E-Skateboard
ELECTRIC SKATEBOARD WHEELS TEST

Today we will have closer look at electric skateboard wheels. We divide between wheels for street, all-terrain and off-road.

electric skateboard street wheels
electric skateboard street wheels

A few electric skateboards offer to switch between street and all-terrain wheels, which gives you great flexibility. For other skateboards you have to decide before you buy it.

electric skateboard all terrain wheels
electric skateboard all terrain wheels

You should think about where you will ride your electric skateboard most of the times and even if it is on a street, check how the surface is.

electric skateboard offroad-wheels
electric skateboard offroad-wheels

Once you know where you will ride your electric skateboard, you can choose the right wheels and pick the right board which works best for you. Most of the people ride 80% of the time at similar spots. I have seen dudes who just wanted street wheels (as it is cool), but ended up carrying their board half of the time.

Electric Skateboard Wheels Test

We are using following rating in the electric skateboard wheels test.

E Surfer = very good

E Surfer = good

E Surfer = soso

E Surfer = bad

E Surfer = very bad

On the street

Streets are not all the same. If you have the perfect surface on a street or parking place street wheels are probably your right choice. They give you better feeling for the board and you can make smarter moves. However, a lot of times the street surface is not perfect and has wholes, small stones or dirt. In this case you better ride with all-terrain wheels. Of course you can also ride with Off-Road wheels on a street, but the fun factor is pretty low.

electric skateboard street
electric skateboard street

E Surfer for street wheels.

E Surfer for all-terrain wheels.

E Surfer for off-road wheels.

On Gravel Roads

If you have a very good road you might be able to use your street wheels, but it is highly likely that you will have a better experience with all-terrain wheels.

electric skateboard on gravel roads
electric skateboard on gravel roads

E Surfer for street wheels.

E Surfer for all-terrain wheels.

E Surfer for off-road wheels.

On forrest roads

Once you go into the forrest it is finally time to switch to all-terrain or off-road wheels.

electric skateboard on forrest roads
electric skateboard on forrest roads

E Surfer for street wheels.

E Surfer for all-terrain wheels.

E Surfer for off-road wheels.

On cobblestone roads

Now it is getting tough. No way for street wheels and even with all-terrain wheels you will have a hard time due to string vibrations.

electric skateboard on cobblestone roads
electric skateboard on cobblestone roads

E Surfer for street wheels.

E Surfer for all-terrain wheels.

E Surfer for off-road wheels.

On the beach

If you want to ride your electric longboard on the beach only off-road wheels will be able to handle it ...

electric skateboard wheels on the beach
electric skateboard wheels on the beach

E Surfer for street wheels.

E Surfer for all-terrain wheels.

E Surfer for off-road wheels.

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
If you are not sure which board you should buy, visit our test center in Berlin. Make an appointment online by filling out our contact form.
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