The Skatemaster FT-2 is an electric skateboard that reaches breakneck speeds of up to 11 MPH and has a range of about 7 miles. It takes between 3-6 hours to charge and comes with an awkward looking handheld transmitter that controls the sealed electric motor. You use the trigger to both accelerate and decelerate your speed, so there's no need to put your foot down. It'll run you about $290 or so and is awesome. Almost as awesome as the electric scooter I used to have. Which, on a scale of awesomeness, was right up there with falling down a flight of stairs in front of a pretty girl and getting stabbed in the gut with a flathead screwdriver.
Skatemaster - the lazy dude's sk8tr rig [redferret]
I'm sure many of you have already heard about the Volt, Chevy's stab at an electric car. In case you didn't, here's some info:
The Concept Chevy Volt, with its revolutionary E-Flex Propulsion System, will be different than any previous electric vehicle because it will use a l... / Continue →
Faced with the problem of long charge times for electric vehicles vs. the immediacy of pumping gas, lab-coated, taped-glasses scientists at MIT have developed an electric power "goo" that can be pumped into electric cars for an immediate charge. Me? Two boner pills and a beer... / Continue →
The Electric Cruiser from Mademoto is a wheel that runs on a battery so you can pull yourself around when you're on rollerblades, roller-skates, Heelys, or whatever-the-hell else is out there. It's basically an electric scooter with nothing to stand on (and no cooler). I can'... / Continue →