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The World's Lightest Electric Skateboard. Just 9 lbs, up to 20 MPH,  10+ mile range and a mobile App to control & customize your board
Ride The Future with the Marbel Electric Skateboard
Ride The Future with the Marbel Electric Skateboard
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    1. Michael
      Superbacker
      on November 28

      Michael
      November 21, 2016
      Any word on the wall mount and 100mm wheels? I am waiting for the 100mm wheels so I can use my board.
      Michael
      August 6, 2017
      Any New Updates? It has been 2 years since last update.
      Where is the wall hanger?? the App?? the 100mm wheels??
      Michael
      November 8, 2017
      When am I receiving my product?

    2. Michael
      Superbacker
      on November 8

      When am I receiving my product?

    3. Michael
      Superbacker
      on November 8

      Michael
      November 21, 2016
      Any word on the wall mount and 100mm wheels? I am waiting for the 100mm wheels so I can use my board.
      Michael
      August 6, 2017
      Any New Updates? It has been 2 years since last update.
      Where is the wall hanger?? the App?? the 100mm wheels??
      Michael
      November 8, 2017
      When am I receiving my product?

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      Petex on September 26

      @Michal Dvorak, yep I'm in EU, ready for war against Marbel.

    5. Michael
      Superbacker
      on September 15

      Marbel. What is the status???

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      WonJoon Chung on September 4

      It's been over 3 freaking years. Given that the support amount isn't small. I say we go sue Marble.

    7. Michael
      Superbacker
      on August 6

      It has been over 3 years since the Campaign started. Where is my reward!?

    8. Michael
      Superbacker
      on August 6

      Any New Updates? It has been 2 years since last update.
      Where are the 100 mm wheels?? The App?? The Wall Hanger??

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      Ryan Huang on July 24

      So what is "possible"?

    10. Jeppe on July 10

      I have recieved an email that refunds on orders through kickstarter is "unfortunately not possible"

    11. Michael
      Superbacker
      on July 10

      Hello? So what is the status of Marbel?

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      aaronshih on June 27

      Hello there
      I am a supporter of Taiwan, when it is expected that it will come, or please refund

    13. Elliott Norris on June 25

      @Just call me Al - I totally agree, but why take the effort to out of the blue email me? I have to say, seeing all the Marbel 2.0 promo stuff did vex me...!

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      Just call me Al
      Superbacker
      on June 24

      @ Elliott Do you honestly think they'd ship after all these years? Doubt it.....

    15. Elliott Norris on June 23

      So, today I received a mail saying they've had issues with all international orders due to certification, but these have now been resolved with the Marbel 2.0. They also stated my order would be upgraded and met with the new 2.0. If all this turns out to be true, it could be very good news. Has anyone else received this email?

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      Michal Dvorak on June 15, 2017

      It has been full THREE YEARS since I've supported their KS campaign. No board yet and honestly, I do not believe there will be any. The company has sent me a few written promises regarding delivery timing, but none of them was fulfilled. When I have asked for a refund, they have stopped responding completely.

      I'm actually quite upset when I receive their mailing campaign presenting Marbel 2.0 or any such bs, as it is obvious they just try to buy a time and avoid legal cases. I'll be looking for ways how a EU customer can effectively sue a US based company. Anyone else from EU here? Feel free to contact me.

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      kristian jeffrey on May 26, 2017

      I can understand developing a new physical electronic product is hard. So to give a company three years to iron out the problems and ship is pretty fair. To not respond to emails or ignore them when a request for a refund comes through is not just incompetent its fraudulent. I'm going to pursue a refund through my credit card supplier whilst every day I'm visualising hotting myself over the head with my imaginary electric skateboard for being so fucking stupid that I believed it was real to begin with.

    18. Evan on May 24, 2017

      two weeks on and still no reply from the fantastic people at marbel. Im glad they keep providing updates for a board I haven't received...

    19. Evan on May 8, 2017

      Petex, for every 5 emails i send i get one generic response the same as yours. I feel sorry for Misti,
      Imagine having to lie to everyone everyday..

    20. myles youn on May 7, 2017

      so.....anyone get their zboard2?

    21. Teemu Seppälä on April 28, 2017

      Any idea on how to force them from abroad for refunds to be realized? I want my money back.

