Energy & Sustainability

RazErBlades: Motor-assisted inline skates controlled by a force-sensing throttle built into a wrist guard.

Vehicle: Electric inline skate
Drivetrain: 2 wheel direct drive
Mechanical: 6061 aluminum skate frame, ABS and various plastics upper
Motor: 2 100 watt custom BLDC hub motors
Controller: Maxon 380200 DEC 50/5 BLDC control module DIGI XBee 2.4Ghz 802.15.4 radio modules
Battery: 2.6Ah 22.2 volt lithium polymer battery
Top Speed: 10 to 15 MPH
Acceleration: …Hopefully not that fast
Range: 3 to 5 miles
Curb Weight: 6 pounds (2.7kg)

[Thanks, ChArLeS!]


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