Testing the ZBoard — electric skateboard without remote

Today we got the opportunity to try out the ZBoard 2 electric skateboard — which doesn’t have a remote. Instead, you place your front foot on a rubber pad to accelerate. And your back foot on another rubber pad to engage the breaks. This actually seem to work very intuitive and well, at least during our…

Elektriska skateboards är inte cyklar – men vad är de då?

Elektriska skateboards och longboards befinner sig i en juridisk gråzon angående hur de ska klassas som fordon. Det är därmed oklart vilka bestämmelser som gäller i trafiken. Hittills har brädorna ofta likställts med cyklar. Även polisen har, vid samtal om saken, hävdat att elektriska skateboards är cyklar. Därmed gäller samma regler för en elektrisk skateboard…

Mellow kommer till Stockholm

Torsdag 16 augusti kl 18 kommer esk8-företaget Mellow till Stockholm, då de arrangerar “longboard cruise”, med utgångspunkt från skatebutiken Kahalani (Östgötagatan 20 på Södermalm). Mellow skriver på Facebook-eventet “Mellow Stockholm Experience”: We are coming to Sweden 🇸🇪 😄We’ll be in town during the Stockholm Culture Festival with test rides, sessions and electric skateboard workshops around…

Kahalani börjar sälja Mellow-drive

Legendariska skateboardbutiken Kahalani i Stockholm har börjat sälja Mellow-drive, en elmotor som  användaren monterar på valfri lämplig bräda. Kahalanis pris för ett “Mellow Drive Set” är 19.995 kronor, det vill säga det övre kostnadssegmentet på marknaden. På bilden är motorpaketet monterat på en “King of the Hill”-bräda (1.595 kronor). Kahalani säljer sedan tidigare Boosted Boards…

Endless summer: The Teamgee H6 review

The Teamgee H6 electric longboard is the coolest looking board around. An echo from the 1960’s surfboards. Beach boys. California. Endless summer. But does the Teamgee board hold up in the heavy surf of todays esk8-market? Watch our review on youtube! For more information about the board, we have written about it here. Thank you…

Reviewing the Wowgo 2S Mini

By Markus Palm. In just over a year there has been a lot of affordable and good (read: reliable) electric skateboards coming from Chinese manufacturers. It more or less started with DIYboards and Meepo, but soon more companies followed. One of these companies is Wowgo, who have made a name for themselves lately for their…

Teamgee H6: The most gorgeous electric longboard ever?

UPDATE MAY 24th: We got it! Review coming! Excellent youtuber Ronnie Sarmiento directed our attention to the new electric longboard Teamgee H6 and we are stunned by its beauty. Its a classic longboard and it doesnt even look like an electric skateboard, because its so thin. Still it seems powerful enough to function as a transport vehicle. Here…

Boosted Board Mini: Isn’t she ugly?

Reports are beginning to pour in regarding the new Boosted Board electric skateboards, particularly regarding the smaller Boosted Board Mini series (Mini S and Mini X). Apparently, it has been possible to try these mini-boards in New York and of course, mr. Boosted Boards aficionado himself — famous youtuber Casey Neistat — got one specially delivered…

Flash: New Boosted Board line-up

Boosted Board presented its hyped new line-up today and here’s what we got: Boosted Stealth (USD 1.699/SEK 14.400), new top-of-the-line, max speed 37 kmh. Boosted Plus (USD 1.499/SEK 12.700), updated classic model, max speed 35 kmh. Boosted Mini S (USD 825/SEK 7.000), small board, max speed 29 kmh. Boosted Mini X (USD 1.099/SEK 9.300), small…

E-skate Kompaniet grand opening

The sun was shining and so was the people coming to E-skate Kompaniet‘s grand opening. Stockholm’s first dedicated esk8-shop! Good luck guys!