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      Adrian Sue on April 24, 2017

      Anyone in the Tampa area can go down and check out my board? I think the only way is to go to the factory and sort it out, would be happy to come to some arrangement

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      AB-Proved
      Superbacker
      on April 23, 2017

      I get emails about The Marbel 2.0
      and still didn´t get my Kickstarter !!!
      We should take an advocate... they sell there stuff and don´t care about fullfill there backers.

    24. Michael
      Superbacker
      on April 23, 2017

      May 20, 2014
      Project launched
      3 Year Anniversary is quickly coming up!

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      Petex on April 22, 2017

      Yeah I totally agree, won't spend another penny with them! Got the following response today from them in response to me chasing a status update for the 56th time! :
      "Thank you for reaching out about the status of your shipment. I know that earlier this week an update was sent out. Currently they are working on getting more information to me and you both regarding the newest shipping schedule. I am sorry that I don't have any new information to provide and as I am waiting on the same information to be passed down to me.

      I will note your account regarding your request so that we can try and get some information to you as quickly as possible.

      I again apologize that I don't have more to offer but I hope some positive news will be coming shortly from our owner that I can pass on."

      Sounds like all previous message.. Ie getting palmed off!

      Interested to know what other international backers are getting in regards to responses or progress etc

    26. killing kyler on April 20, 2017

      stay far far away from the company.

    27. John Hawley on April 17, 2017

      Never received any proactive communication regarding my board to Australia. Got sick of waiting and requested a refund. Account was changed same day to refund processing and has been like that for months. Have sent numerous emails as well and received the same bullshit response every time saying it is with the accounts department. Don't believe a word they say.

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      Petex on April 14, 2017

      International backer here, just like the rest if you I've been strung along since 2014. Must have sent 100ish emails/support tickets. Each time it's always... it will be in a few weeks... Or were waiting for parts!
      I've also filled in the wheel selection for 2.0, (about 3 weeks ago) but the lies have started already, 3 emails already sent and each one seems to push back delivery further. I'm still in the 'upgraded' step on mymarbel.
      Anyone else made any further progress?

    29. Pal Kutvolgyi on April 9, 2017

      I just received (and filled) the form to pick the wheels, apparently for a 2.0 version. Kinda surprised to finally have some news (International backer).

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      aaronshih on April 5, 2017

      Order to now nearly 3 years have not got, please withdraw my money!

    31. Guillaume Beuwtay on March 2, 2017

      I just received (and filled) the form to pick the wheels, apparently for a 2.0 version. Kinda surprised to finally have some news (International backer), wait and see...

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      Adrian Sue on February 8, 2017

      I found this interesting, posted in the Stary Boards comments

      http://www.atg.wa.gov/news/news-releases/ag-makes-crowdfunded-company-pay-shady-deal

      Maybe something can be finally done

    33. killing kyler on February 2, 2017

      this company has had my board for the last 5 months and hasnt shipped back or responded to any emails. scammers

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      Darin on December 27, 2016

      Looks like both the twitter and instagram accounts were taken down @ridemarbel. And the new version 2.0 is now being sold on the website marbelboards.com

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      phillip on December 17, 2016

      why would you fight among yourselves? We've all been dicked around by marbel and on an individual basis our options are limited. but as a group - they are not.
      everyone who back a project here knows the risks associated with the project - nobody expected to be lied to in the even there were problems - which is what happened and ppl are pissed - like myself.
      we've been taken for some money, and treated like we've been scammed.
      simple. i'll never see my refund that is 1 year+ "being processed by accounting".
      I would have preferred an email response saying - we cannot give you a refund, we don't have the money. Instead i was strung along; as have others.
      so we bitch at each other - or we group together and move on getting refunded or shutting them down.

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      David A Brown on December 15, 2016

      Hey Myles, stop being a d*ck bro. Besides physically going to Marbel HQ, I have sent well over 40 emails at this point to Marbel, Misti, the Marbel accounting dept, etc. All I have received was 2 broken ass boards with craptastic build quality, no refund, and some carpal tunnel syndrome from typing all of said and emails and letters. Marbel sucks and doesn't care about the very backers that helped them. If they did, they would have gotten back to us by now. So stop trolling and go ride your crappy ass soon to be broken board down a steep hill and test how well Marbel engineered the brakes. My bet is your end up in crashing into something when your board fails.

