2022 Veteran Sherman Max Electric Unicycle Review

2022 Veteran Sherman Max Electric Unicycle Review

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Since its release, the Veteran Sherman has been a wildly popular electric unicycle. So instead of making big changes to the wheel, for the Sherman Max they simply improved on the biggest weaknesses.

The Veteran Sherman Max looks nearly identical to previous versions, but Leaper Kim, the makers of the Sherman, upgraded key internal components to make an already powerful EUC even more powerful and with even more range.

In this review, we will tell you what’s changed on the Veteran Sherman Max and what we love and hate about it.

Click here for the current pricing of the Veteran Sherman Max in the US.
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Use coupon code JimmyChang with Eevee’s for a free gift with your order.

Veteran Sherman Max with Grizzla Pads

What’s new on the Veteran Sherman Max?

  • 3,600Wh battery pack (400Wh more than previous version)
  • 2,800W motor
  • 20% more torque
  • Low RPM over-current protection
  • Thicker 10AWG motor phase wires, new pedal bracket design
  • Better rim
  • Improved waterproofing
  • Improved shell to prevent damage to the BMS
Veteran Sherman Max Rear light

What’s the range on the Veteran Sherman Max?

The stated range on the Veterman Sherman Max is 144 miles (231km).

The stated range is based on a 170 lb rider riding at a conservative 20 mph.

The large range is based on the massive 3600Wh battery, which is 12.5% larger than the previous 3200Wh battery on the Veteran Sherman.

Veteran Sherman Max with bright adjustable front light

How big is the motor on the Veteran Sherman Max?

The motor on the Veteran Sherman Max is 2800 watts.

The new motor is 12% bigger than the 2500 watt motor on the original Veteran Sherman.

Many people complained the original Sherman didn’t have enough torque, and Leaperkim listened. The motor phase wire now has a thicker gauge, helping the Sherman Max produce 20% more torque than the original Sherman.

Veteran Sherman Max Roll Cage and Kenda Offroad Knobby Tire

What about the rim on the Veteran Sherman Max?

The rim on the Veteran Sherman Max is now thicker and made of a stronger alloy.

On previous versions of the Sherman, the weak rim was the kryptonite of the EUC. Leaperkim has now improved the rim, and hopefully there will not be as many cracked rims… Only time will tell!

Make sure to check your tire PSI weekly, because under inflation is the number one cause for cracked rims.

Veteran Sherman Max stronger rim that is thicker and made with better alloy

Does the Veteran Sherman Max have BMS issues?

In previous versions of the Veteran Sherman, the shell had plastic ridges lining the inside that could damage the battery management system (BMS). The new Veteran Sherman Max has removed the plastic pieces to prevent damage.

There should not be BMS issues on the new Veteran Sherman Max.

Veteran Sherman Max with Grizzla Pads side Profile Kenda Tire

What I love about the Sherman Max

  • Lots of torque
  • Stable at high speeds
  • Roll cage
  • Massive battery
  • Long range
  • Center trolley handle
  • Bright adjustable headlight
  • Easy to use display
  • Flat sides and roll cage are great for accessorizing
  • Reliable
  • Kenda 262 knobby off road tires
Veteran Sherman Roll Cage

Click here for the current pricing of the Veteran Sherman Max in the US.

Click here for the current pricing of the Veteran Sherman Max in Canada
Use coupon code JimmyChang with Eevee’s for a free gift with your order.

If you liked the original Sherman, you’ll love the Sherman Max! I love the extra torque to help you launch off starts and crush hills.

The Kenda 262 knobby off road tire grips packed gravel and dirt as well as snowy roads, so you can maintain higher speeds with confidence.

Veteran Sherman Max with Grizzla Pads Kenda Tire

The massive battery is perfect for those that love marathon rides or are looking to replace their car with an EUC; you’ll never have range anxiety. The bright adjustable light makes the Veteran Sherman Max safe for night riding, so you can enjoy it day or night.

The roll cage on the Sherman Max helps protect the wheel, and it makes it easy to add accessories like lights, kickstands, speakers, and other fun gadgets.

Veteran Sherman Max with Grizzla Pads side Profile 1

The weight on the Sherman Max feels balanced, making it ultra stable at high speeds. I can cruise comfortably at 40 mph without getting speed wobbles.

Overall, the Veteran Sherman Max is perfect for those who want a dependable wheel, that has a ton of range and power.

Veteran Sherman Max Display

What I hate about the Sherman Max

  • No kickstand
  • No speakers
  • No fender
  • No kill switch
  • Heavy
  • Low pedal clearance
Veteran Sherman Max Rear light superman

The Veteran Sherman Max is a no frills EUC. It’s made to be a fast, powerful, and durable, but that’s about it.

The low pedal clearance is poor for intense single track, technical trail, and off road riding. Some may find the lack of a kill switch an inconvenience.

In addition, the Sherman Max is a heavy wheel.

There’s no kickstand or speakers on the Veteran Sherman Max, but you can add those to the roll cage.

Veteran Sherman Max with Grizzla Pads Kenda Tire Low Peddle Clearance

Conclusion

Overall, the Veteran Sherman Max is a great no frills wheel. True to its military tank inspired name, the Veteran Sherman Max is built like a tank and it’s built to perform.

The Sherman Max is powerful and durable but it lacks some features that often come standard on other EUCs.

Click here for the current pricing of the Veteran Sherman Max in the US.
Click here for the current pricing of the Veteran Sherman Max in Canada
Use coupon code JimmyChang with Eevee’s for a free gift with your order.

Veteran Sherman Max Rear on Grass showing its roll cage and knobby kenda tire with grizzla pads

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