Gliding through cityscapes or along coastal paths aboard this e-skateboard has been exhilarating; offering agility and power on tap when you need it most while enveloping you in that distinctive bamboo board charm—a truly versatile ride for any electric skateboarding enthusiast.
2 × 1500 W
Samsung, 14 Ah, 691.2 Wh
Electric skateboarding isn't just about getting from point A to B; it's a lifestyle, a passion that connects you with the streets in a way nothing else can. The Evolve GTR Bamboo AT is aimed squarely at those who yearn for adventure and freedom with the added thrill of electric power. Ideal for urban explorers and adrenaline junkies alike, this e-skateboard brings together speed, versatility, and the unmistakable feel of carving on bamboo.
Right out of the box, the first thing that strikes you about this board is its elegant bamboo deck, which flexes beautifully under your feet, providing that organic connection to the pavement. Aluminum enclosures house all the electronics, ensuring everything feels robust yet refined. Assembly isn't a hassle; within moments, I was ready to hit the streets.
Whether it was weaving through morning commuters or taking it up hills that would have traditional skateboarders pushing half-way up, the Evolve GTR Bamboo AT handled it all. Clocking speeds up to 36 km/h, this board flies. Acceleration is smooth but powerful, and when it comes to stopping, the regenerative braking system brings you to a gentle halt with confidence. Even after covering substantial distances on varied terrain, performance didn't wane.
Dual 1500 W motors are beasts, tackling steep inclines like they're nothing. Transitioning from flat ground to hills without losing steam proved these motors punch well above their weight class. The Samsung 14 Ah battery kept true to specs throughout my rides. When used aggressively over mixed terrain, battery life did dip faster but never unexpectedly so.
Riding over rough patches felt less jarring thanks to pneumatic tires which absorbed much of the road's imperfections. Braking was consistently reliable—no heart-stopping moments even when navigating through unpredictable urban chaos.
From cruising along beach fronts to dodging sidewalk cracks in the concrete jungle, handling remained intuitive across all environments. Carving felt natural and responsive; there wasn’t an instance where I felt out of sync with the board.
Maintenance tasks were straightforward. Belts require attention after intense sessions, but finding high-quality replacements was easy and cost-effective—no need to rely solely on official channels for parts. In one instance where customer support was needed, response times were swift and helpful.
Equipped with a quality remote control offering real-time data feedback and several riding modes adapted seamlessly into my daily escapades—nothing felt like an afterthought here.
I'd give the Evolve GTR Bamboo AT an 8/10. Its combination of design finesse, performance chops, and user-friendly maintenance make it stand out despite its premium price tag.
|Evolve GTR Bamboo AT
|2 × 1500 W
|Samsung, 14 Ah, 691.2 Wh
|2WD, belt drive, 175 mm, 25 % hill climb