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Wheel Hub Motors vs. Belt Drives: Top 5 Pros & Cons

In-Wheel Hub Motors vs Belt Drives Electric Skateboards Top 5 Pros & Cons

The electric skateboard community has had a continuous debate about the best electric skateboard motor technology for years now. Are the newer in-wheel hub motors superior to the older belt-driven motor system technology, or vice-versa? Should I buy an electric skateboard with in-wheel hub motors or belt driven motors? The truth is, the technology is completely different and therefore each electric skateboard will ride and feel differently. We’re here to lay out some of the basic pros and cons of each, and we’ll let you decide who’s the real winner.

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