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Secret tips for beginners: the best electric skateboards for starters!

As a beginner, choosing the right electric skateboard is of great importance to get a good start in this exciting hobby. There are many different models on the market that vary greatly in their features and prices.


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In this blog post we will discuss the most important characteristics of a beginner electric skateboard and share our top tip to help you decide.


 
  • Introduction

  • The different types of beginner electric skateboards

  • What to look for when choosing the best beginner electric skateboard

  • Our insider tips for beginners: The best electric skateboards

  • Advantages and disadvantages of beginner electric skateboards

  • Conclusion

 

I. Introduction


As a beginner, choosing the right electric skateboard is of great importance to get a good start in this exciting hobby. There are many different models on the market that vary greatly in their features and prices. In this blog post we will discuss the most important characteristics of a beginner electric skateboard and share our top tip to help you decide.



A good beginner electric skateboard will help you get used to electric skateboarding quickly and gain the confidence to ride the streets and trails. It will also ensure you have a good time and enjoy your new electric longboard or shortboard.


What are the most important characteristics of a beginner electric skateboard?




By considering these important qualities, you can ensure that you find the best beginner electric skateboard for your needs. In our next few sections we will cover the different types of beginner e-skateboards and what to look for when choosing the best beginner e-board.



II. The different types of beginner electric skateboards


Beginner electric skateboards come in a variety of styles. In this section we will introduce the different types of beginner boards and explain their advantages and disadvantages.



Shortboards tend to be cheaper than other types of electric skateboards. However, they are not necessarily recommended for beginners, as the small contact surface makes it difficult to maintain balance. If you choose a shortboard as a beginner, you should make sure that it has sufficient width and a stable deck.



Longboards have a wider platform compared to shortboards, which allows for a more stable and enjoyable riding experience. Since they have a larger contact surface, you can learn to keep your balance better. Longboards are usually a little more expensive than shortboards, but they are recommended as a beginner's board as long as the price is reasonable.



Penny boards are extra cheap electric skateboards that often cost less than $400. They are usually available as shortboards, but there are also penny boards in longboard format. If you choose a penny board as a beginner, you should make sure that the quality does not suffer because of the low price. We have already published a post about Penny Boards on E-Skateboardsgermany.



By choosing the right type of electric skateboard as a beginner, you can have a better riding experience from the start and progress faster.



III. What to look for when choosing the best beginner electric skateboard


There are a few important factors to consider when shopping for the best beginner electric skateboard. Here are some things to look out for:


weight and height


The weight and size of a beginner electric skateboard are important factors when choosing the right board. A good beginner board should be large enough to provide a stable footing, making it easier for the beginner to balance. However, a lighter board can provide better maneuverability. In our blog we have already written a post about the difference between longboard and shortboard, which can help when choosing a beginner electric skateboard.


engine and battery


Motorization is one of the most important things on a beginner board. The engine should be powerful enough for your needs and controllable. It is important that the beginner is supported in learning to drive. A built-in beginner mode in ESC, which limits power and top speed, can help the beginner learn to drive. In our reviews we will touch on the presence of such a mode.


deck and trucks


The deck and trucks of the beginner electric skateboard are also important factors when choosing. There is a distinction between flexible or rigid decks. A flexible deck is better for beginners as it absorbs shock and makes riding more comfortable. The trucks are less important as they can be tightened or loosened as you like.




wheel size and material


Most beginner boards only come with polyurethane road tires for cost reasons. However, Cloudwheels can be even better as they can provide additional shock absorption. Nevertheless, road tires are good for learning because they offer great grip thanks to their large contact area. Off-road tires are not necessary for beginners, as they are usually only used on the road at first.


brakes


Brakes are always important, even for the beginner. It is important to offer the beginner the opportunity to slow down in a controlled manner and easily. Various driving modes can limit the braking strength and thus make braking easier for beginners. In our reviews we touch on the presence of brakes and driving modes.



IV. Our insider tips for beginners: The best electric skateboards


Beginners looking for the perfect electric skateboard may be overwhelmed by the sheer variety on offer. Therefore, we have put together some of our insider tips that we can recommend after extensive tests and research.




The Teamgee H20 Mini is a shortboard with a power of 900W and a range of 26km. Priced at $399.00, it offers excellent value for money. The board is lightweight and easy to transport, making it a great choice for commuters.





The Meepo Shuffle V4S is a longboard with a power of 1080W and a range of 24km. Priced at €399, it is also very affordable. The board offers relatively good performance and long range for the price range, making it a great choice for longer rides.




The Possway T3 is another longboard with a power of 1000W and a range of 24km. It offers high performance and good range at an affordable price. The built-in ESC offers a smooth ride, making it a great choice for both beginner and intermediate riders.




V. Advantages and disadvantages of beginner electric skateboards