
Best Electric Skateboards of 2016
The Yuneec E-GO2 Electric Longboard Skateboard is modern and amazing. The minimalist design incorporates a kick tail which will help you stay balanced and improve your steering as you shred down the street. This power board is built the the scientists who brought to life various UAV and aircraft propulsion systems, so you can rest assured that they’re doing the math when it comes to making this board functional and awesome.
Yuneec E-GO2 Features:
- Can handle up to a 10% incline
- The E-GO2 can reach up to 12.5 mph (20kmph)
- Skate up to 18 miles on a single charge
- Power up with a quick recharge of only 4 hours
The retro-futuristic Benchwheel Dual 1800w Electric Skateboard is everything that you’re childhood, and garage, are missing and more. This funky design throws back to the early days of skateboards just after kids were strapping rollerskates onto boards after being inspired by the success of the surfboard.
This board incorporates a strong and flexible fibreglass and bamboo body which will take every turn you throw at it and bend rather than break. The clean design is found both above and below the surface as the powerful 2 brushless motors roar at 1800 watt output each while being tucked closely to the skateboard’s body. Depending on your weight you can skate at speeds up to 20mph (32kmph).
Benchwheel Dual 1800w Features:
- Top speed of 20mph (32kmph)
- Dual motors to increase stability and breaking
- Highly flexible design minimizes wear and tear and maximizes comfort.
EGlide GT Powerboard Features:
- Power up from 0-23 MPH (37 kmph!!) in just 5 seconds!
- 15 mile (24km) range on flats (SLA batteries)
- Strong and durable aluminum deck keeps you close to the ground for a ride that’s easier to manage
- Stay steady while you skate downhill with the RPM control on the breaks
It’s 2016 and you’re NOT riding an electric skateboard? For the price of a new bike you could be swerving and skating down the street, beach, or in the case of the Eglide GT Powerboard, even the beach sweat free like a cool mix of Aladdin and Marty McFly. What are you waiting for? Choose your new deck and get outdoors! Thanks for reading and we hope you have an awesome skate!