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Triborg Electric Skateboards

Triborg Electric Skateboards are part dirtbike part skateboard.Triborgs have a rear suspension and a strong hand welded aluminum frame

Triborg Electric Skateboards

Triborg Electric Skateboards are part dirtbike part skateboard.Triborgs have a rear suspension and a strong hand welded aluminum frame

$33
pledged of $100pledged of $100 goal
5
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, April 19 2016 10:55 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated April 19, 2016

About

Triborg Skateboards are the newest, strongest, and most versatile power-boards on the market today. While most electric skateboards have a four-wheel design, only one wheel is connected to the motor. This design causes the board to twist one direction while accelerating, and in the opposite direction while braking. Contrary to that design the Triborg features a centered rear wheel helping maintain its balance at all times. Another issue with the conventional four-wheel skateboard design is that at high speeds, the board has a tendency to wobble, Triborg Skateboards do not wobble. Many electric skateboard makers have used truck dampers or a longer wheel base to minimize speed wobbles, but the makers of Triborg Skateboards decided to go another route and design the Triborg from scratch in a way that uses the same centrifugal force as a motorcycle or gyroscope. By placing the drive wheel and motor between feet, we have been able to create this same effect. This means no need for dampers or making it unnecessarily long.

Lower: Triborg suspension at work  

 Triborgs have a dirt bike style rear suspension. This keeps the tire on the ground on harsh terrain while adding comfort on long rides. The Triborg suspension gives you the ability to go almost anywhere. Triborg’s are great in the dirt, on pavement or any relatable terrain.

Battery Pack 

The power source is the heart of any electric vehicle. Triborg's have a huge 24v 20ah lithium battery pack. The battery pack we are testing currently is almost 2 years old with around 1,000 charge cycles and with probably over 10,000 miles of skateboarding, it’s still going without a noticeable loss in power or range. Triborg battery packs are rated at 1500-2000 charge cycles and come with a 1 year warranty.

 Triborg's ride, like any other snowboard or skateboard turns with a lean. The difference is, Triborgs have a thumb throttle and a hand brake. The 3 wheel design has a quick response and a tight turning radius. Pot holes or cracks in the road or sidewalk are no problem. Getting up and over things like curbs or logs are pretty easy when using the throttle and suspension to lift you up and over.

Triborg’s are great for commuting, at the skatepark, on the street or dirt trails..... Triborgs give you the ability to go almost anywhere. With a range close to 20 miles and speeds up to 20mph, Triborg's can take you places quick!

 Triborg frames have precision laser cut aluminum parts that are TIG welded by hand. Triborg frames were designed to supply the rigidity to the Triborg while also protecting the electronics. 

Every Triborg is made to order so colors, wheel type, color of front wheels, motor wattage, battery capacity, grip tape are all customizable at your request. 

Front brakes can be added and are highly recommended for people who live in the mountains. If you live in a relatively flat area then front brakes might not be necessary. Front brakes installed for an extra $125

    Triborg's were designed to be as compatible with common aftermarket parts as possible. For example there are many other trucks that will bolt on and maybe thousands of throttle and motor controller options for upgrading to your exact needs. Aftermarket sprockets can easily be changed in order to change torque and top speed. Triborgs have common axle sizes for different wheel options. There are motor options and the shocks are common with many bikes and small electric vehicles. Different battery chemistry sold today could get you double the total battery capacity, this could mean a 40 mile range. Optional auxiliary power output for a power inverter extra $40

Risks and challenges

The first Triborg was ridden about 4 years ago. 10 prototypes and many different electrical components later, most of the challenges are behind us. Triborg Skateboards is a new company with zero debt. We can sell 1 Triborg on this campaign and be a small company or we can sell thousands and grow. The biggest risk is if less than 10 Triborg's sell then we don't get bulk rates on our electronics and our laser cut aluminum parts. That means no profit for us but you still get a Triborg!

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