The Light Board (ライトボード Raitobōdo?) is a Board type Extreme Gear that appears in Sonic Riders and Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity. Its light weight allows for more free-flowing movements.

Game appearances

Sonic Riders

Quotation1 Gear with the lightest weight. Quotation2
— Description, Sonic Riders[1]


The Light Board first appeared in Sonic Riders. According to its profile, it is the lightest Extreme Gear in terms of weight. It can be purchased at the shop for a thousand Rings from the beginning of the game.

The Light Board's design in Sonic Riders is that of a typical white board-shaped Extreme Gear, with round blue edges on the front and rear, and cyan streaks across the surface. It also have a light grey rectangular plate with recesses on top of it.

Abilities and traits

As a Board-type Extreme Gear in Sonic Riders, the Light Board is well-balanced in its attributes with average statistics, an average rate of fuel-consumption and is suited for general riding.

While the Light Board possesses a relatively small Air Tank, is not exceptionally fast and consumes more Air than usual when boosting, it can carry the player's speed in gameplay for up to three-to-four times longer than most Extreme Gears can when boosting or when hitting a Dash Panel. Also, when receiving these speed boosts on the Light Board, they will not slow down unless the player is attacked, though it is still susceptible to being hit by obstacles or other Dash Panels that can break the boost. The Light Board also makes it easier for the player to perform Trick Actions.


Dash ★★★★☆☆☆
Limit ★★★☆☆☆☆
Power ★★☆☆☆☆☆
Cornering ★★★☆☆☆☆

Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity

Quotation1 The lightest gear available, it allows even the heaviest rider to use gravity control on a dime. Quotation2
Description, Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity[2]


The Light Board reappeared in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity. According to its profile, the Light Gear is said to be the lightest Extreme Gear available and allows even the heaviest Extreme Gear rider to use Gravity Control on a dime.

In Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, the Light Board is given a slight redesign. In this game, the Light Board maintains the fundamental design and colors it had in Sonic Riders, though it was made more bulky and broad in size. Around its rear and front, the Light Board has blue-colored accents, while having no accents on the midsection. The central area on its top surface, which is outlined with black, has patterns similar to the ones it had in Sonic Riders, with two grey circular foot panels in the middle, while the remainder of the Light Board is colored white.

Abilities and traits

As a Board type Extreme Gear in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, the Light Board is well-balanced in its attributes with average statistics and is suited for general riding.

When used in a race, the Light Board can slow down the player's movements while performing Gravity Control, allowing for more precise maneuverability.


Gear Parts
Name Icon Description Requirements
Grind Grind Icon Allows the Light Board to grind in Grind Areas. 50 Rings
GP Gauge UP Gp6 Increases the Light Board's GP Gauge by 25 points. 70 Rings



  1. Official in-game description in Sonic Riders.
  2. Official in-game description in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity.

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