Britannia rules the electric skateboards? Reviewing the Ridge EL1.

The EL1 is an electric skateboard from Liverpool-based Ridge. It is inexpensive, small and light. Handy when travelling, good looking and quite fun. But is it good? After riding the board for a few weeks, we quite like it. The official price on the Ridge website is SEK 3,800 (GBP 350:-), but on amazon it’s…

Mind your head! Here’s ESK8 Sweden’s Helmet Feature 2017.

According to medical expertise, head injuries pose the greatest danger to skateboarders. These can involve time in a hospital, permanent impairment, and — in extreme cases — death. Considering that electric skateboards are much faster than ordinary skateboards, head injuries pose an even greater danger to us ESK8:ers. So how about not being an idiot? Wear…

Hey handsome! Acton Blink S2 review.

Product: Acton Blink S2. Reviewer: Henrik Arnstad Having had our eyes on the Acton Blink S2 since spring 2017, getting it was both heaven and hell. Heaven riding it, hell buying it. But All’s Well That Ends Well, right? First of all, the Acton Blink S2 is just gorgeous. It is pure beauty. Its the best…

Rule Britannia? The Ridge EL1 is a tiny esk8 for only SEK 2.000!

Stumbling over the Ridge EL1 on the internet, we couldn’t resist buying one. It was only SEK 2.000 (EUR 208) incl. shipping to Sweden. And that is not expensive for an esk8. This is such an unusual thing as a British electric skateboard. So will it be “rule Britannia” — or will it be BREXIT? We’ll…

Cheap Tough Guy: Airwheel M3 Review

Product: Airwheel M3. Reviewer: Henrik Arnstad. I bought my Airwheel M3-board during spring and tested it for about a month, before I decided to return it. Anyway, for just SEK 4.000 it’s certainly not expensive. Here’s the pros and cons. Honestly, the Airwheel M3 looks kinda cool. A bad boy? A tough guy? Yea, ok. It has…

Bang for the Buck: Koowheel D3M Review

Product: Koowheel D3M. Reviewers: Henrik Arnstad Martin Blodau Update! Martin reports (august 10th, 2017) that the board broke down on him, after using it for six weeks. More on this soon. This low-budget challenger to the Boosted Board domination is said to have a range of 35-60 km and a top speed of 40 km/h. Thats…

The nightmare of buying an Acton Blink S2: Boardless summer.

Looking through all available electric skateboards, I decided upon the Acton Blink S2 and ordered one early June 2017. Little did I know that this was the beginning of a summer without a board — and the dark nightmare of Acton Global. As it turned out, the board Blink S2 I had ordered and payed…