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5 Electric Skateboards That You Should Look Out For This 2020

Do you remember back in the days when kids used to look your way every time you ride your skateboard? You can still relive those old days but this time you will have to do so using an electric skateboard.

Technology has taken its course. With that, regular skateboards are no longer the biggest trend. Below are some of the best off road skateboards this 2020.

  1. Evolve Carbon GT Series Electric Skateboard

this electric skateboard has a top speed of 22-26 mph and a motor power of 3,000 watts. You also will not have anything to worry about in terms of aesthetics. This Evolve Carbon skateboard is considered to be a black beauty. We can reassure you that it is one of the best-looking electric skateboards in the market to date.

The wheels are pretty big as well. This means the skateboard can take you or your kid to any terrain or road. The thing with small wheels is that it can be a bit dangerous at times. If you find yourself in a rough or tricky plain then you might find yourself in a little accident. Safety is the number one priority when it comes to skateboarding.

We tested this model for quite a bit and we have to tell you that it passed all of our product tests. The only downside that we found here is the price. You might have to expand your budget a little bit if you want to get this skateboard.

  1. MotoTec MT-SKT-1600 Electric Skateboard

If you are looking for a skateboard with a more manly look then this is the one for you. This skateboard with its huge wheels and maple wood-designed board looks pretty wicked.

It is a great companion if you want to have some fun off the road. The wheels are air-filled. When you pair that with the skateboard’s truck system, you are in for a full ride.

Below the board is a 36V battery as well as two 800-watt motors. This totals to 1,600 watts. You are going to need to expend three to five hours in order to charge the battery in full.

The skateboard comes with a remote. This is what you are going to use to choose between normal and high-speed mode. The remote has an LED display where you will see the battery status as well as your speed.

When it comes to the performance, you should know that this skateboard can go up to 15 mph in just 3.5 seconds. With that, you do not really have to wait for the engine to heat up before you can go on full speed. However, this also displays some setback since you have to be more careful in riding your skateboard. We recommend that you start off with a slow speed at first until you master the device. You should also know that the batteries are pretty heavy. With that, it might take you some time to get used to balancing the skateboard.

  1. KooWheel Electric Skateboard

This is most recommended for people who are looking for a smooth, fast, and silent ride. The KooWheel electric skateboard is decently priced for a second-generation product.

The board is made out of high-quality maple wood. Under the board, you will find two 350-watt motor which sums up to 700 watts in total. Technically, the motor capacity is not so great but the selling point of this skateboard is actually the fact that it rides very quietly which gives it a sleek touch. This item comes with a 36V 5.5mAh Lithium-ion battery. The performance of the battery is actually pretty good. You only have to expend about three hours for the battery to be fully charged. Other than that, you should be pleased to know that the battery is also replaceable.
You can keep track of the battery level through a wireless remote. You can set the riding mode to either regular or high-speed. The high-speed mode can go up to 24 mph.

We have to admit that these set of wheels are pretty decent. However, it is a bit on the low spectrum if compared to the initial skateboards that were listed in this article.

The disadvantage is on the wheels. They could have certainly been better but due to how affordable this skateboard is, the quality of the wheels is reasonable.

  1. Wave Street Electric Skateboard

If your top priority is aesthetics, this Wave Street electric skateboard may not be very impressive. However, we are pleased to tell you that it performs quite splendidly on the terrains.

The motor of this electric skateboard is pretty powerful at 2,000 watts. This means that you can go up a terrain pretty fast with no gravity problems.

This item comes with a lithium 36 V 11 Ah battery which can be fully charged in just three hours. You can ride the terrain for hours comfortably thanks to the pneumatic tires which is pretty good at absorbing shock on uneven roads. Some people even say that this skateboard makes for a great companion when you are out on a trip or camping.

The performance of this skateboard is quite decent but we still believe that it is a bit overpriced. We think that the rest of the skateboards that were mentioned in this article offered more features than this one. However, if you don’t mind the price, the decision of which skateboard to use goes down to you.

  1. AZBO Off Road Electric Skateboard

We won’t say that we saved the best for last but this one is a pretty solid choice. Whether you are an expert or a newbie in skateboarding, we would totally recommend this pack for you.

This item comes with pneumatic tires that will let you cruise in any kind of paths. The package also includes knee and elbow paths. With that, aside from the fun ride, you can also rest assured that you are completely secured.

If you are someone who wants to get around the area quickly then you would be happy to know that this skateboard has a maximum capacity of 25 miles per hour. If you emptied your battery, don’t worry because your ride will be up and running again after you charged it for three hours. It can take loads of up to 290 pounds.

Bottom line

Electric skateboards are slowly becoming a favorite mode of transportation. After all, it is portable and fast. If you are just trying to get from a few blocks or to the office. It would definitely be a lot more convenient to carry a skateboard with you than to drive your car.

Another thing that makes it so popular is the fact that there are certain places that a regular car cannot fit into. Let’s say that you decided to go camping and have to head somewhere a bit steep. Sure, you can always trek your way but wouldn’t it be a lot more adventurous to try something new?

Whatever your potential reason for using an electric skateboard, there are lots of varieties to choose from. Each type can be tailored to your needs and current budget.


Paola Garcia lives in Jakarta Indonesia. She is an associate professor in University of Indonesia and also managing Scoopinion at the same time. She is also fond of watching theatrical plays.
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