Well guys, perhaps some of you already know about this new esk8 manufacturer, but perhaps most don’t. So here it is, may I present: from Portland, Oregon… Hoyt St Electric Skate.
As of august 2018 Hoyt St is offering tree electric longboards: DV-8, SKINN and STARS models. All their designs are limited editions and will be seasonally updated with fresh graphics. Users can customize their finish with Skinn, choosing between bonded glass gripped or no-grip, pure bamboo options.
Among some of their most distinctive features are:
The unique Puck remote control which is engineered with proprietary and patented radio control technology for supreme connectivity.
Quick swap battery modules, a built-in battery protection system with Samsung INR 18650 25R lithium ion cells. High discharge cells encased in a protective dampening shell to withstand vibration and shock. Also meets FAA air travel regulations as a carry-on item.
Customized Dual Motors built in collaboration with a US brushless motor company, supplier for the US military. Each motor produces 2200 watts and is constructed with high-grade Japanese 0.2mm silicon steel laminatations and polyimide ultra-high temp (240C) windings.
Bamboo DuoDeck locally manufactured in Portland, Oregon with integrated rough-sawn and laminate construction with 100% bamboo. Designed with a sculpted concave and nose/tail drops. A subtle kicktail nestles the motors within 5mm of the truck’s baseplate.
Anodized CNC 6160 aluminum Motor Mounts designed with spring-loaded auto-belt tensioners and black alloy steel screws and motor pulley caps.
Zoobomb 97mm Urethane Wheels with stone ground 52mm contact patch. Tree versions in 85-90% rebound with 75A to 78A hardness.
Speed: 28 mph Range: 23 miles Grade: 30% Weight: 19.5 lbs Load: 220 lbs