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Old 08-05-2014, 05:11 PM   #1
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Interesting story on Segway like products (sorry if was already posted here)

http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/21/s...bit-hovertrax/

"Solowheel unicycles are now cheaper and lighter, but still hard to tame

I'm not going to lie: Various parts of my body are still in agony as I'm typing up this article. Yesterday, I attended Inventist's Beijing event where it launched four new Solowheel electric unicycles, as well as the two-wheeled Hovertrax. And in case you didn't get my hint, yes, I had the fortune of test riding some of these human transporters afterwards. For those who aren't familiar with the Solowheel, imagine this: it's like a Segway but sans handle and only with one wheel between your legs, so you'd have to work harder to tame the self-balancing mechanism. If you're already a unicyclist then this shouldn't be a problem at all."
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