Top 11 Skateboards

Top 11 Skateboards
Hang-ten on the streets and sidewalks of the city or the suburbs with these board-certified moving masterpieces.
Top 11 Skateboards
MBS Comp 95X Moutainboard

This sweet mountainboard will barrel you over whatever landscape Mother Earth can throw your way. It comes with 9-inch T2 tires for extra ground clearance, plus the V5 brake kit gives you access to steeper terrain and trails.

Cost:
$469

Link:
MBS.com
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E-Glide A/T

This top-of-the-line electric skateboard will out-accelerate and out-climb any competitive rides. It sprints from 0 to 25 mph in five seconds with 12- to 15-mile range. See you at the funeral…

Cost: $879

Link: E-Glide.com

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Discovery Flowboard Alternative Skateboard

The unique 14-wheel arch design on this board gives you a ride that feels like that of a hybrid skateboard and snowboard. It allows you to carve along at 45-degree angles with a fluid edge-to-edge motion.

Cost:
$90

Link:
Discovery.com
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Tierney Rides T-Board

Tierney specializes in two-wheel wonders, and this one is first-rate. It’s designed for aggressive downhill shredding or longboard-style cruising. They use the same rubber and technology for the wheels that are found in IndyCar tires, providing better traction and more controlled carving.

Cost:
$205

Link: TBoardShop.com
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Freebord Bamboo Series All Around

This sweet ride was designed by dudes who wanted to simulate snowboarding on the sidewalk. The wide trucks and two extra center wheels give riders unprecedented control, allowing them to slide in any direction and stop just like they would in the snow … but without the padding.



Cost: $229

Link:
FreebordStore.com
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MBS Vector Carveboard

These guys claim that the precision of their vector truck system will make you feel like your board has been fine-tuned each and every time you ride. This hot urban freestyle board is brake-compatible and comes complete with state-of-the-art MBS F2 bindings.

Cost:
$260

Link:
MBS.com
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RipStik “G”

This hovercraft on two wheels has a unique pivoting action that’s centered on an aircraft-grade aluminum tube. Plus, it gives the feel and carving ability of a snowboard. It also lets you accelerate without pushing. That should motivate you, Mr. Couch Potato!

Cost:
$77

Link:
RipStik.com

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Landyachtz EVO

Designed by a world champion, this ultimate race board has a 2-inch dropped platform that keeps your feet locked and low to the ground, and the nose and tail design allows for maneuverability only known by the pros.

Cost: $247

Link:
Landyachtz.com
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Stowboard Folding Skateboard

This amazing portable ride delivers all the fun and speed of a regular skateboard, but it’ll also fold up so you can toss it in your bag or backpack. It weighs in at 6.6 pounds and comes complete with tools, adaptors and full instructions.

Cost: $155

Link:
Rokitscience.co.uk

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Loaded Dervish

I
f you’re a speed demon, you’ll want to jump on this one. The Dervish is built for speeds of up to 30 mph, and the manufacturer says you can push it even faster once you learn to handle the 80-millimeter wheels and exceedingly small nose and tail.

Cost: $321

Link: LoadedBoards.com
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Wheelman Gas-powered Skateboard

With the price of gas going through the roof, this 49cc gas-powered skateboard may be your best alternative. The three-horsepower engine will drive you through traffic -- or over screaming pedestrians -- at 25 mph, and the tiny gas tank fills with just 1/4 gallon."

Cost: $499

Link:
AllWheelman.com

Tim Jarvis is a freelance health, technology and entertainment writer who contributes to O, The Oprah Magazine and the men’s grooming and lifestyle site Men’s Life Today. He is also currently working on a book about the mysteries of quantum mechanics. Tim's articles have previously appeared on Style and Tech for Men.