The Best Electric Skateboards - 2019

24th September, 2019 by Nate

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Tired of seeing the same electric skateboards featured in top 10 lists that only take you to Amazon?

Here’s a refreshing look at the best electric skateboards that are actually worth spending your hard-earned money on.

I’ve kept this list of eboards to only products that are under $2,000. The reason for this is because the majority of people aren’t going to be spending more than that on an electric skateboard. This list is for the everyday rider.

If you were looking for an insanely powerful electric skateboard and don’t mind splashing out a little, head over and check out the article where I wrote about the best electric skateboards over $2,000.

So, let’s do it! I give you the best electric skateboards of 2019.

Electric Skateboard Product Image Speed Range Features Buy

Evolve Bamboo GTR Street

26mph
42kmh
31 miles
50km

Bamboo or Carbon Fibre Deck

Street or AT Wheels

Swappable Battery

Travel Battery Option

Mobile App

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Miles Dual

22mph
35kmh
18 miles
29km

Super compact

Travel battery option

Lightweight

Easy to carry

Kicktail for tricks

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29mph
46kmh
20 miles
32km

Very affordable

Great performance specs

Best selling board

Extended range option

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Boosted Stealth Underneath

24mph
38kmh
14 miles
22km

Industry best seller

Reliable brand

Great customer service

Swappable battery

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Exway X1 Pro

29mph
46kmh
16 miles
25km

Electronics housed inside deck

Swappable motor system

Very comfortable ride

Best mobile app

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Riptide R1X eboard

22mph
35kmh
14 miles
22km

Great carving feel

A lot like a regular skateboard

Kicktail

Compact and portable

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Slick Revolution Urban Kick

25mph
40kmh
15 miles
24km

110mm Rough Stuff wheels

All-terrain shortboard

Kicktail

Reputable company

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Walnut Spectra X

18mph
30kmh
6 miles
10km

Hands-free electric skateboard

Swappable battery

Very portable

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Acton Blink S-R electric skateboard

16mph
25kmh
7 miles
11km

Very affordable

Great for beginners

Integrated lights

Kicktail

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What Is An Electric Skateboard?

Electric skateboarding is relatively new and has only really gathered mainstream popularity in the last couple of years.

This article will be quite confusing to you if you don’t know what they are so let me quickly break it down for you and answer the question, what is an electric skateboard?

I have a great interactive guide that explains all of the components of an electric skateboard which is super helpful as a reference and getting a basic understanding of the parts that make up an electric skateboard.

More generally, an electric skateborad is a battery and motor powered skateboard that you control with a handheld remote.

They’re amazing because you can effortlessly ride up hills and travel much further than when on a traditional skateboard.

People use them to ride to work, to the train station, on weekends with friends, to take their dog for a walk, to the beach with their surfboard underarm, to swing by the store to pick a few things up, to grab coffee, off road in the forest, along dirt mountain trails, and pretty much anywhere you want.

The benefits of eskating go far beyond just having fun, from being environmentally friendly, to reducing traffic congestion, to improving mental health and even saving money.

Eskating is more than just a hobby or a sport, it’s a movement.

Jump on an eboard and join us for the most fun you’ll ever have on a plank of wood with four wheels.

SPECS

Street

AT

Speed

26mph | 42kmh
22mph | 36kmh

Range

31 miles | 50km
19 miles | 30km

Battery

Samsung 18650 10S4P 14Ah

Motors

3000W dual belt drive

Wheels

Evolve GT 97mm 76A
7" pneumatic AT

Trucks

Double Kingpin 306mm/12inch

Deck

38" Bamboo/Fibreglass

39" Carbon Fibre

Weight

Bamboo
22lbs | 10.3kg

Carbon
21.5lbs | 9.8kg
Bamboo
24.9lbs | 11.3kg

Carbon
23.5lbs | 10.7kg
PROS CONS
Belt-drive allows for customing of the wheels.
Not recommend to kick push due to the belt-drives
Super carvy riding feel
Heavy and cumbersome to carry and store
Extremely comfortable ride
Top end of the price range
Huge range and power for an off-the-shelf eboard
Travel battery available

In 2019, Evolve Skateboards released their latest and best electric skateboards so far, the Evolve GTR series.

The versatility of these eboards means that you will be able to ride to work in style and comfort, slide and carve on the weekends along the beach roads and take it off-road to turn up some dirt trails.

Just don’t go riding it on your neighbors lawn. They might not appreciate the tracks your AT tires chew through their grass.

Just like in their previous GTX and GT models, you can get the GTR with either a Bamboo or Carbon fibre deck and with either a street setup, all-terrain setup or even both!

