DailyDirt: Getting Around On Tiny Wheels

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A bunch of personal mobility devices have sprung up — and sometimes they’re compared to a Segway (and sometimes not). Motorized small bikes, scooters, skateboards, skates… It seems like anything that has wheels is getting a 2.0 remake with electric-powered drivetrains and smartphone controllers (or some other intuitive user interface). A lot of these things seem like toys right now, but it’s possible there’s a lurking innovation that could improve how we get around significantly. Check out a few of these attempts to reinvent the wheel.

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Derek Kertonsays:

Re: Not yet

I’m pretty sure Mr. Garrison, of Southpark, CO, already invented that.

” “IT” can go up to two hundred miles per hour, and gets three hundred miles to the gallon. The only problem is that “IT” is controlled by a quite painful and uncomfortable method; using four “flexi-grip handles” that somewhat resemble erect penises; two held in the hands, one in the mouth, and a fourth handle which is inserted into the anus.”

Patent Pegging, I mean pending.

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