Catégorie : Tutoriels

Comment éviter le décallage de votre embase moteur – How to avoid alignment issues of your drive mount ?

Avec le temps, la partie que j’appellerai embase moteur (partie sur laquelle vous fixez le moteur, qui est elle même fixée au truck) a tendance à se décaler et prendre de l’angle. C’est assez problématique car il est important d’avoir un parfait alignement entre la courroie, l’engrenage roue et poulie moteur. Il existe plusieurs raisons…


True Color LED integration on your electronic longboard !

As you now, I am a big fan of true color LED on my electric longboard, not only for the tuning look but also because when you onboard true color LED banners which could be programmed with an Arduino… it is just sleek and awesome. Cruising in the evening in Paris with the board illuminated is a…


What about a stunning DIY electronic long boarding enclosure ?

I assume, as a fan reader of my blog, you already know the basics to make your own battery enclosure. I take this opportunity to share with you my ESC and electronics enclosure. I did this quickly while waiting for my two upcoming VESC. But I wanted to ride, so here is what I did. Hope…


Réalisez votre propre cache de batterie en résine – Make your own awesome battery enclosure !

Avoir le cache parfait est toujours compliqué. La démarche habituelle est d’acheter un cache boitier là ou vous achetez la partie mécanique de votre longboard électrique (le mount moteur par exemple). Ces caches sont la plupart du temps réalisés en ABS thermoformé… et sont assez grossier. On a l’impression d’avoir une brique sous la planche….


Renforcez votre skate électrique avec du carbone / Strenghten your electronic longboard with Carbon !

Si vous voulez un longboard électrique discret, comme c’est mon cas… une des possibilités est de creuser votre planche. Bien sûr, ce n’est possible (et intéressant) que sur des planches rigides (type downhill) car elles sont très solide à la base. Elle disposent presque toutes de renfort en carbone ou fibre afin d’apporter une extrême…


Choose your BELT and Ride Safe !

Belt choice is key in electric long boarding. Some of you may have been provided with stock belts when you have ordered your electric longboard mechanical part. By default, pieces provided are high quality (contitech) but you may want to change or get some spares if you go in holidays. I am actually running a dual diagonal…


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…


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…