The GTRs both have a super comfortable riding experience.

I spent a lot of time on the Bamboo GTR with the new 97mm Evolve GT wheels and it was so smooth I could hardly feel the cracks between the concrete.

Carving was a dream with the double kingpin trucks effortlessly bringing the board back to center while the wheels gripped the path ensuring the board doesn’t slide out from underneath you.

The GTR series has a completely rebuilt battery, BMS system and custom ESC all working together to offer an extremely powerful ride that just keeps going and going.

The standard battery has up to 50km’s range which doesn’t sag when you’re nearing the end of the cycle. You maintain the full power all the way down to zero. You do lose a little bit off the top speed, like all eboards, but I’m just stoked that there’s no more sag.

Evolve are also now offering Travel safe batteries. So now there’s no reason not to be taking your electric skateboard everywhere you go!

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SPECS

Top Speed

22mph | 35kmh

Range

18 miles | 28km

Battery

4Ah 36V 144Wh Lithium

Motors

Dual hub drive

Wheels

80mm customs

Trucks

Standard, nothing to note

Deck

L26.5" x W7.5"

Weight

12.5lbs | 5.7kg
PROS CONS
Small, lightweight and compact
Stiff ride
Kicktail for ultimate control and maneuverability
Very short, so you'll have a narrow stance
All electrics hidden inside deck
Airsafe travel battery option
You can kick-push, woo!

This electric skateboard from Miles Power has an uncanny ability to make you feel like you’re either riding a vintage skateboard in the future or riding a futuristic skateboard in the past.

The overall design of the board is a mesmerizing intersection of retro and futuristic. I think it is because of its classic cut with a kicktail while being made from carbon fiber. And to top it off, the pink wheels against the jet black deck make it super cool!

With the Miles Dual you’ll get hours of exhilarating excitement with the ability to hit top speeds of 22mph (35km/h) and ride as far as 18 miles (28km) on a single charge.

Even when the battery goes flat, you’ll still be able to kick-push yourself around due to the built-hub motors which offer very little resistance.

It’ll be nearly impossible to drag yourself off this board.

I already mentioned the existence of the kicktail, but it’s benefits must be known. This little guy gives you so much control over your board. You now have the agility to tic-tac around tight corners, launch off curbs and ledges, avoid bumps, cracks and stones and even pop manuals until the cows come home.

Damn it’s fun!

The other equally as important part of an electric skateboard is it’s remote.

It might be made of a cheap plastic and feel fairly light in your hand, but it has some seriously cool features.

It has an LED display on the remote which shows information for how fast you’re currently going, the top speed you’ve hit, the distance you’ve covered on your trip and the battery levels for both the board and the remote.

Not only that, it has a flashlight attached to the remote to help you see and be seen when riding at night.

Like I said, after riding the Miles Dual you’ll never want to walk again and having the flashlight will help you achieve that new life goal.

The Miles is small, compact and lightweight. Weighing only 12.5lbs (5.7kg), it’s the perfect ‘last mile’ companion. It’s easy to carry around, stow in the trains overhead compartment and keep under your desk at work or school.

If you’re looking for a ride that offers agility, speed and the range to go with it without compromising on portability then the Miles Dual is the board for you.

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SPECS

Top Speed

29mph | 46kmh

Range

11 miles / 18 km

Battery

20R 10S2P 36V 30A 144Ah

Motors

Dual hub drive

Wheels

90mm 78a

Trucks

Meepo Shredder Trucks

Deck

L38" x W9"

Weight

16lbs | 7.2kg
PROS CONS
Very affordable price
No extra wheel options
Extended Range battery option
Not great for carving hard
USB outlet on battery pack
Can kick push
You can kick-push, woo!

The crew from Meepo Board have spent many years developing and refining their products and the result is an incredibly affordable yet still very powerful electric skateboard.

The Meepo V3 is their number one selling electric skateboard and for good reason.

Not only does the V3 have some really solid specs, it comes in at a price point that is very appealing to those looking to dip their toe into the water of the eskate world.

It allows those who want to give eskating a go but don’t want to fork out a ton of cash for the experiment.

As soon as you step onto the V3 for the first time and take it for a spin, you’ll instantly be hooked.

We can’t wait to see you at some group rides!!

