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.