The best bit of skating is definitely the carving (as any rad two-year-old knows), and powered boards have been cutting out the legwork for some time. The ZBoard kinda takes that on a step, with an electric motor and weight-shift control. Now, Gizmodo readers can get a ZBoard for $100 off.
In fact, this is the kind of board you could easily ride to work on — you just tilt forward to go faster, lean back to brake, and lean sideways to enjoy steering your ride. Pushing the ZBoard to the limit will get you up to 17 mph, so not quite longboarding pace, but pretty quick on the flat, and there's enough battery capacity under the maple deck to keep you moving for up to 5 miles per charge. It's also equipped with rubber wheels for secure grip, and a carrying handle for when you reach your destination.
The ZBoard currently has $100 off (15%), making it $550. Scroll down for more…
The ZBoard lowdown:
- Weight-sensing controls – one pad to stop, one pad to go
- 17 mph top speed
- 5 miles highway / 3 miles city
- Premium 110mm rubber wheels
- Handle for easy carrying
And here's what Giz thinks…
"We hoped it would be the first powered skateboard that could actually ride, well, like a skateboard. We tested it out today and it's exactly that: a fun ass skateboard that can move on its own." – Gizmodo
This offer is only available in the Continental US, but shipping is included and you get a 30-day money back guarantee. See the link below for the deal and more info:
Written by Mark Myerson
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