Rocketskates R5

Dec 18, 2015

Category: Tech

Rocket-powered skates have always been a staple in animation, frequently appearing in shows like Looney Tunes. Soon, you’ll be able to own your own pair with the world’s first electric skates named the Rocketskates R5.

While these skates aren’t actually powered by rockets (unfortunately), they’re powered by two 50W DC Hub electric motor that pushes them to 7 mph. They’ll last for up to 5 miles on a single charge, and they have a charging time of 90 minutes. They connect to your smartphone via their own app to show statistics, allow you to change speed settings, allow you to control the skates via remote control, and you can even save your route and share it with friends. They’re available now in blue or red for $499. [Purchase]

More From Tech

This Firefighter-Inspired Watch Boasts A Genuine Fire Hose Strap

A classic diver timepiece made to celebrate real heroes.

Posted By Parker L Ross

Partner

The Stretchy Urbanized Dockers Alpha Chino Was Built For Work And Play

All-around comfort paired with supreme stylishness.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

Ultimate Ears Announces An IPX4-Rated Bass-Boosted Bluetooth Speaker

With adaptive EQ, a 150-foot range, and 24 hours of battery life.

Posted By

Feb 26, 2020

Featured Image

Sony’s First-Ever 5G Smartphone Shoots Crystal Clear Video In 4K HDR

Featuring precise autofocus, 20 FPS shooting, and 4K HDR video capabilities.

Posted By

Feb 25, 2020

Featured Image

HTC Glimpses The Future Of Virtual Reality With 2 Pared-Down Prototypes

Project Proton proves that you can have all the tech with less bulk.

Posted By

Feb 21, 2020

Featured Image

Hasbro Revives Tiger Electronics’ ’90s Handheld Games For A New Generation

The return of all your old-school LCD favorites.

Posted By

Feb 21, 2020