The Boosted Dual is a high-quality, if slightly dated electric skateboard in the upper-level price range.
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Pro It can handle large inclines
Riders are able to go up hills at a 20% grade or less with this board. Which is great for those that want to use one in hilly areas.
Pro Regenerative braking
When the brakes are used, the battery is recharged with the generated energy. This allows the user to get longer battery life, which can help one travel further or save on charge time.
Pro True flexible longboard design
Most longboarders prefer a flexible design. Flex is subjective, and while you may like it or hate it, Boosted does not let you pick flex for your specific weight or flex preference.
Pro You can use it as a regular skateboard
When the battery is dead, it can be ridden like a regular skateboard.
Pro Awesome customer support
Boosted has great customer support and help forums. You can ask questions about the board, handling updates, and advising potential fixes.
Pro You can add various integrations
You can use the USB port on the board for various third-party accessories, such as LED lights.
Pro Adjustable max speed
The board is equipped with adjustable power limits, ensuring there’s a riding mode that’s appropriate for users of every skill level.
Pro High quality components
The Boosted Dual comes with a loaded Vanguard deck, Caliber trucks and Orangatang wheels as well as two brushless motors. While the price may be seen as steep, what you get in comparison to other boards are nice components that are meant to last.
Pro Beautifully designed
The Boosted Board has a very appealing design with bright colors. It looks very similar to a regular longboard, so it doesn't draw too much unwanted attention.
Pro Fast charging
The board can be charged from empty to full in as little as 30 minutes. This makes charging time shorter than riding time if you’re using Eco mode.
Pro Very light
This board only weighs about 15 lbs, but can move at speeds up to 20 MPH. Boards with similar top speeds usually weigh two to three times as much as the Boosted Board.
Pro Remote that works well in the dark
The remote is equipped with LED lights, so it can be seen in the dark. It comes with an ergonomic thumbwheel that controls speed as well as direction. The LED display shows how much battery life is left.
Con Not waterproof – only water-resistant
The bearings and bamboo deck can be affected by water damage, although the motor is advertised as water-resistant.
Con Battery eats up faster then the app says
You end up going like 3 miles till the battery is 50% and then you have to head back so you don't get stuck carrying it.
Huge investment to make.
Con Large and heavy
The Boosted Dual (2nd Gen) weighs 13.4 to 14.7 lb (depending on the model), and is the length of a longboard (38 inches). This will feel very large to most skateboard owners.