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Riptide R1

Riptide R1
  • Range

    7 miles (11 km)

  • Top Speed

    18 mph (29 km/h)

  • Battery Size

    97 Wh

  • Max Load

    250 lbs (113 kg)

The Riptide R1 is the latest and greatest in electric skateboards. It has a range of up to 7 miles (11 km) and can travel at speeds up to 18 mph (29 km/h). The board weighs 13 lbs (5.8 kg), which makes it air travel friendly, and the battery only takes 3.5 hours to recharge. The board also has a max load of 250 lbs (113 kg), so it's perfect for all riders.
Riptide R1
13 lbs (5.8 kg)
7 miles (11 km)
Top Speed
18 mph (29 km/h)
Battery Size
97 Wh
Drive Train
2 x Belt
Air Travel Friendly
Recharge Time
3.5 hours
Hill Climbability
20 %
Max Load
250 lbs (113 kg)
Reviews of the Riptide R1
Rated 3.3 / 5 from 3 Reviews
The Riptide R1 is the ultimate beach cruiser electric skateboard that has performance specs to outdo the top-end eboard brands.
Whether you’re travelling to work or school, or cruising down the beach boulevard, it’s an excellent board that allows you to bask in the environment of any city and explore the world. It has enough juice to get you where you need to go around town, while having the speed to give you a thrill of ride. It’s truly one of the most portable electric sk...
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The R1 is far from our favorite but offers a middle-of-the-road performance at a reasonable price
  • - 2.5
Finishing in the upper portion of the group, we originally had high hopes for the Riptide R1, thinking it had some serious potential for claiming a Best Buy Award. Unfortunately, this board didn't quite live up to our expectations and fell a little short. In particular, we felt the controls were a little on the oversensitive side, and this board no...
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An Electric Skateboard for all Skill Levels
  • - 4
The R1 is just the first in a line of leading motorized boards from Riptide, who sourced their very first funds through IndieGoGo. Their commitment to their customers continues today as they pack industry-leading durability and performance into each of their skateboard tiers. With a few key features packed on board like regenerative braking, the R1...
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