Randy and Jerry have been skateboarding lovers since early 2000's in college. In student age, they were troubled to spend their money for the expensive or even over-priced skateboards. Therefore, Randy and Jerry co-founded Backfire Skateboards in 2009 with a mission for the company to deliver high quality, affordable skateboards and fun to all skateboarders in the world. Backfire entered the electric skateboard field in later 2014 and introduced Backfire G1, then in 2016 started the project for Backfire G2, and come production in later 2017. Randy leads the major R&D and lives in China. As a skater, Randy did a lot of testing on his own during R&D stage to make sure the board performs the best for the users. Jerry came to the United States to get his Master degree in business and lived in Richmond Virginia with his family; currently leads the company's strategic planning and marketing.
Backfire G2 Project Mile Stones
- 2016/04, The project started
- 2016/09, The initial phototype board finished
- 2017/01, First 1000 Km road test finished
- 2017/05, Small production for testing samples started
- 2017/07 to 2017/08, BMS issue and non-brake issue on full charged battery were fixed
- 2017/10, Wheels vibration issue were identified and fixed
- 2017/11, Plan to go on Indiegogo Campaign and continue mass production
- 2017/12, Containers with the boards will sail from China
- 2018/01, Containers will arrive U.S. and Germany warehouse and we will start sending the board out to customers.
- 2018/02, Formal distribution with U.S. and Germany warehouse stock for local customers.
WHERE WE SHIP
We are able to ship majority of the counties worldwide except certain countries with very strict import limitation of electric skateboards. VAT and GST are also Included. Please see reward details for the shipping cost that applies to you.
WHEN WE START SHIPPING
We plan to ship the product in Dec. 2017 via container to U.S. and Germany warehouse, also via small package forwarding to other regions and countries. We will keep you up to date on our progress and the expected delivery date of your order.
*There are certain facts like Customs Hold are out of our control in International shipping process，which might add 7 to 10 days to the whole lead time.
WHY ORDER NOW
By backing us now, you will get the best deal of Backfire G2 Board at the low prices only available to backers on Indiegogo. We pass the savings on the freight to you as customers. There will not be such a good deal after the U.S. and European distribution distribution.
WHY ORDER FROM BACKFIRE
High Flexible Deck
The package includes:
A full assembled board, the remote , the battery charger ,a USB remote charger, tools and user's manual.
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