SPECS

Top Speed

25mph | 40kmh

Range

14 miles | 22km

Battery

199Wh

Motors

Dual belt-drive 2,100W

Wheels

85mm 78a Boosted Stratus

Trucks

190mm Forged

Deck

L38" x W11.3" x H5.7"

Weight

17lbs | 7.7kg
PROS CONS
Incredibly comfortable ride
Can't turn off the auto reverse function
Smooth acceleration and braking
Higher end of the price scale
Air safe travel battery option
Not recommended to kick push
Great after sales service - 12 month warranty
Finance options available

Ask most people about electric skateboards and it’s likely that they will respond with, “Oh, like a Boosted Board.”

There’s no denying that Boosted are the kings of the eskate industry at the moment. They were one of the first companies to mass produce electric skateboards and sell them commercially, so because of this they have years of experience of research and development.

Their flagship eboard is the Boosted Stealth and it easily makes this list of the best electric skateboards of 2019.

The Stealth is a commuters dream.

It has a super flexy deck which absorbs a ton of the vibrations from the road.

The wheels are large, soft and grippy adding even more vibration absorption and helps keep you steady and balanced on the deck.

And it has the speed to make you feel alive and it’s got the range to take you pretty much anywhere you need to go within your city.

It’s hard to beat the Boosted Stealth with it’s refined design and engineering ensuring reliability and longevity throughout its life as your personal last mile solution.

SPECS

Top Speed

28mph | 45kmh

Range

15 miles | 25km

Battery

193Wh

Motors

Dual hub drive 2,200W total

Wheels

85mm 80a

Trucks

Seismic Aeon

Deck

Composite with protective coating

Weight

15.1lbs | 6.85kg
PROS CONS
Customisable acceleration and braking curve
Stiff ride
Amazing mobile app
No air travel battery option
All electrics hidden inside deck
Shock absorbing grip tape
You can kick-push!

When it comes to innovation, design and looking into the future, Exway have it nailed.

With their most recent release, the Exway X1 Pro, they have really changed the way electric skateboard manufacturers think about designing their eboards.

Firstly, the X1 Pro looks absolutely stunning. 

It has a slim-lined deck with all of the electrics housed inside it. This lack of enclosures underneath the deck along with the integrated hub-motors makes this eboard look like any old regular longboard.

You’ll be turning some heads as you roll uphill on your way to work.

But where this eboard really shines is in its tech. It has a mobile that allows the user to customise almost every aspect of the riding experience from the acceleration, top speed and braking power.

It also displays useful information like the power usage, component temperatures and other in-depth data about the eboard.

The X1 Pro also has a sister board called the Exway X1 Pro Riot.

The only difference about the Riot is that it is a belt-driven eboard. So if you prefer that, then I recommend you check that out too.

SPECS

Top Speed

22mph | 35kmh

Range

14 miles | 22km

Battery

Samsung INR18650-25R 6S4P 216Wh
(21.6v nominal / 25.2v max, 10.0Ah total)

Motors

1800W dual belt drive

Wheels

ABEC 11 90mm ReFly Black

Trucks

Standard, nothing to note

Deck

L31" x W9.5" x H4.5"

Weight

14.5lbs | 6.5kg
PROS CONS
Belt-drive allows for customing of the wheels.
Not recommend to kick push due to the belt-drives
Kicktail for ultimate control and maneuverability
Due to being a shortboard, you'll get a stiffer ride
Very portable with handle cutouts
Built by skaters for skaters
Amazing carving ride

Riptide is a company built by skaters and surfers. They know what it means to have the desire to carve all day whether it be out in the surf or back on dry land, so they know a thing or two about what you’re going through.

You can tell they have built their love for surf and skate into this board. The swallowtail kick, the soft-pointed nose, the wide deck, it screams surf vibes.

Not only does it look sexy af, it also has some serious specs.

It’s got a range of 14 miles on a single charge and maxes out at a top speed of 22mph. That’s further and faster than some of the most popular brands of electric skateboards on the market.

You get stock 90mm ABEC11 ReFLY wheels which make your ride so smooth it’s criminal.

The kick-tail gives you ultimate control over your board so can pop manuals and leap off curbs all day long. And if you need to carry it, it’s easy to pick up with the handle cut outs.

Overall, the Riptide R1X is up there as one of the best electric skateboards in my opinion. It’s a must check out board!

The Riptide R1X is their flagship electric skateboard but hey also have the budget friendly R1 which offers slightly lower performance specs than the R1X but is still a great eboard. I really wanted to put the Riptide R1 on this list as one of the best electric skateboards, but for now the R1X is repping it for all of the Riptide eboards.

