The electric skateboard trying to dethrone Boosted

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The Dot electric skateboards have three models; Compact, Cruiser, and Transporter. The motors, batteries, and wheels are customizable depending on how much range and speed you want. While the board’s hub motors allow them to cruise freely like a traditional skateboard, we discovered that the regenerative braking system has one big flaw.
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The Verge
The Verge 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What would your dream location be to test an electric skateboard?
Project r070971
Project r070971 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Somewhere in Hawaii
Mikołaj Koliński
Mikołaj Koliński 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@Jesse Patterson that would be a performance/stress testing (literally :D) - honestly that what is those products are made for.
Jesse Patterson
Jesse Patterson 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
here's the largest riders group in your area, Please never write such an embarrassing review again, nyceboarding dot com.
Alex C
Alex C 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Mikołaj Koliński
Mikołaj Koliński 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
NYC streets during rush hours!
Sudarshan Chaubey
Sudarshan Chaubey 6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
He should skate in urban areas.
Adam Macias
Adam Macias 26 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
4:30 sounds like they weren't braking but breaking.
Derek G
Derek G ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
None of this matters if they literally won’t break when you need it the most. That alone is a deal breaker, regardless of anything else.
Mr. Majestic
Mr. Majestic ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Well, if she aint the cutest lil girlboi I've ever seen!
Garrett Allain
Garrett Allain 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Overpriced. Just get a Meepo.
Jason Adihetty
Jason Adihetty 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
People who dont know about esk8 would buy this!!😂
Theocerbo 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The Inboard M1 had a braking resistor to deal with the full battery regen problem. As far as I know no one takes care of this serious safety issue or even really communicates about it.
赖才政 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
ameater enginering,just garbege compared boosted
B. Lee
B. Lee 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Evolve or Exway💪
TicTac Tech
TicTac Tech 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
boosted is DEAD
DarekTube1 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Just remember to screw those wheels with confidence, you don't want them to fall of...
Chris Rathjan
Chris Rathjan 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
First time viewer of the channel. I assume that the presenter isn't familiar with Esk8. Braking for long distances on full battery has always been an issue. There should be some space left in battery pack for this but most people want to ride the board for longer and want it as full as possible. You will need to disconnect the charger early or run the battery pack down a bit if you lived at the top of a hill.
Nikki Boy
Nikki Boy 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This ad is paid by dot . Piss off you scam artist.
Esk8 Jaimes
Esk8 Jaimes 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Regen Brake failure is scary, more people should talk about this.
Ted Thomas
Ted Thomas 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You can get boards that do 30mph for $600...
Grayson Carr
Grayson Carr 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Over $1000 even for the small one? What the heck.
J O 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That’s sooo not wort it...
Manolo Sanchez
Manolo Sanchez 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
To compete with boosted it has to be cheaper, not more expensive. Check out the WowGo 3x for a legitimate boosted board competitor
Lyle Staufer
Lyle Staufer 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$1500? Dude, why would I not buy a motorcycle at that cost? That's why a skateboarder isn't reviewing this
Mariano Hernandez
Mariano Hernandez 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1,000+ for no waterproof and no real breaks... yeah I’ll go with the boosted board
Mariano Hernandez
Mariano Hernandez 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
First one...1,000 okbye
Cheri Mm
Cheri Mm 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
People have been warned this would happen more and more it wont stop here niether
Rahul Kumar
Rahul Kumar 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$1500 for an electric skateboard? My ebike was just a bit more than that and I get 40 miles of range and 28mph and won’t kill me if the battery is full. The brake system on this sounds downright frightening.
Thomas Hougaard
Thomas Hougaard 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nothing compared to BioBoards 🤷‍♂️
Skyler Holman
Skyler Holman 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Did I just see a micro usb? WTH?
EzekielChow 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Get a Wowgo board, Backfire board, Exway board. Don't waste your time and money here. Btw these boards here brake when you brake, not vibrate your controller ffs
Cameron Murphy
Cameron Murphy 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$1200, 18 miles per hour My Wowgo cost me $340 and can do 22 easy.
Dylan Greenemeier
Dylan Greenemeier 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow that's dog doo for 1g+
Matthew Ternouth
Matthew Ternouth 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Could you guys review boards that are more affordable like Backfire, Meepo, Ownboard etc, rather than these boards which cost ridiculous amounts,
James Aseltine II
James Aseltine II 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Should have a mechanical gear and break system so as not to depend on electronic components
James Aseltine II
James Aseltine II 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Brutally honest, should use a wii remote instead
Alex Williams
Alex Williams 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
As someone who has been active in the e-sk8 community for the better part of 6 years, I would strongly advise people NOT to buy this board solely based on this review. It's a well-produced review, but the board isn't.
