Skatebolt Electric Skateboard Review | (All Models)

Haven’t heard about Skateboard Electric Skateboards before? Well you are a bit to learn a whole lot about these sleek, affordable electric skateboards. 

Sure, these boards aren’t Boosted Board level, but we sure think they put up a good case to be one of the best affordable electric skateboards that still have top specifications on the market. 

As we said, Skatebolt electric skateboards are mid range, moderately priced electric skateboards. The price starts at $399, a fraction of the price of a Boosted or other high end e-skateboards whilst still having impressive power and being great quality, long lasting boards.

Still shopping around? Check out some of our other electric skateboard model reviews like the Backfire, Teamgee H9 and Boosted Mini X reviews.

At a Glance: 

Comparing the Different Skatebolt Electric Skateboard Models

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  • 28 mph speed
  • 15 mile range
  • 26 mph speed
  • 24 mile range
  • 12.4 mph speed
  • up to 9.3 mile range
  • 18.6 mph speed
  • 13.6 mile range

Quick Specs

  • Speed: 26 mph
  • Range: 24 miles 
  • Hill Climbing: 25%
  • Weight: 19.5 lbs
  • Weight Limit: 280 lbs  
4.5/5

Quality

Speed

Ease of Use

Cost

Basically the Skatebolt Tornado II is an upgraded model of Skatebolt’s Tornado II model.

In our opinion the Skatebolt Tornado II offers everything you can want in an electric skateboard. It is fast, charges quickly and has a long range for hours of fun. It is user friendly and easy to operate. Everything you can need for at an unbeatable price!

About the Skatebolt Tornado Pro

The Skatebolt Tornado Pro is a top quality board made from 8 layers of northeast maple, giving it strength and durability. The board is strong enough to support weights of up to 280 lbs. At 39 inches, it is your standard longboard size.

The Tornado Pro has a wider than usual deck, which gives you that added stability and comfort whilst riding.  The 90mm wheels also add to the smooth riding experience gliding over uneven surfaces and absorbing vibrations. Even after riding a few 100 miles, the wheels have held up nicely, showing little wear and tear.

The impressive sleek black exterior gives it a really nice appeal, whilst the grip tape keeps your feet locked in place. 

The Tornado Pro has a maximum range of up to 24 miles in medium mode. The top speed of 26 mph is lightning quick and the motors of the board can glide you up steep 25% incline hills with ease.

The dual 500w hub motors make hill climbing never easier.

Decide between the two modes of riding: normal and sport.

With normal mode enjoy cruising speeds of up to 13 miles per hour, the perfect speed for commuting navigating in and out of crowds.

Activate sports mode when you want that added adrenalin rush. Travel up to 25 mph whilst on sport mode.

The 4 brake modes also tailor the intensity of braking. Choose a lower mode for softer braker, or higher for a stronger, more sudden brake.

All of these features are controlled using the handheld remote. You can view speed, battery. Braking and riding modes on the LCD screen and choose cruise control modes or turn on the taillights with a click of a button.

A cool bonus feature are the taillights. Ride at night without worrying about visibility issues, as the tail lights keep you illuminated. The 2 red lights will blink when you are braking.

Pros

  • High speed
  • Climbs hills very well
  • Top quality, solid build and construction
  • Good value for your money

Cons

  • Not waterproof
  • Heavy board - not fun to carry around 

Quick Specs

  • Speed: 28 mph 
  • Range: 15 miles 
  • Charging Time: 2-3 hours
  • Weight: 21 lbs 
  • Weight Limit: 264 lbs  
4.8/5

Quality

Speed

Ease of Use

Cost

Now we move onto the Skatebolt Breeze II.

What makes this board different initially is the construction and build of the Skatebolt Breeze II. It has a more modern look and feel to it.

The Skatebolt Breeze II is constructed from bamboo with two layers of glass fibre sandwiches around the bamboo. The difference between this and Canadian maple boards, is the bamboo offers more flexibility. It is actually 3x more expensive material than maple wood, and gives a nice combination of flexibility and strength.

The Breeze II is also extremely fast and long range.

The speed of 28 mph is higher than the Tornado II, yet the range of 15 miles in medium mode is slightly less. Yet again, the powerful dual 350W motors means that hill climbing is easily done with hills of up to a 30% hill grade.

The board has 100mm wheels which ensure your ride is smooth and comfortable.

The Breeze II has a slide start function. This is when you self-start the board whilst riding for a few seconds the board will automatically turn on. This gives a less jaunting feeling especially if you are new to electric skateboarding.

When braking select any of the 4 modes: ranging strong to soft. The braking is easily adjusted on the handheld remote.

This board also comes with a handheld remote. The LCD screen lets you check the speed and range, whilst showing battery capacity of the board and remote and allowing you to switch between riding and braking modes. 

Like the Tornado, the Breeze II has 2 built-in tail lights for night riding that keep you illuminated and visible and flash when you break.

Regenerative braking is another cool feature that works to charge the battery as you are braking.

