Motorized Longboard Review
There is almost no aspect in life that haven’t been touched by the fast evolution of technologies. Including longboarding has been influenced by the development of new technologies, that’s how we can find today amazing motorized longboard. These longboard may not be the best fit for going down on the fastest hills, but they surely make a great vehicle for going around the town surfing the concrete waves.
We have decided to make a full review of two of our favorite motorized longboards. Hope you’ll try them and luckily enjoy them for a long time.
Yuneec E-GO2 Electric Motorized Longboard Skateboard
The first model we are going to review is the E-GO 2 by Yuneec. This model is a second version of the Yuneec E-GO and has some performance improvements.
This electric longboard is something to take in consideration. Its features makes it worth the money you’ll spend. The Yuneec E-GO was a total success and this new and improved version promises us to have the best rides of our lives.
While the first version of this board, the original E-GO, was designed whit a bi-directional design for better stability this, newer version, the E-GO 2 is designed with a single kick tail to give you more control and maneuverability while riding your board.
At 6,3 kg and a size of 39”x14 “ on its longest and widest points, this electric longboard is pretty much on the lightweight side of the scale of electronic longboards and features a 400W electric motor that is capable of rides up to 22 Km/h and distances from 15 to 30 kilometers and has the enough power to climb ladders up to 10 degrees with a carrying capacity of 100kg.
I has two different speed modes. The sport mode has a top speed of 22 kh/h which can take you to A to B in a fun and fast ride across town and its eco-mode allows a maximum speed of 13 km/h making it much safer for unexperienced or new riders while keeping it extremely fun.
The motor on the E-GO 2, power only one of the four wheels and the other three are left to move freely. This 400W motor is powered by a patented flexible battery system that is especially designed to resist the constant flexing of the board plus small bumps and scratches. This battery is capable of chagrin in less than five hours an can carry you around for up to 30 Km for as long as 4 hours of sweet long rides. The battery pack and the motor come with improved cooling and ventilation systems that protects the functionality of your board by preventing overheating. It also feature a USB port to allow you to charge your controller and smartphones directly from the battery of your board.
Another great feature of the E-GO2 is its improved maneuverability, this single kick tail design makes it a directional. Its kick tail gives you all the control of your board while riding and steering for making more precise turns and improved agility on the road making it easier for you to avoid cracks and obstacle in the road that might otherwise push you out of the board.
The E-GO electric longboard is not only about speed, it’s also about safety, it includes a regenerative brake system that uses the kinetic energy of your momentum to help you break and reduce your speed to avoid accidents and reduce speed while traveling around for improved control.
The E-GO ergonomic wireless control is the perfect control for electronic longboards. It is full of features and is extremely compact and lightweight and takes less pocket space than most smartphones. With the control you can switch from eco to sport modes to have faster or longer rides. The controller also features a flashlight and led indicators so you can always know how much power is left.
To control speed you use the throttle that is ergonomically designed and is very intuitive to use so it gives the best control to help beginners to gain confidence. If you throttle up, you’ll constantly increase your speed until reaching the top speed of the two modes that you can use. If you have gained speed and release the throttle it will stop accelerating but you’ll continue to move forward and will slowly reduce your speed until you finally stop. By pulling the throttle down you activate brake system that allows you to rapidly decrease your speed.
The E-GO 2 electric board also has an iPhone app to control you’re your board with your phone if you ever leave your control at home or accidentally lose it. With this app you can make sure that no matter what happens to your controller, you’ll always have a way to use your longboard.
This motorized longboard comes in five different color combinations to match the riders taste and personality, available color combinations are: Royal Wave (Blue), Cool Mint (Green), Lemon Punch (Yellow), Hot Pink and Space Purple.
- The battery last for a long time on a single charge. Up to four hours is undoubtedly a huge amount of battery time for an electric longboard.
- The single kick tail gives you more control while riding and steering.
- The E-GO control is extremely well designed and it’s very intuitive to use.
- Has different speed modes and regenerative braking system.
- It’s patented flexible battery charges in less than 4 hours and is designed to resist the bumps and scratches normal for longboarding and skateboarding.
- Can charge your controller right from the board’s battery.
