Tech

The technology of electric skateboarding. Here we visit new tech, old tech, and explore where the tech in our boards may be headed in the future.

Illume V2 – New Lights on the Block!

The DIY community has a reputation for making what we think is cool, as well as making what we need in areas where pre-built gear just isn’t cutting it. Hey – that’s why so many people build their own esk8s in the first place, right? It is only fitting then that when our safety comes […]

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Ackmaniac Firmware & App

How to: Ackmaniac ESC Tool

It seems there are some issues with the newest VESC Tool (as of 06/20/2019) including the absence of an ERPM limit for direction change (reverse) and unusable values applied with the motor setup wizard. After a recent discussion with Trampa, it appears that feature requests are equal to “You are all very good at complaining […]

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eLofty Direct Drives. A Tearjerker With A Very Happy Ending.

The movie starts with me looking longingly at the upcoming Torqueboards Direct Drive motors for the 87th time and then kicking some dirt in a vacant lot. The camera then goes P.O.V. and looks into the vast, yawning emptiness of my wallet. We hear a sad slide whistle. Then it’s back to me as I […]

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TB110 Wheels from Torqueboards. Like spreading butter on your board.

Well, maybe it’s more like putting butter under your board. Or butter on each individual wheel or something. Quit being a jerk. You know what I meant. Point is, these new wheels from Torqueboards are incredibly cushy, have rebound for days, and offer damn nice grip in dry conditions. I first started lusting after these […]

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The Exway X1 Pro. Think of it as a $999 Lexus.

I’ve ridden my share of hub motor boards since I started off in esk8. They get the job done, but it’s kind of like taking a date to the prom in your mom’s Toyota Tercel. You’ll definitely get there, but you’ll arrive with none of style or luxury points you’d earn in something like a […]

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$99 Hoyt St. Midnight Puck – Just 3 More Pucking Months

You probably didn’t know about it, but now you do. The Midnight Puck is on the way!

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Beta Testing TorqueBoard Direct Drives

Corey takes a fresh set of ToqueBoards Direct Drives for a spin and shares all of her feelings.

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TorqueBoards Announces 110mm Kegel Core Wheels

TB announces a monstrous 110mm 78A with the community’s favorite core type. Details inside.

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Alien Power System EVT3: The Good, The Bad, & There Isn’t Any Ugly

Mike takes us once again off into the wild to discover the best things. This time, it’s the APS remote.

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Moe Stooge Wheel System

Tim takes a set of Moe Stooge’s race wheels for a spin and reports back all the feelings.

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