Electric Skateboard Builders is a free online discussion forum for people who build electric skateboards to discuss and bounce off ideas.
To help beginners and professionals with all things e-boards, the community offers a discussion forum. Members use the forum to ask questions, request feedback on their DIY e-boards, and simply connect with others. However, if you don't know where to start, you can go to the FAQ section. It's an introductory space for people building an electric skateboard for the first time. You will find good advice, useful recommendations, and links to valuable readings.
Additionally, the community has its own marketplace. It has four categories in total: New, Used, Wanted, and Group Buys. This marketplace allows members to sell and buy e-board parts. On the other hand, the news section includes recent articles about electric skateboards. It will allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in the industry.
Moreover, the "Builds" space is great to share your achievements through photos and descriptions. Members use this section to share their DIY e-boards with the rest of the community. Lastly, there is also an events section. All members can post events, as long as they are electric skateboard-related. Events usually include location, date, and time, and are a great opportunity to meet other electric skateboard builders in your area.
Buy and sell:
Through the community's marketplace, you will be able to trade e-board parts. It's possible to buy and sell both new and used items, and also to organize group buys.
If you are a beginner willing to build your first electric skateboard, the FAQ section will be of great help for you to know where to start. You will find useful links and steps to follow, as well as the guidance of other members.
Participate in events:
Members often post regular rides, electric skateboard events, and other activities. It's a good option to get to know other skaters and people in your area who enjoy building electric skateboards.
By using the section "Events", members share regular meetings or rides. Events usually include location, date, and time, and constitute great opportunities for getting to know other members, meet like-minded electric skateboard builders in your area, and share experiences. In some cases, members create city-specific groups for rides, such as the "Las Vegas Group Ride".
Members use the discussion forum to interact online. They commonly talk about the mechanics and electronics of electric skateboards. They also share their creations to receive feedback from other skaters. Overall, the forum is great to meet like-minded people and talk about all things electric skateboards.
On the other hand, when a member introduces himself/herself, participates constantly in asking and solving questions, and invites other people to join the community, he/she can become an Esk8-Bro, which involves receiving an online and real-life iron-on badge.
Inside the "Builds" or the "Esk8 Pictures" section, you will find a gallery with pictures of electric skateboards built by other members. Additionally, you can visit the "News" section to find articles on all things electric skateboards, and stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends from the industry.