Thien Pham
Thien Pham 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
For that kind of money, I would rather get a Evolve skateboard!
TheSpore35 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
yeah this is not gonna dethrone boosted anytime soon
Jonathan Vaucher
Jonathan Vaucher 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
LOL ! What the heck in the world can justify such a steep price. These are hub motors. The smaller one could cost 300 USD with both motors. Rip off. The times of 1200 USD hub driven board are long gone. Just buy a Wowgo 3 for 500$, you get both motor and a much better board.
Brandon Lee Sanders
Brandon Lee Sanders 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yeah.... You lost me at $1,200 for the dinky model
Bryan Edition TV
Bryan Edition TV 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Mellow board is better in every aspect, price too🔥🔥
Julian P
Julian P 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Boosted never had the throne, they’re overpriced, cheaply made boards.
stayfocus18 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
is this a joke... this is way overpriced
Michael Xu
Michael Xu 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@The Verge why can't you just run the motors for a little bit until the battery reaches a manageable level before going downhill?
Zonashi 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dem wheels wack team boosted. Team one wheel
Zonashi 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dat remote also lame as hell fix it
Ron Gorai
Ron Gorai 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Stealth for life
PSYCHO 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ted Thomas
Ted Thomas 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I can live with faulty breaks, micro usb, hell no.
Daniel Florea
Daniel Florea 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Uh, ehm, uhm..... Boostedboard ?
mario Nhs
mario Nhs 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Don't use a electric skateboard for downhill... problem fixed.
CarpMo 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Boosted is still mostly cheaper and the small one is cheaper and better like ok...
LONE VV0LF 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Are you Fortnine’s little sister? 🤔
Josh Ommen
Josh Ommen 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If only I knew how to ride one. lol Maybe I will try one day!
Mat O'Flynn
Mat O'Flynn 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is awesome! Great video.
Hal Jurgensen
Hal Jurgensen 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca from Verge, this is either a paid advertisement or you must have little to no researching ability. I bought an electric skateboard, specifically a Meepo V3 back in September for $429 BRAND NEW shipped to my door. It goes 31 mph, it has 10-12 miles of range (standard battery). You can get the extended range battery for $200 more and have 20-25 miles of range. This is more extremely overpriced junk from another company that is trying to cash in on the clueless esk8 consumer.
Joseph Kroll
Joseph Kroll 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Man these would be so cool to have as a kid
PsyniiGianni Scott
PsyniiGianni Scott 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have a Kaly, Metroboard X, 2 customs from Psychotiller, a Raptor 2.0. Every one of them has better specs than these boards. Granted I paid more for them but once you start talking about $1500 dollars there are plenty of boards you can get with better specs for around that price and cheaper. I guess these boards will be a good fit for someone.
MY world my way visuals
MY world my way visuals 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Sorry that board cant take out boosted
Karl Queyquep
Karl Queyquep 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'd rather get an exway lol
Bmo Baby
Bmo Baby 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Just get a boosted board..
Dusan Baic
Dusan Baic 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
To solve regen brake problem when going downhill at 100%, they can offer an option to charge battery only up to 90% to give that space for brakes to work. Onewheel offers this on their boards.
ThatGuyGlenn 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I wish inboard was still a thing
Armstrong Family
Armstrong Family 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dot must be a California company with those prices
Joshua Willis
Joshua Willis 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This guy really knows a lot about this skateboard
cg_funk 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow, I was impressed until you mentioned the most critical flaw ever. No brakes when the battery is full!???! Ridiculous!
Andy Mesa
Andy Mesa 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Costs as much as an e-bike with a quarter of the range. Nah, thanks.
Kincudi 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I like what they have here, but for anyone who knows anything about electric skateboards there are a TON of much better options. If they can get the price way down they’ll be a better competitor. Keep up the good work.
