Zipping around town on the Aeboard AE5 has been nothing short of electric joy. For anyone looking for that sweet spot between practical commuting tool and an exhilarating ride, this board does not disappoint. It strikes a fine balance between fun factor and functionality which makes every trip something to look forward to.
2 × 560 W
Electric skateboarding just got an adrenaline shot with the Aeboard AE5, tailored for thrill-seekers and urban adventurers craving speed and efficiency. This e-skateboard delivers the zippy escapes and agile handling that commuters who moonlight as speed enthusiasts will absolutely adore.
Right out of the box, Aeboard AE5's aesthetic is polished, with a refined design that catches the eye. Crafted from durable materials, it boasts a sturdiness that instills confidence. The deck feels robust underfoot, reassuring riders during high-speed escapades. Assembly wasn't a hassle; in fact, it was refreshingly straightforward – I was ready to hit the pavement in no time.
Performance is where Aeboard AE5 truly shines. Zipping through city streets felt exhilarating, with its capability to reach a breezy 48 km/h setting my pulse racing. Acceleration is crisp – pushing off feels like catapulting forward with purpose. Braking is equally impressive; responsive without being jarring. Distance wise, I consistently reached near the 19 km range mark before needing a recharge, which is quite satisfactory for daily commutes or leisurely cruises.
With twin 560 W motors beneath my feet, power was never in short supply. Whether facing steep inclines or demanding acceleration bursts, this board never wavered. The battery's performance aligned closely with specifications – even after repeated use across various terrains. Throughout my rides, battery life was reliable, making range anxiety almost non-existent.
Riding comfort on varied surfaces was made possible by the board's 90 mm wheels; they absorbed most of the urban terrain's imperfections. However, on rough patches, vibrations did become noticeable. When it came to stopping power, brakes were smooth and effective at any speed – this provided peace of mind when navigating through unpredictable city traffic.
In different settings – be it serene park paths or bustling sidewalks – handling remained intuitive and user-friendly. The e-skateboard responded adeptly to my shifts in weight and direction changes. Comfort-wise, longer rides did induce some foot fatigue due to deck stiffness but nothing that would deter me from another go-around.
Self-maintenance was mostly a breeze thanks to its thoughtful design that allows for easy access to components. In terms of support from Aeboard for repairs or issues – responses were prompt and solutions were offered without unnecessary delay. Parts availability didn't pose much trouble either; they were accessible when needed.
A standout feature is certainly the quality remote control – ergonomic and precise, granting me full command over the ride dynamics seamlessly integrated into my daily escapades. Electric gauges on both the skateboard and remote kept me informed about battery life and speed – no guesswork involved here.
Considering all factors from design to performance and support: 8/10
|2 × 560 W
|2WD, hub drive, 90 mm