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SPECS

Top Speed

22mph | 35kmh (83mm)
25mph | 40kmh (110mm)

Range

15 miles | 24km

Battery

Samsung 30Q 6S4P 25.2V 12Ah 302Wh

Motors

Dual belt-drive, 190KV, 2 x 2100W

Wheels

83mm Slicks or 110mm Rough Stuff
Both in either 85a or 78a

Trucks

9" reverse kingpin

Deck

L36" x W10.5" x H1"

Weight

14.4lbs | 7kg
PROS CONS
Good range and top speed
Huge battery means you can't take it on an airline
Kicktail for ultimate control and maneuverability
Not recommended to kick push
A lot of pre-sale wheel customisations available
Bigger and softer wheels for comfortable ride
Amazing customer support

There’s something really sexy about the latest releases of the Slick Revolution electric skateboards.

They have come a long way since their first iteration of eboards and I think it’s safe to say that they really are, quote, “perfecting” the electric skateboard.

What I like about the Slick Revolution Urban Kick is that it is the perfect blend between a traditional skateboard and an electric skateboard.

The short deck with the kick tail and the raised shoulders make it look and feel like a regular skateboard, while the huge battery, powerful motors and the refined acceleration and braking make it an amazing electric skateboard.

You also get the option between many different wheels such as the slicks, rough stuff and their brand new Foamies.

Each wheel gives you a different riding feel and the ability to change them over (and quickly) means you’ll have a singe eboard that is capable of a ton of different riding styles and situations.

If you’re not a fan of short boards, that’s cool too, Slick Revolution have a wide range of sizes and styles of eboards.

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SPECS

Top Speed

18mph | 30kmh

Range

6.2 miles | 10km

Battery

25.2V, 63Wh

Motors

Dual hub-drive, 2 x 250W

Wheels

Custom wheels

Trucks

Custom designed trucks

Deck

L27.5" x W12.3"

Weight

16.5lbs | 7.5kg
PROS CONS
Small, lightweight and compact
Stiff ride
Posture control system - No remote!
Very short, so you'll have a narrow stance
Quick swap battery system
No kick pushing possible
Air travel safe battery
Mobile app

This is one of the most unique electric skateboards on this list and I bet you’re probably surprised to see the Walnut Spectra X here.

But let me explain. You can watch my entire review of it here and I’ll quickly give you the run down now.

The Spectra X does not need a remote to use.

And unlike their previous versions of the Spectra, not only does the X work, but it is also incredible.

It has a completely natural feeling while you’re riding. You lean forward to go forward and you lean back to brake. Pretty simple.

I got on it for the first time and picked up the body movements instantly. There really wasn’t that much of a learning curve at all.

Althouhg the top speed and range isn’t as high as other remote-controlled eboards, it’s quite enough to get you down to the shops or to the train station.

It’s a good cruising eboard for around the city or the college campus.

Perfect for kids too because you can limit all of the power through the app to ensure that they are always riding safely.

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SPECS

Top Speed

16mph | 25kmh

Range

7 miles | 11.2km

Battery

36V, 80Wh

Motors

Single hub-drive, 500W

Wheels

83mm 78a customs

Trucks

Stock Acton trucks

Deck

L27.5" x W8"

Weight

11lbs | 4.9kg
PROS CONS
Small, lightweight and compact
Stiff ride
Integrated LED Lights - Front, rear and underneath
Very short, so you'll have a narrow stance
The perfect beginner eboard
Airsafe travel battery
Kicktail for ultimate control and maneuverability
You can kick-push!

I know, I said I wasn’t going to feature any Amazon eboards here, but Acton Global are actually an electric skateboard brand that happen to take advantage of the Amazon Marketplace. Plus, I won’t be sending you to Amazon. I’ve got a special discount for you straight from Acton themselves.

The Acton Blink S-R is their entry level electric skateboard and is perfect for anyone wanting to try out eboarding for the first time.

This small and lightweight electric skateboard is easy to control with the remote and the kick tail helps you maneuver around effortlessly.

It has integrated LED lights for safety at all times of the day and runs on a single-hub motor so you can’t end up going too fast and losing control.

I would highly recommend this eboard to youngsters and the first time eskaters.

But let me warn you, it’s a gateway-eboard. You’ll be addicted before you know it and you’ll be looking for something with a little more oomph!

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Final Thoughts

There you have it folks. That’s the list of the best electric skateboards that you can buy at the moment.

The only thing left do is get yourself an eBoard.

Turn your boring commute into an exhilarating adventure!

Give your loved little-ones the ultimate gift in life that is freedom and joy!

Here’s a look at the boards I covered in this article. Click on any of the names to jump back to their respective reviews section.

I’ll constantly update this guide as newer and better eboards are released.

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