Kyler Pan
Kyler Pan 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this review is not accurate as somebody who doesnt know anything about electric skateboards cant speak to them. This board is absolutely not worth its price. GL getting sales
Guto Amorim
Guto Amorim 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Boosted board has exactly the same problem.
spike17spiegel 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
When I see Becca in the video...I’m watching! 😎🤙🏼
Orodorot 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Makes me appreciate the Boosted Board even more. Dot even waterproof🧐. I’ve ridden through rainstorms, snow etcand the boosted charged up the next day like nothing happen. Also, the BMS on Boosted is excellent, especially going downhills
Mike's Road Trip
Mike's Road Trip 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What a great video, you are such a great presenter for being so young. I can’t even imagine how scary that must’ve been with the brakes not working going so fast. Kudos for not freaking out and crashing.
Rifqi Taqiuddin
Rifqi Taqiuddin 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Umm. Check out Wowgo 3x or any meepo. Those already Dethrone boosted in my opinion
Tom Heal
Tom Heal 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How is the biggest one a drop through?
J Solo
J Solo 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Who's the daike
Daquan Morris
Daquan Morris 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Too little too late but u really like the small screen?!
Boris Knapp
Boris Knapp 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So they're late to the game, not standing out in any way and haven't even figured out some basics like braking. Not even the price is competitive. Why is it kinda sick again?
Black Phillip
Black Phillip 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1:35 What? Try 60lbs Unicycles :D
Nameless Vermillion
Nameless Vermillion 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dethrone? Who ever thinks Boosted is king, is crazy.
Ethan 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Not gonna be hard. Boosted didn’t do to well with the Rev
soandso 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
all these "problems" dont seem to phase me and others with our electric skateboards, boosted or not
soandso 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Im sure every company is trying to dethrone boosted but always has some caveat that shuts them from doing so
Wirth It Productions
Wirth It Productions 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's so incredibly easy to just surge that little bit of power the breaks would make when the battery is full, that it makes me question whether or not the wheels will start to fall off.
Jasper Lilienfeld
Jasper Lilienfeld 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm glad there's competition but the base model is far too expensive. My Boosted mini X was £950. That's expensive but $1200 for the basis model is ludicrous. Also, if they really want to take on boosted then need to develop their technology for all their boards. Once you own a boosted board you quickly realise that their priorities lie with the long boards. For instance, their new 21mm wheels are fully compatible with the smaller boards. Optimistic to see where this goes.
TacEsk8 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
There are way better options than this
S B 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Maybe my understanding is wrong, but if you're going too fast, instead of using regenerative braking, would it be possible to hit the accelerator to have the motor try and limit it's speed? Or is that wrong?
NoFaceKira. 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Anthony Mason
Anthony Mason 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why would I spend that kind of money. For those specs? When I can get a cheaper board with better specs..
Justin Sung
Justin Sung 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@The Verge if you are going to make electric skateboard videos, at least make them about boards that are widely considered by the eskate community and are actually GOOD, and stop trying to sell people out to some mediocre, overpriced eskate company that clearly sponsored you to make this video.
Corey Anderies
Corey Anderies 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Calling that board a Cadillac is a joke, that's more like an old civic
Grimur Norddahl
Grimur Norddahl 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
they should add a big ristance that can burn power from the breakes if the battery cant handle the power
Lorenzo Martani
Lorenzo Martani 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Are you really going to use an electric skateboard in the hills? Just get a longboard!
Saindo da Rota
Saindo da Rota 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Evolve > Boosted
Pamier 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
lol if u ride an electric skateboard, you don't skate
Adrian Mc
Adrian Mc 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
it's how much...
Kedar Kshirsagar
Kedar Kshirsagar 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So.... The Cadillacs have braking issues too?
Josue Flores
Josue Flores 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The thing with regenerative breaking is strange to me. I'm really glad they mentioned it because I'm constantly hearing horror stories about the brakes not working but to my knowledge this issue is the case with ALL e-boards
Jack Hanington
Jack Hanington 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Onewheel >
Sanket Kumbhar
Sanket Kumbhar 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
seems legit
Aarav Dudeja
Aarav Dudeja 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why are they so expensive? Most people cant even buy these...............
hyperspace36 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The concept itself is great, and I also love the design - but those prices?? I feel like the sweetspot would be around 200 € and then adding up for extra battery and motors. Hardly anyone is going to buy a 1500 € + skateboard (!!). That can get you a very good MTB or even electric bike which is much more useful than just a "fun toy"... Also its dangerous that the brakes dont work down the hill cause basically thats the only time you use the brakes - when going fast downhill.. yeah. Fatal flaw.
MisterX 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
unfair to title this way a review that is mostly positive...
J L 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This board is a joke compared to whats on the market already. Do some homework Verge!
Sébastien 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So you can't break if your battery is full. That makes sense. What a clever product for 1500$.
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