For those looking to calculated  the approximate top speed of your board I’ve adapted an excel sheet that Vitalie created.

Download here: Electric Longboard Speed Calculator excel

Note: Going at 15mph or 24kph feels fast.

Basically when looking at motors you want something with a low KV (rpm= KV8 voltage). Also in the spreadsheet is  gear ratio and wheel size.

Now this isn’t going to help you figure out what wattage motor you might need. Mine is a bit over 2000W and heaps of power.

Check out the motor page or page on electronic parts your need 


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