Reviewing the Riptide R1 — the travelling board

For quite some time, we’ve been looking for a good travelling board. Small, light and easy to carry — yet powerful enough to actually be useful as a transportation device. For the last few days we tried out the Riptide R1 electric skateboard, and it actually does the job pretty good! It’s a belt driven electric…

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…

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…