Archives mensuelles : avril, 2015

Electronic Longboard Maintenance – Clean your bearings!

Bearings are an important part of the riding. These give a smooth and predictive riding while also optimizing your battery life. So, you want to have them cleaned and lubrified regularly. Good news is that this is an easy task that would not take you more than 15 minutes once you get used. You need…


The Color Run Electronic Longboard Session in Paris

A short electric long boarding session to spread the color run love around you. A good opportunity to try my new 12S 5AH battery built by assembling two 6S 5AH in series in my DIY electronic longboard and confirm as well that the Evolve Carbon street is just the perfect board to cruise around. Kegels…


Sector 9 wheels 76mm 78A on Evolve Carbon Street Review

I got my hands on a set of hype : Sector 9 wheels in 76mm with 78A durometer. I am riding for about one year an Evolve Carbon street electric longboard with the stock – state of the art, beautiful- Orangatang Kegel 80mm/80A (the orange ones). I am getting used to this combo, and have to admit…


Happy Easter Electronic Longboarding Session in Paris

Happy easter folks ! Two sunny days off to test my new electronic longboard build and have fun cruising in Paris. We had a fun ride with our friend Cyrille who is riding a Evolve Carbon street with 90mm Flywheels. Enjoy the video of the easter session. Watch it in HD. Song is M83 – I…


Tutorial : How to build your own enclosure to host your electronics !

I spent a lot of time searching for the perfect enclosure that will host my electronic DIY longboard electronics. I looked at almost every hard drive enclosure, boxes, tupperware stuff… and I found one which is perfectly fitting the requirements : sleek, low height and can be opened on demand without any tool, just by…


Tutorial : How to properly init your APS ESC with a GT2B controller ?

I was doing it wrong for months. Sometimes lucky, sometimes not – at the end it worked, just didn’t know why. I hate these repetitive beep sound… so annoying when you want to power your board in the street.. sounds like a RC car initialization… but well… it is ! truth is that we are just…