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      Shizuka Gu
      Superbacker
      on December 14, 2016

      Below is a message Misti gave me in November.
      Do you think they really post an update this month?

      ---
      Misti (Marbel Technologies, LLC)
      Nov 15, 8:29 AM EST

      I am sorry. The Kickstarter updates are not done as all customers contact us via email as well. As with most projects I personally have backed, the KS pages are not updated continually at that point. I am sure that you will see some updates there before the end of the year though as update to the full status of things in closing out the year.

      Thanks

      Misti Moss
      ----

    38. myles youn on December 13, 2016

      oh man you got me there Evan, i'd feel very very very bad if i didn't get my board. as an investor to a startup i probably wouldn't communicate with the project team to see what's wrong with oversea orders. I definitely wouldn't take a trip to Marbel HQ where they could just literally hand me a board(even though i so easily drop 1.2k on a project in the blink of an eye). i wouldn't write a professional statement of concern to Misti or another representative. i would just sit here in the comments and talk about how i don't have a board instead of learning what the issues are. ill just have to become a backer on every other electric skateboard project on kickstarter. statistically one of them has to deliver.

      hey yknow what, i'll go to marbel HQ on my next long weekend. I'll send an email to see if they could provide me with some of their time for a tour. all of you can stay where you are and ill ask the questions.

    39. Evan on December 7, 2016

      I still don't have my board.. you can say what you want about start ups and supporting them, but f**k me stupid,, you would think they would at least let me know whats going on..Myles I cant believe all the shit you wrote, let me know how you would feel if you still didn't have your board.

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      Lawrence Sumiller
      Superbacker
      on December 7, 2016

      Quick update about my board.

      Rode almost 600km already within 5 months and It's still working fine except that my battery is not showing correctly.

      I rode it in the rain 4 times already and yes that was stupid from me.My board accidentally got slammed on the ground while resting it on a wall . It also fell once from a 20 step stairway and believe me, it's still working fine.

      There was loose connection once but that was when I rode it in a very heavy rain.

      This board is sturdier than I ever thought and I think Kevin really quality tested my board before handing it out to me. I know Marbel is real dick if don't have your board and is also a dick when you have it, but the board is so light that I can't compare it with other boards in the market right now. This is the reason why I love my Marbel board.

      By the way I once forgot my 360 camera at their HQ and Misti and Kevin were so kind to send it back to me.

    41. myles youn on November 28, 2016

      here are some screenshots so it doesn't look like i'm pulling things out of my ass.

      1. http://puu.sh/sxIhg/0ccc869780.png : email i received from Misti maybe like a day after emailing them NOVEMBER 1ST

      2. http://puu.sh/sxJxg/96467df69f.png : email i sent. NOVEMBER 1ST

      3. http://puu.sh/sxKjh/7b305d93a2.jpg : shipping receipt, blocked out nearby Fedex location so i don't get hunted by animals NOVEMBER 2ND

      4. http://puu.sh/sxKkz/2976e42f1f.png : email i sent with tracking AND concerns about the buzzing noise im sure many of you have NOVEMBER 3RD

      5. http://puu.sh/sxIlK/133ed43b07.png : Misti explains buzzing, says its normal (still a little unsure if normal, but idc at that point) NOVEMBER 4TH

      6. http://puu.sh/sxKAt/574ee8094b.png : tracking outline DELIVERED ON NOVEMBER 7TH

      7. http://puu.sh/sxISs/83bf4cb475.jpg : return statement, all repairs they did. NO MORE BUZZING NOISE OR BATTERY DRAIN OVER TIME. it says NOVEMBER 10TH but i actually received it on NOVEMBER 11TH (no screenshot to prove this one, you just have to take my word on it)

      8. http://puu.sh/sxIqn/ab2756fdf3.png : email response from Misti in regards to additional parts/wheels that i wanted. NOVEMBER 15TH (8:25AM)

      8 1/2. http://puu.sh/sxJHt/3f65f9ee95.png : email conversation with Misti NOVEMBER 15TH (i replied at 8:39AM and Misti responds at 8:58AM = responds in 19 minutes which is faster that most people i work with)

      9. http://puu.sh/sxLGC/5d7aeb2776.jpg : proof of remote strap

      beyond this point is my overview on everything i've seen.

