electric skateboard

The MaxFind Max 2 – Dual Review

August 30, 2019

When you look at the MaxFind Max 2, you may be struck by its appearance. This board looks more like a piece of stolen alien technology or a prototype government aircraft than it looks like a skateboard. The all-black diamond-cut fiberglass deck is sleek, sexy and utterly smooth to the touch, and the grip tape is…not there.

Instead of traditional grip tape, MaxFind has elected to have their board’s riding surface comprised of a synthetic PVC material.


After riding it for a couple of weeks, I am confident in its ability to hold you to the board for light cruising. I would not take this board into a downhill race or attempt to do any slides with just this material for grip, but for fair-weather commuting, it should do the job while avoiding scuffing your favorite pair of sneaks.

While we are looking at the exterior of this board, get a look at THESE:

To keep up with the prototype aircraft aesthetic, it appears that MaxFind have elected to bolt two jet turbines to the back of their latest board. I have to admit that even I was a little intimidated by these formidable hub motors. It is worth noting that this particular model runs 90mm wheels, and it seems that a good 80mm of them is taken up by these enormous cheese-grater vents.

This all makes sense when you take size of the dual 1000w motors into effect. Motors like this need to be kept cool, and in order to keep cool they need to breathe, and breathe, they do! I was able to find a (long) bike path and run this board at full speed for nearly 2 minutes at 22mph without experiencing a reduction in speed. (MaxFind advertises this board’s max speed as 22mph, but I found the top speed to be a bit lower with my 190-pound frame on it.)

The big vents in the wheels should not be a problem for water intrusion however, as the board is IP65 waterproof. I was concerned about water getting into the hub motors when I first got the board, but was assured that the motors are fully encased inside the wheels. This seems to be the case, as I have not had an issue with moisture yet, despite riding this board on several wet days and this awesome bit of footy released by the manufacturer:

(Note: I do not condone trying to empty your home pool with this board.)

electric skateboard

While looking at the beefy motors, your eye might also be drawn to the equally beefy trucks. I have to admit that these cast trucks look GOOD. The stealth black, sharp angles and geometry reminiscent of Caliber make for a seriously impressive truck, and I haven’t managed to snap or even really dent mine yet, so it looks like they can really take some abuse!

MaxFind could really benefit from some in-house skater expertise though. When my review unit arrived in the mail, the trucks were tight and unresponsive. After a quick switch up of the stock bushings (dead and reboundless), I had the MaxFind turning a bit better. I hesitate to make this setup more carvy, as the 90mm wheels are definitely a risk for wheelbite, one of my biggest skateboarding demons. Luckily, the unique shape of the MaxFind deck gives you some wheel-wells to help avoid this particular problem.

This is probably a good spot to talk about the ride. Right off the bat, I noticed that this board feels like it is geared HIGH. For those of you that do not drive manual cars, this means that the board has less torque at lower speeds, and achieves a higher top speed. I vastly prefer this type of ride to boards that have jerky low-speed acceleration *cough* Winboard *cough* as it allows for a much smoother takeoff, and a higher cruising speed.

Once you fix the trucks, this board carves well, and rides really smooth on the huge 90mm wheels. I found myself really enjoying light carving, even at higher speeds, though the lack of concave on the deck was a little unsettling. I chalk this more to my downhill background than anything, I know that people have been beach cruising on pin-tails for a long time and carving without concave since before I was born.  

Speaking of board feeling, this board feels LIGHT! At 13.6 pounds, this bad boy comes in even lighter than its Meepo and Boosted counterparts. I loved having this board as my commuting buddy for a couple weeks, as it was exceedingly easy to jump on a bus, train, or up a flight of stairs without too much hassle. I will often not bring an eskate or EUC into the city when I am meeting up with Muggle (non-riding) friends, as I know that I will be schlepping whatever I rode around with me all day. This was not the case with the MaxFind, as it was easy enough to pop under my arm and walk around with.

NOTE: Before closing out this interview, I am compelled to note that the reports of support for MaxFind’s customers have been…sketchy to say the least. We have had multiple reports to EskateHQ of customers who have reached out to MaxFind about issues with their boards, only to be met radio silence. I did not have an issue with my board over the 3 weeks that I tested it, but the lack of support is something that should be taken into effect when making a purchase decision.

Content is transferred from https://www.electricskateboardhq.com/the-maxfind-max-2-dual-review/

Leave a comment

Also in Skateboard related


January 17, 2020

Happy New Year! It’s 2020 now, right, so now here we are, The Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday is coming! We will have a quite long Holiday, a 20 days holiday, from 11th Jan 2020 to 10th Feb 2020.  

You might say ‘what?’ i might say Yeah, our Assembly department been hard-working for the past year, day to night, catching up with order testing and improving, and prepare more stock for fast shipping. The after-sale department had been always trying their best to help our customers to solve problems they met, Shipping department colleagues need to keep asking the newest update from the carrier, make sure every skateboard can arrive at their destinations safely in time. We thank them for what they did in the past year, 2019, thank you Maxfin families!

We know you might still get some questions, so Let’s us answer you by Q&A:



Q: When will you ship my skateboard if I order during your Holidays? I’m from the U.S by the way.
A: We will ships, as usual, the order will be arranged to be ship out within 1-2 business days from our U.S warehouse by UPS or FedEx.


Q: When will you ship my skateboard if I order during your Holidays? My shipping address locates in France. (or other Europe countries we can ship to)
A: Orders need to wait until February 1st to arrange your order delivery.


Q: When will you ship my skateboard if I order during your Holidays? I’m from Australia(or other countries we don’t have warehouse )
A: Orders need to wait until February 1st to arrange your order delivery.


Q: When will you ship my order if I ordered parts or accessories?
A: Orders need to wait until February 1st to arrange your order delivery.


Q: Why you don’t arrange to ship from 23th Jan to 30th Jan?
A: During the holiday, all of our colleagues need to take turns to arrange shipment Because we hope all of our colleagues can spend the most important 7 days with their own family, so we don’t arrange any shipment in these 7 days, we will start to arrange shipment again on 31st Jan.


6. Q: Will skateboard out of stock? 

A: There is such a possibility, we will build and ships when we back to work if your skateboard order was out of stock.



Q: When will you reply to my questions? My ticket number is #14xxx, thanks.

A: Our after-sale colleagues will reply to your ticket on 1th Feb, if there are too many tickets, we might need 1-2 more days to reply you, we hope you can understand, thanks in advance!


Thank you again for your understanding, Happy new year to you and your family!

Read More

electric longboard
Learning to skateboard and the skateboard skills

August 30, 2019

Skateboarding is a popular sport that much-loved by the general public, but also a edge tool to brush the streets. Here is a brief introduction of a way for skateboarding beginners to get started.

Read More

electric skateboard
Electric Skateboards Maintenance Notice

August 27, 2019

Keep the Maxfindboards battery full and put it in a dry place. Make sure the battery is charged or charged every few months, because the battery will self-discharge current over time, which is an important point in extending battery life. 

Read More

Holiday Deals


(Coupon Code: MAXFINDS)

Professional Revolutionary Design. Add fun to your commute.