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The companion app available (for iOS and Android) seems to be more an afterthought, as it does not really connect to the board in any functional way. It does not receive data from the board and it does not allow for changing of settings or upgrading of firmware. Mainly it is an app meant for tracking your usage, such a distances gone or areas ridden (which is recorded through GPS on ones phone, which isn’t always super accurate on speeds and mileage). There has also been a lot of reports of the Android app crashing constantly, so for Android users, better apps are out there for tracking of the users rides. See More
The Evolves 42 volt battery is quite large and offers a good amount of power. Enough to get the board to a 31 mile max range and a top speed of 26mph+. This is the current top range (as of Nov. 2016) for electric skateboards, making the Evolve one of the leaders when considering battery life and power. See More
Evolve offers a multitude of videos on how to change out parts on their boards, making for an easy way to learn how to properly keep it maintained. Coupled with the fact that plenty of spare parts are sold, it should be easy enough for any rider to obtain needed parts and fix their own boards when parts wear out. See More
The warranty available lasts for six months from the time of purchase, while not the longest warranty, there have been few complaints of the company not fulfilling their requirements. The warranty is listed on their site as covering "all defects in material and workmanship" for that six month period. See More
There is no way to swap out the battery pack on this board. This means that there is no way to extend ones ride with a hot swappable extra battery pack. This also means the board will need to be sent in for service when the original batteries in the board will no longer hold a charge, as there are no replacement batteries sold to the consumer. See More
The remote is equipped with an LCD screen that feels much more advanced than your standard interface. This makes for a remote that is easy to glance at for information such as battery life or speed. That way the rider does not need to distract themselves in order to gain important information. See More
For long-boarders who prefer a flexible board, the rigidity of the board can be an issue. A flexible board is a smoother less bumpy ride at slow speeds but the stiffer board offers more stability riding at higher speeds and carving around sharp turns. See More
For those that would like to push kick there will be a slight resistance to moving the board due to the belt drive train. This is something to consider for those that wish to use the board non-powered a lot. This is an inherent problem with all belt drive systems. See More
Conversion kits, wheels, bearings, belts, chargers, hubcaps, inter tubes, battery casing, all parts for trucks (including bushings), are all parts you can order from their site, covering just about everything other than the motor itself. This is great for anyone who may lose or break any part of the board, as the spare parts are available and easily ordered. See More
A 40" long board created out of custom molded carbon fiber and kevlar. This makes for a light deck thanks to the lightweight materials used, but also allows for strength of the deck, making sure it will not snap or break. Fastened underneath the deck is the battery, which has its own custom casing that adds little thickness to the board, though it does add considerable weight (as all batteries do). The batteries casing allows the rider to feel confident that water and other debris will not enter the casing or interfere with the batteries or encased wiring. Overall, a well thought out design with craftsmanship to match, that exudes toughness and reliability in its construction. See More
The customer service is quite good with Evolve, they tend to be pretty responsive and work with the customer when there are issues. Compared to some other popular boards that still have issue in this area, Evolve may be a good choice for those that wish to not have that to deal with. See More
This board goes pretty fast at 31 miles an hour, if you hydroplane or slip on a wet surface, there is a good chance you can get hurt falling off the board at that speed. This is why the manufacturer recommends not riding the board when it is wet outside.This is why the manufacturer recommends not riding the board when it is wet outside. See More
There are two companion apps on offer, one for Android and one for iOS. This app will allow you to link up to social media, fiends who may also have an Evolve board as well as keep track of rides taken, with GPS. This can be convenient for those that want to keep track of how far they ride and where they have been riding. See More
A quick charger is available for purchase as an optional accessory that will allow one to charge the board in around 3 hours. This is 1-2 hours faster than the stock charger, which may appeal to those looking to save time charging their device. See More
While the flex of a board like the Boosted can be great, It is not the best at speeds such as 42km/h, the GT's top speed with 97mm wheels. It can also be seen as a con for some people who just want to ride a board at decent speeds. Mainly the rigidity helps when going fast, as there will be less wobble or flex, which can easily throw the rider off their board, something no one wants at high speeds. See More
It's made of carbon fiber, which has a famous reputation for being indestructible. Though that reputation is a bit of an exaggeration, it's still very strong because though carbon fiber is 40% lighter than aluminum, it is roughly ten times stronger. See More
never shipped my original board bought FOUR YEAR AGO/ See More
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You can configure the board to meet your personal preferences by setting the exact acceleration level, braking level, and top speed. It also offers readouts of your remaining range, odometer, trip distance, top speed, and lights for a truly personalized riding experience. See More
I have owned the WINboard Lynx for a bit now and it's been an amazing board! It's easy to take with my around the city as when I get on a train it can tuck between my legs or beside the seat without taking up the space or being awkward to carry like a long board. At first I was prepared to see half of what the company claimed for it's speed and range as that just seems to be common deception tactics by most companies these days but to my surprise it has been very accurate and I even get a bit more range out of it when using it casually. Even when going fast and really giving it some it will reached the ranges it advertises and I consistently get between 22-26km on a single charge. The remote is really nice too. It's easy to read and tell you speed, battery levels, speed mode and even an odometer so you can see how far the board has gone in it's life. Another good thing is the speed modes are well tuned. So many boards I have ridden and the low speed is absolutely useless but the Lynx in it's lowest speed is more like a brisk walk so it's perfect to use in areas with high foot traffic. I'd give this board a 10/10 since I use it almost every day now. See More
$829 USD including shipping from the usa site or $1159 AUD including shipping from the Aussie site. For that price and the performance/quality of this board you really can't go wrong. Plus unlike other chinese brands, WINboard actually has local warranty and support setup for multiple countries. They don't plan to just take your money and disappear which so many have done in the past. See More
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