      So i know many of you are still quite mad and you have every right to be because there is a lot of your money involved. but there has to be a point where you can't get any angrier. i'm going to assume most of the flame/hate mails/threats/petitions/etc have been sent and if you haven't sent one you still have every right to, so stop reading this and send it now and then come back. get it all out boys and girls.

      kickstarter is a place where project creators have a chance to make their dreams, ideas and passion a reality that they can share with the world. sure some might do it for money, but the goal for a majority of projects is to share and connect. kickstarter is NOT an online store where you come to buy new fancy toys that aren't mass produced. First and foremost kickstarter is where people gather to help fund a project AND IN RETURN YOU ARE REWARDED with said project or shirt/cup/whatever projects give out for < 20$. that's why the terms 'rewards' and 'backers' exist here.

      Now onto marbel. everything about the campaign started and ended normally as most project do. and like many many many many other projects, marbel also could not stick to their original production timeline. *enter the mob*. sure there wasn't much transparency and YES THERE WERE MANY FAULTY BOARDS SHIPPED OUT INCLUDING MINE AND NO WRIST STRAPS, but this meant that marbel did really exist and they weren't some fake ass group of thieves like that one project a while back claiming that their product could help you control dream sleep.

      Marbel Inc is in fact a real company, yet we as a backer community did not let them stand back up when they fell down (in regards to faulty boards/oversea shipping). at some point i believe most backers wanted them dead irl. how can a company send out monthly progress reports without getting threatened even more? i myself wouldn't want to talk to you guys either.

      these five individuals are using everything they have to get back up. no fking salary at all as Harold Gerber said. im sure most of you are working/have some support and get some sort of pay, but they get nothing. i can bet they enjoy working at marbel more than you do at your paying job. thats why there's no refunds. because Matt and his gang want this to happen. do you know why they started the 2nd gen? because the first gen was so fked, you all got mad, and they want to make it better despite one the harshest backlashes i've seen on a project i supported.

      if you're in the area you can literally go to their workplace as that one guy did and see whats going on. i'm not saying that you should, but it will help you move on. if you haven't sent out your portion of concerns/flame/lawsuits just go do it. if your board is faulty like mine was then send Misti and email and she'll forward you the warranty form if applicable. if you are willing to pay for the shipping then do it. or don't, it's your problem that can be solved as easily as mine. (i coughed up more cash because i wanted to make sure 100% the board was delivered in the same condition i last saw it. ship it however you feel is right).

      i wrote this rant because I'm honestly disgusted. I frequently came to the marbel comment section at the beginning to see the creators communicate with the backers but it slowly turned into a cesspool of hate/hostility. so i only came to read some comments once every few months. unfortunately it was still the same. sad really. Marbel was forced to become a mirror that only gets yelled at shows only what it sees. when my board was fking up I emailed them with genuine concern and appreciation and they responded back in the same way AND in a timely manner.

      don't use kickstarter if you aren't ready for a serious commitment that WILL ALWAYS have bumps both big and small. i'm afraid this site is not for the impatient and those who don't know the slightest bit about startups. go buy a boosted board, i'm sure many of you have already.

    42. myles youn on November 28, 2016

      @david A Brown

      just a prank bro, relax lol

    43. Tom Courtney on November 27, 2016

      Hi I'm a backer and one of the perks is to be listed on your site as a supporter. I have been all over your site (http://ridemarbel.com/) and I can't find my name anywhere. I was wondering when you were going to add this to your site. Thanks

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      David A Brown on November 21, 2016

      With all do respect Myles, I don't believe this new info one bit. I haven't heard anything from marbel since April. It's been over a year now since I requested a refund. They have promised refunds by certain dates time after time and still no refunds, only lies. As for the board itself, the two I received stopped working within 500 ft of the initial ride. I have no desire to see what kind of crap 2nd generation board marbel may or may not be developing. They haven't even been able to get the first generation boards working glitch free. I wanted the Marbel board because it was supposed to be lighter and have a better battery. Instead they made a board that is shabbily built with inferior skate components that are dangerous to ride if your lucky to have one that works because it may lose connection at high speeds. Do not even think of comparing Marbel boards to Boosted Boards by the way. Yeah, they may be heavier but they are built solid are work flawlessly plus their customer support is top notch. Marbel, do your self a favor, pay up on all the way way overdue refunds and come clean with all of the production flaws your boards really have.

