I just finished designing my board. My only dilemma is that I don’t know if It is a good choice. I rode my friends boosted gen 2+ and it was fun, but it just seemed a little slow and frankly, 14 miles doesn’t seem too far. I built my own that would go faster and further (check link). I’m mainly using this as a commuter around campus, so in that aspect, a boosted would be better (I’m looking at the boosted stealth). My diy would be a lot more fun! On my campus, there are some crappy roads and brick sidewalks, but mainly I would be on smooth roads. Almost nothing I build is going to compare to the comfort and reliability of boosted. Which one should I choose?
I hear that a diy’s throttle is going to be a lot more jerky. Also, I have a stiff deck, so I’ll feel a lot more bumps. Its ~2.25 miles to my classes and another 2.25 back. I also may want to bum around and go other places in the day. I go to school in VA where there are a lot of hills.