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The best combination of speed, stability and safety delivering a superior riding experience.
The best combination of speed, stability and safety delivering a superior riding experience.
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You Can Go for 20 Miles at 20 MPH on a Single Charge on a Stable Platform Giving you a Safe, Secure Ride Unlike Anything You Can Possibly Imagine.

"Transboard" gives you easy access to ecofriendly personal mobility in the city, in the country or anywhere else you happen to be.

Transboard Delivers Safe, Stable Transportation Anywhere

Double wishbone suspension is installed in the rev-tricycle frame of the the Transboard helping the rider to drive safe under any road conditions. Also, the special self-folding system helps Transboard to fold in one simple gesture.  The result? Your transboard transforms into something like a travel carrier making it easy for you to carry it conveniently while folded. 

 

 

Transboard keeps outstanding running stability and comfortable. In addition, Transboard always provides the best driving performance by high-performance 350W BLDC HUB motor delivering a top speed of 20 miles per hour.

Transboard is a breed apart from a standard electric kick scooter or self balancing scooter. Transboard can be driven by anybody without any complicated instructions to follow or specialized education/training thanks to its cool self-balancing control system.

Transboard can be folded in half with a simple hand flip and rolls along you with as easily as a piece of light luggage at the airport.

The Transboard trim is composed of polycarbonate which is very strong in absorbing external shock as it provides special sensitivity delivered through high-gloss beautiful color and stylish lines you'll find in the sleek body of a car.

One day in autumn in 2015 an entrepreneur was inspired.

He envied watching someone drive an electric kickboard in rush hour traffic on his way home after a day at the office. 

Then, all of a sudden, he saw the driver falling off his scooter and in obvious pain from injury.  Not only was the driver injured, the people around home were in potential danger too.  Suddenly the entrepreneur's admiration for the scooter was tinged with concerns for safety.

Then the entrepreneur became an inventor.

"Why not make a scooter that's safer to drive?," he asked himself.  Then more questions occurred to him. "If people ride a scooter for convenience, why not make it easy to move it from place to place when you're not riding it? Or can't?"

These questions led him to think of the ideas that drove him into action.  And the Transboard was born.

Learning From the Mistakes of Others

Preventing accidents like these is what led the design team to perfect the rev-tricycle system for slipping and falling and the double wishbone shock absorber for a smooth, stable ride.

The safety of this superior riding experience is further enhanced by a wider and longer frame not found on conventional scooters.

Another amazing engineering feat that everyone can appreciate is the simplicity of folding the scooter into something like a roll-away bag for easy transport into and out of the home or office.

The engineering team is particularly proud of of the fact that not only does the steering bar folds, but the frame too! It took several attempts to get this ergonomic breakthrough just right to the benefit of everyone who rides a Transboard.

 

We performed many design attempts and endured lots of trial and error to make the Transboard a reality. It truly is a giant leap forward in scooter design. 

 

 

 

Much more than just a safe and stable ride, The Transboard delivers performance.  That's because the Transboard can run at a top speed of 20 miles per hour for up to 20 miles on a single 6 hour charge.

It's easy to see a Transboard as a commuting alternative for a lot of people who can get to work faster and with far more fun when you consider bumper to bumper rush hour traffic when most people just sit in their car and crawl to work.

 

 

Transboard's aluminum alloy frame is designed with die-casting and CNC process along with other attentions to detail in the design process delivers a sturdy personal vehicle that is safe under any driving conditions.

The result? A Transboard can easily transport anyone weighing up to 220 pounds safely, easily and smoothly.

 

Looking over all of the photography of Transboard from every angle it's easy to understand that we have delivered the ultimate personal transportation experience.

We didn't forget one of the coolest parts of any vehicle; The Gadgets!

The LED display shows speed and several power measurements as well as gauging trip length, distance and speed among a dozen  other factors of any trip.

Six buttons on the bottom of the display can conveniently power up your Transboard, set your trip distance, change the display mode, speed, lights and so much more,  You'll never fiddle with the panel as you ride along.

 

Our unique one-touch full-folding system gives you easy take-with-you convenience when you're not riding your Transboard.

This amazing folding system transforms your scooter into something as easy to take with you as a piece of light airport luggage on wheels.


Polycarbonate trim is light but very strong in absorbing and resisting the bumps and grinds we all experience on the road. This gives you a smooth, safe ride on even bumpy terrain.

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Risks and challenges

Delivering the highest quality TRANSBOARD to backers on time is our first priority. Our engineering and manufacturing team are experts and have been designing and producing a variety of products for a long time. All tooling, assembly and packaging will take place in the factory we selected based on the quality of their work and their speed of delivery.

With our working prototypes extensively tested and proven to be ready for the road, all of our biggest challenges are already behind us.

Thanks to the agreements we have in place with primary parts suppliers and backup suppliers there's virtually no chance of a delay in delivery.

Backers of our Kickstarter have virtually no risk as we've done all of the hardest work already.

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