    45. myles youn on November 14, 2016

      alright guys here's a quick update to those who still think they are getting scammed.

      around 1.5 weeks ago i sent in my board because it was having major battery/connectivity issues. some of you know how it feels to go top speed on sport mode and then have it disconnect AND full break, throwing you off like a test dummy.

      i was somewhat let down by the minor issues but the board was so worth it. so worth it i was afraid to send it back because i worried i would never get it back. in my mind i thought it be better to have a faulty board that usually works than no board at all. soon(as in sept-oct 2016) i was getting around 2-5miles per charge which is very underwhelming so i finally made the decision to send it back.

      misti was very responsive and also let me know that i was still under warranty. she pointed out that all i had to do was pay for shipping and they would handle the rest. tbh i thought it would take a while (maybe forever). but nah, not even 2 weeks later after i shipped my board, it came back to me with a list of repairs/updates that have been completed. i did not pay for return shipping(i did mention to misti that i would willingly pay for return shipping, but we never got that far on the subject).

      if ya'll think im bsing ill post screencaps later tonight with the timestamped receipts/letters/emails. all i can say is wait for the 2nd gen boards if you havent gotten your 1st gen board. if you have a 1st gen zboard/boosted/etc and have seen the 2nd gen versions then you should think about how dope the marbel2 will be.

      TL:DL had faulty board, still worked OK but was afraid to send back, board got progressively worse in terms of battery/bluetooth reliability, contacted Misti, shipped out board, received repaired board within 2 weeks of shipping.

      last mention about a very key subject: they did not forget the wrist strap this time.

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      phillip on November 13, 2016

      We can't even take the posts (OR PELED) at their word at this point.

      Is this a fake post in order to stop the pressure on Marbel in demanding our money back?
      Looks like more Marbel BS

      Why lie to us every time we contacted them?
      So why all the BS about accounting department, etc...?

      The last kickstarter official update was 1 year ago.

    47. Or Peled on November 13, 2016

      Posting this for Harold Gerber, who was in Marbel's HQ, and wanted to share this with you guys:
      -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Update from visit today in Tampa HQ: I got lucky and walked right into the shop which is impressive. They have tons of equipment but unfortunately no finished boards. I spoke in depth with the CEO Matt. They are coming out with a 2nd generation board with a front 150 Lumen LED light, a 120 Lumen rear red tail light, new wheels, new chip on the motherboard, and more features. They are not taking new orders until they get enough parts to fulfill current orders. The new generation board seems really cool. I opted to go back in the queue for the new board instead of demand a refund which probably won't come. Even standing in the HQ, I don't think he was capable of a refund. This Matt seems like an entrepreneur that got overwhelmed, but he has a good spirit and is ambitious. I didn't demand the refund because it didn't seem like he can do it. They run a tight budget, only 4 employees, and Matt isn't taking a salary right now. Assuming that's all true, new boards should ship by end of Jan. I'm definitely not trying to defend them because I am too a very frustrated customer. But I realized this is a small operation with big visions. They are fixing all boards that have been faulty. They honor the 1 year warranty. I couldn't walk out with a finished board, but I'm back in line for the new one coming out. That's the best I could do. Hope that helps.
      -----------------------------------------------------------------------------

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      phillip on November 7, 2016

      spencer - you put forth a great argument - really. but the company has done nothing but make up ridiculous stories/delay tactics any time you contact them. that is what everyone is upset about. we all (mostly) understand the risks in backing a project - we're backing the PEOPLE. nobody likes to get conned, and that's what they have done to us. coming out and explaining the truth would have been the minimum of what i expected for my money. their tactics do say something (everything) about the people involved in this campaign and they fully deserve the response they have garnered from their initial supporters.

    49. Huang Mu-Ti
      Superbacker
      on November 4, 2016

      Anyone still waiting, use your right to report it to KS, the state is unclear and creator refuse to communicate.

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