30 - 38 km
2 × 1600 W, 6370, 155Kv
Changhong Sunpower 21700, 50.4V, 518 Wh
Thrill-seekers and speed enthusiasts, meet the Backfire Hammer. With a need for nimble city navigation and an appetite for adrenaline, this e-skateboard caters to riders ready to conquer urban terrains and inclines with gusto. For those who relish the rush of a high-velocity ride yet require practicality for daily commuting, this board strikes a balance. However, heavyweight riders or individuals seeking an ultra-lightweight board might find this model less suited to their needs.
Grasping the Backfire Hammer, you immediately appreciate its robustness. The choice of materials exudes durability, while design elements like the grip tape pattern ensure both functionality and style. Assembly was straightforward, allowing for quick setup before hitting the pavement.
Zipping through city streets, this e-skateboard delivers exhilaration with its 48 km/h top speed. Uphill climbs become effortless feats, thanks to the board's power. When it comes to acceleration, there's a noticeable punch from standstill to full speed that thrills. Braking is responsive and reliable, crucial when navigating bustling streets. Distance-wise, achieving 30 km on a single charge is realistic; pushing towards 38 km requires conservative riding.
The dual 1600 W motors provide formidable power that I could feel underfoot in every scenario – be it a steep climb or swift takeoff. Battery performance remained consistent with specifications. Even in intensive riding sessions, overall battery life didn't falter, maintaining near the upper end of its promised range.
Riding daily on various surfaces highlighted the wheels' capacity for absorbing shocks from uneven terrain while keeping rides comfortable. Effective braking became evident in emergency stops and during wet conditions – a testament to both wheel design and braking system efficacy.
Maneuvering through tight corners or crowded areas showcased the Hammer's nimble handling. Comfort didn't take a backseat either – even after extended rides, I experienced minimal fatigue.
Upkeep was mainly routine cleaning and tightening bolts – nothing out of ordinary skateboard maintenance. When minor issues arose, customer service proved helpful; though some parts were not as readily available as I would've liked, necessitating DIY solutions at times.
Noteworthy are the intuitive remote control and clear electric gauges that made tracking my ride stats seamless. Safety lights integrated into the design ensured visibility during twilight adventures.
My personal rating stands at 8/10. High marks come from the thrilling speed capabilities, solid construction, and dependable battery life. Points were docked due to part availability concerns.
|30 - 38 km|
|2 × 1600 W, 6370, 155Kv|
|Changhong Sunpower 21700, 50.4V, 518 Wh|
|2WD, belt drive, 160 mm, 30 % hill climb|