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Unlimited x Loaded Kit Review (Best Electric Skateboard Kit?)

Since this kit is extremely versatile, talking about Unlimited is like talking about three different e-skates with infinite deck options. For example, the Solo kit will give you the closest to a real longboard riding, lightweight with little to no drag. You can use it almost as a regular longboard (you can remove the battery in 30 seconds), but with less power, if you think about it as an e-skate. On the contrary, the Race kit will give you a more standard dual hub experience (weight and drag) but with more torque and top speed when compared to most dual hub electric skateboards. The magic with this kit is that the ride changes with every board you use. Because yes, you can install it to any board, from a penny to a full-size dancing board. 

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Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

Unlimited kits have some interesting highlights that you need to know because not all are seen in plain sight.

  1. The kit is fully modular. They have three options, the Solo with one motor and one battery, the Cruiser with one motor and two batteries, and the Race with two motors and two batteries.
  2. You can upgrade from a Solo kit to a Cruiser or Race over time (Unlimited sells upgrade kits). If you have a Race kit you can use it in all configurations mentioned above at no extra cost.
  3. All electronic components are firmware-upgradeable from the mobile app.
  4. Since the hardware and software are proprietary Unlimited keeps improving the experience, efficiency, adding features such as the just-released Unlimited mode, fixing bugs, etc…

Solo Kit, Cruiser Kit, and Race Kit compared

Unlimited X Loaded offers three different Kits, each with different specs. In order to choose between them, I listed the differences below.

Model

Solo Kit

Cruiser Kit

Race Kit

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Price

$ 769

$ 949

$ 1199

Included

1 Motor, 1 Battery

1 Motor, 2 Batteries

2 Motors, 2 Batteries

Battery Size

90 Wh

180 Wh

180 Wh

Range

7 miles (11 km)

13 miles (21 km)

13 miles (21 km)

Top Speed

23 mph (37 km/h)

23 mph (37 km/h)

26 mph (42 km/h)

Motors

1 x 840 Watt 

1 x 840 Watt 

2 x 840 Watt 

Weight

4.4 lbs (2 kg)

6.6 lbs (3 kg)

9 lbs (4 kg)

Hill Climb Ability

16%

16%

36%

Recharge Time

2 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Warranty

12 months

12 months

12 months

Accelerating, Braking, and Speed

To start riding you will have to kick the board up to 3 km/h or above. The performance of the board is amazing. With the Race kit, acceleration and brakes are almost like a belt system, it can be snappy and powerful. “Can be”, because you can change the rate of the acceleration and brakes via the app and select a snappier or smooth control. It is like you could choose between a Lingyi aggressive setup or a smoother Hobbywing response. You fine-tune this by selecting the “User Mode” in the app and setting it to your liking. You can tune the acceleration from low-to-medium speed and medium-to-top speed through different parameters, and you can set the top speed for this mode. There is also a global speed limit that rules above all modes, handy when you are lending the board to a kid or inexperienced friend.

Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

Weight and Portability

The Solo kit only adds 4.2 lbs (2 kg) to your skateboard setup, the Cruiser 6.6 lbs (3 kg), and the Race 9 lbs (4 kg). With the Solo and Cruiser, you will be able to push your board with little to no drag. With the Race kit, it will have the same drag as a regular two hub electric skateboard. But now they released the Unlimited mode so your board will push assist you. You will be able to set your speed by pushing and Unlimited mode will help you maintain the speed making the batteries last way more. 

Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

Build Quality

All the kits look and feel like premium components. You will find that they come with Orangatang wheels, motor sleeves. Fully assembled completes allow you to select from 3 wonderful Loaded decks, and also include Paris V3 trucks and Orangatang Nipple bushings Ingress protection on all kits is rated to IP65

Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

The Thing with the Deck 

Unlimited sells the bare conversion kits and also fully assembled electric skateboards. They have an ongoing collaboration with Loaded boards, offering completes in three tastes. The Solo kit comes on an Omakase, it’s a mini-board (bigger than a skateboard deck), wide and with a generous kicktail. The Cruiser and Race kit comes either on an Icarus or a Tesseract decks. Both decks are used for downhill and dancing. The Icarus is a drop-through flexible deck that provides a very comfortable, stable, and springy ride. The Tesseract is a top-mounted stiff deck that will give you plenty of space for your feet, a stable planted ride with kick tails on the front and the back.

Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

The Remote Control

The remote has an OLED screen and has a lot of features. It has a stick resemblant to a wheel, and two front buttons, actionable with your index finger. If you push and hold the A button while you are riding you will activate the cruise control mode, if you push the throttle all the way forward and hold the B button you will activate the Turbo (more acceleration and speed). If you push both while not moving you will enter the menu.

Unlimited x Loaded Kit Remote

In the menu, you will be able to choose between the four modes, Easy, Eco (really usable), Pro, and Custom. You can change everything in the custom mode (via app) acceleration, brake, power, and speed limit (you can also change the speed limit for all the other modes). You can also revert the motor spin direction if you want to run front-wheel drive, enable Ninja mode which shuts off the battery lights while riding, Unlimited mode which will assist you while pushing. 

Battery 

Every battery module of the Unlimited kit is 2.5 Ah (90 Wh) and you can get 7 miles (11 km) from it. With a Race kit (5 Ah, 180 Wh by putting the two batteries in parallel) I got 12 miles (18 km) going 16 mph (25 km/h) with a weight of 216 pounds (98 kg). I never thought I could get so much from such a small battery. The good thing is that you can buy extra batteries and change them fast. They have a really easy to use the swappable system. 

Unlimited x Loaded Kit Battery

As an extra, each battery has a USB-C port that you can use to charge any electronic device or your remote. 

Unlimited x Loaded Kit Battery

Shipping Time

Unlimited is established in Europe but Loaded sells in the USA, so you will get your kit or electric skateboard faster than any China brand. Standard is they ship within 2 days after you place the order, and normally it takes 1 to 2 days to get to its destination.

Customer Service

Customer service is one of those things that comes with the price. They have a really involved tech team that can help with almost anything, not only broken stuff (if you can break it) but also with firmware and software related issues. 

Price

This is the biggest caveat of the Unlimited kit. They sell the Solo kit for 769$, the Cruiser for 949$, and the Race for 1199$. These prices are without a deck. The quality, shipping speed, and the after-sales service come with a tag, but I think it’s a little too much. More now that the Revel kit comes with a much more affordable price (manufactured and sold in China) with a huge enclosure limiting the ground clearance.

Conclusion

If you want to have a quality product that lasts with close tech support, stealth electric skateboard, choose your deck, or change it from now and then, swappable batteries and the best hub board in the market, Unlimited is your go. 

Since I started using it I forgot the e-skate issues and battery anxiety. I changed the deck like 12 times and I rode cruisers, downhill decks, old school decks, penny, regular skateboard decks, dancing decks, and everyone feels different and changes your riding style and with every setup. The Solo kit is phenomenal for visiting places and having a more regular old school ride, the Cruiser gives you some extra miles if you have a long journey and a lot of commuting and the Race kit gives you the speed and power to go crazy and have a blast.

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Unlimited x Loaded Race Kit

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