Details On “Z-board” Electric Skateboard $499

What is the ZBoard?
The ZBoard is the weight-sensing electric skateboard.

How do you ride the ZBoard?
Simply lean forward to go and lean back to stop.

How does the ZBoard
work?
The ZBoard’s deck includes front and rear foot pads. Each foot pad evaluates how much force the rider is applying and sends this information to the onboard micro-controller which dictates the speed of the electric motor.

How do I go on the ZBoard?
Leaning on the front foot pad begins acceleration. Acceleration is completely variable meaning you can cruise at any pace.

How do I stop on the ZBoard?
Leaning back kicks in regenerative braking, allowing the rider to stop on a downhill.

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