Over the last several years, the popularity of portable motorized vehicles has been on the rise. People who want to make their urban commute a bit easier and more enjoyable are turning to these efficient alternatives to cars or public transportation. Even in the suburbs, developments are featuring amenities and community centers that are accessible to these short range modes of transportation.
Recently I was given the opportunity to test out a prototype for the new Huger Tech eSkateboard. They sent me their Racer model which boasts speeds of 25 mph, a range of 20 miles, and weighs in at 15.7 pounds. The Racer is their largest and most expensive model at a current pre-order price of $899 and planned retail price of $1119. They also offer the Travel and Classic models, both of which are smaller boards that travel a bit slower but are also more economical.
To be completely honest, I am not the most athletic person in the world. Actually, that is putting it lightly. I am a content creator who rarely makes it out of the house. So in order to get a fair review of this board I took a trip to visit my brother in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a natural on any kind of board and is one of the most athletic individuals I know. The following are some of his thoughts on what he experienced with the board. If you want to see him using the board or get the full explanations of his experience, please check out the video at the top of the page…
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