Longboard owners that need a little extra speed or would like a rest now and again, are sure to enjoy this new electric motor called Kickr which has been designed to be able to power any Longboard.
The Kickr is a detachable electric drive system for your board and has been designed as a new adventure to longboarding while preserving the lifestyle and culture of your longboarding community, says it creators. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Kickr project and see it in action.
“Kickr is a modular, patent-pending, precision-machined, non-obtrusive electric drivetrain that is compatible with almost any longboard. With Kickr there is no re-drilling decks, no changing trucks, and no changing wheels. It will work with your board to preserve the fundamentals of the way you ride.”
The Kickr project is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think Kickr is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help Kickr become a reality.