Pros

  • Bamboo and fibreglass materials are flexible yet strong
  • Great speed
  • Comes with thick 100mm wheels for bumpy surfaces, and an extra set of 90mm wheels
  • Cruise control function 

Cons

  • Heavy board
  • Some remote connectivity issues

Quick Specs

  • Speed: 12.4 mph 
  • Range: 9.3 miles 
  • Charging Time: 1.5 hours
  • Weight: 7.9 lbs 
  • Size: 20 inches
4/5

Quality

Speed

Ease of Use

Cost

The Skatebolt Mini is Skatebolt’s addition to the mini electric skateboard market. With a weight of 7.9 lbs, this mini board is superb if you are looking for a lightweight, compact electric skateboard that you can take everywhere with you.

It is only 20 inches, so can fit in a bag and takes up hardly any space.

The Skatebolt Mini has a max speed of 12.4 mph and a max range of 9.3 miles on a single charge which is very impressive for a mini board. 

For a mini sized board, I found that it is still good for hill climbing and can conquer hills of up to 20 degrees.

It is a remote controlled electric skateboard. For convenience you can use the remote to check the speed and battery capacity on the LCD screen. The cruise control function also allows you to travel with ease, with a press of a button you can keep riding at the same speed.

The board is made from a solid 7 play layers of maple wood. This build makes it strong and solid for both adult and child riding, yet flexible enough that you can ride this board without electric function and it still feels like a regular electric skateboard.

At a very affordable price, the Skatebolt Mini is a really great small sized electric skateboard. 

The ability to take this board on a plane as a bonus.

Pros

  • Great for commuting
  • Lightweight and small
  • Fast charging
  • TSA Approved

Cons

  • Sensitive remote control - speed drops a fair bit just by adjusting a little so takes a bit of getting used to
  • Lower weight capacity

Quick Specs

  • Speed: 18.6 mph 
  • Range: 13.6 miles 
  • Charge Time: 2 hours
  • Weight: 14.6 lbs 
  • Weight Limit: 280 lbs  
3.7/5

Quality

Speed

Ease of Use

Cost

The Skatebolt S3 is the entry level skateboard produced by Skatebolt. It has a simple yet still sleek design with impressive specifications at an affordable price.

The S3 is a longboard sized electric skateboard at a length of 38 inches. It is made from an 8 layer Canadian maple material that is strong and flexible. It can withstands weight capacities of up to 280 lbs, making it a great choice for most people.

The stylish design with the bright green wheels makes it eye catching.

Despite being an entry level board, the S3 still delivers great performance. It has a top speed of 18.6 mph is great for both beginners and intermediate riders whilst the hill climbing capacity of 15 degrees is enough to seamlessly glide up hills.

The range of 13.6 miles, is still impressive and sufficient enough to make it a good commuters board. 

The S3 has 2 modes of riding: low and high to control the speed of the board to suit your preference. The speed is controlled wit the handheld remote, and speed is adjusted by the button on the side.

With only a 2 hour charging time, you will be spending more time on the board, than waiting extensive charging periods which is always a bonus.

The board is one of Skatebolt’s lightest electric skateboards (except for the mini board) and weighs a light 14.6 lbs. The light weight makes it desirable for transporting around with you.

Pros

  • Great entry level electric skateboard
  • Strong with a 280 lb weight capacity
  • Moderate top speed and range
  • Lightweight 
  • Good commuters board choice

Cons

  • Not a great choice for advanced riders

Frequently Asked Questions about Skatebolt Electric Skateboards


Does Skatebolt Offer Customer Service?

Skatebolt has a 6 month after service guarantee with the purchase of each of their electric skateboards.

Does Skatebolt Offer Warranty on their Electric Skateboards?

Skatebolt Electric Skateboards come with a 6 month warranty on all of their electric skateboards. The warranty covers manufacturing defects, electrical failures as well as other manufacturing issues.

What is the Fastest SkateBolt Electric Skateboard? 

The fastest Skatebolt electric skateboard is the Skatebolt Tornado Pro.

This board has a max speed of 28 miles per hour.

What is the Longest Range Skatebolt Board?

The Skatebolt board that has the highest range is the Tornado Pro which has a max range of 24 miles when traveling on medium mode. 

Are Skatebolt Electric Skateboards Waterproof?

Unfortunately Skatebolt Electric Skateboards are not waterproof. Contact with water can potentially damage the board and the wheels.

Check with each electric skateboard before you purchase as some electronics may have sufficient waterproof casing, whilst others may not.

Our Finals Thoughts on Skatebolt

Skatebolt asserts itself in the electric skateboard market as a leader in producing moderately priced electric skateboards that deliver quality and great performance.

Skatebolt’s 4 main electric skateboard models all have different strengths that suit different buyers depending on their criteria and preferences.

The Tornado Pro offers great speed, range and hill climbing. 

The Breeze II also offers a slightly faster top speed, yet has a smaller range.

Their speed and range make it the best choice for a commuter board or for those that want an adrenaline rush. 

These two boards are our personal favorite skatebolt electric skateboards. 

On the other hand, if you are looking for a smaller sized electric skateboard, whether you are shopping for a child or a board that you can easily transport then the Skatebolt Mini is your choice.

Finally the S3, which makes a really good entry level electric skateboard with its simplistic riding modes, is great for learning the ropes of electric skateboard riding. Yet it still have decent specifications for when you progress.

Hopefully our guide on Skatebolt electric skateboards has given you all the information you need on these boards and helps point you towards the best one for you.