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Gnarboards Gnarly Electric Skateboards

on June 13, 2012 10:00 am

From Gnarboards comes comes a range of electric skateboards available in three models: Commuter, Road Warrior and Trail Rider. The boards will do up to 28 miles per hour with a maximum 21 mile range, based on a 2 hour charge time. Control is via a hand controller that allows you to accelerate, coast or break.

Is it just me or are we just making our kids lazier and lazier?  When I was growing up, it wasn’t unusual to walk, ride my bike, skateboard or rollerskate long distances to get where I wanted to go. It appears that these days we need to add an electric engine to all these modes of transport. Hokay, I can see that it’s a greener  alternative than using a car or even a bus but……….

Prices are $4800 for The Commuter, $5500 for the Road Warrior and $6100 for the Trail Rider. Each Gnarboard is made to order in limited batches, so  there may be up to a 16 week wait if you order one.

Comments

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    RainyDayInterns says:

    Don’t know about being lazier, but if they can afford to buy one of these…then they are definitely richer.

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    andix says:

    imagine all the cars you could buy with $5k. and they carry your significant other too – plus some groceries if need be. for much, much more than 21 miles. heck, you could even go visit places with a 5k car…

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    olivecloud says:

    $5000 is too expensive if a $1000 then I may considered buying it.

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