- The controller battery time is shorter than the battery time of the board
This motorized longboard is worth every penny you spend on it. It makes for a great way of alternative transportation and is fast enough to take you wherever you want to go in short periods of time. Believe me, 22kh/h is dangerously fun and his eco mode allows for better experience for beginners. It is surely a great investment of your money.
Boosted Dual+ 2000W
This motorized board is made of parts of the highest quality standards. It is a revolutionary method of transportation that disguises itself as a conventional longboard. The basic hardware of this longboard is already a top notch longboard with premium pieces. Fort starting, the board is a custom loaded vanguard board. Loaded boards are med from bamboo a wood that is extremely flexible and resistant and the fiber glass addition gives it extra resistance and durability. The trucks are from Caliber trucks which are one of the best performing truck brands and one of the most recommended by professional riders There are also available a set of trucks custom designed by Boosted that are prefect for carving and optimized for the torque of the powerful drivetrain . Its Oragatang In-Heat wheels are big enough to tackle all the cracks and small irregularities of the road.
The dual+ system is all about acceleration. The powerful 2000w motor is capable of accelerating to up to 22mph and climb hills with up to 25% of inclination. With this board you can expect the smoothest of the rides while being able to brake almost instantly with the power reserved for reducing speed with its regenerative braking system. The motor is so powerfull that you can even brake to a full stop while going downhill.
The board comes with three different setups each one with different top speeds. The single motor board has a top speed of 18mph, the dual gets to 20mph while the dual has an amazing top speed of 22mph.
Its eco mode will give you the longest rides while the normal mode will give you the fastest ones. The dual+ has a standard range of 7miles and an extended range of 12mi and has an especial mode that will unleash all the power of the board but will reduce its range to only 8 mi. Its no power mode is perfect for when you want to save battery, this board is extremely easy to push around and the best part is that pushing your Boosted Dual+ longboard, you are charging your battery so if you ever are out of power you can get back to ride with your freshly charged battery.
Its new automotive-grade lithium batteries are the responsible of the power of this longboard. Batteries come in two different ranges, standard rage lasts for about 7 miles while the extended battery pack can last for up to 14 miles. Both battery packs are designed with top performance energy cells for the perfect balance of safety, portability, power and range. Another cool new feature for the Boosted Dual+ longboard is that the battery pack is now replaceable giving you the possibility of changing your battery and continue to enjoy your long and peaceful ride. The electronic systems are perfectly encased and are water resistant for driving on wet roads.
Its fast charger allows you for maximum fun with short charging times, every times minutes of charge translates in to on mile of ride, this means that you can have a standard battery pack I just 80 minutes. This is a huge plus as normally electric longboard batteries can take up to 4 or 5 hours for fully charging.
It weighs only 5.50 Kg and is a very lightweight board that can carried inside, on public transport or in the trunk of your car with little to none effort.
An ergonomic thumbwheel is the centerpiece of the Boosted remote control. It comes with the options to fully customize your riding experience by creating custom power and speed settings to adjust the speed of the board for riders of all levels. A LED interface gives you the chance to know how much power is left in the battery. It works with encrypted Bluetooth connection and two Bluetooth radios for improved connectivity between your board and your controller, one radio is reserved for your controller and the other for your phone or watch.
Its connectivity features allow you to control your board with your IPhone and watch app, this allows you to have better understanding of the overall status of your board and even know how many miles have you traveled with it so far.
The Electric Drive train multiplies the power of the motor 3 times which gives you stronger brakes, faster acceleration and steeper hill climbing. With this board you can easily climb hills up to 25% of inclination.
- All the parts of the board are high end products like the Loaded Vanguard board or the In-heat Orangatang wheels.
- Its battery charges very fast and are user replaceable which gives you the opportunity of riding for longer periods of time.
- Its control is perfectly design for easier power management. It’s very intuitive and safe.
- It is rated as the most powerful electric longboard in the market.
- The price. (it is worth every penny)
Although this is an expensive motorized longboard, it is one of our top recommendations for users of all levels. The fact that you can adjust it for different power and speed levels for riders with all levels of experience is one of its biggest pros. Another good thing is the encased electronics that are water proofs to allow you to ride your board even if there is wet floor.
This board is worth every penny and we are sure that if you ever get your Boosted Dual+ 2000w longboard you will never want to get down from it.