Tech Tools: Huger’s skateboards have up to 22-mile range and can also tackle hills
Huger Electric Skateboards
Remember when skateboards used to be about trying to master backside flips and ollies? Falling off and breaking your arm the day before a 10-hour flight tends to focus the mind though, and when you reach a certain age it’s less about the tricks and more about transport.
With this in mind, Huger has created a line of e-skateboards that will get you from A to B without too much effort. They’ll even get you up a hill, once it has a maximum gradient of 25 per cent or less, depending on the board you choose. Huger isn’t the only e-skateboard out there, but the new boards have better range than others.
A rechargeable battery built into the boards will take a couple of hours to charge before you can set off. The Classic is the least expensive of the lot, with – as the name suggests – a classic design, and an 8.5-mile range. It tackles hills with up to a 10 per cent incline. Next up is the Traveller, which has a 22-mile range and can tackle hills up to 20 per cent…
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