segway stories

 
The big Toy Fair rumor this week was that Mattel had developed a Back to the Future-like hoverboard. Alas, it turned out to be a non-working collector's item, a duplicate of the prop from the film. Damn. Here's another company touting a hoverboard, one that functions a lot like a segway.
 
If you've got a couple of Segways and a couple of full sets of medieval armor, it only follows logically that you've gotta do some Segway jousting, right?
 
I don't consider the humble Segway to be all that safe. The owner of the company drove one off a cliff, after all! But some foolish individuals modified their Segway to go much faster than originally intended.
 
When designers try to clone the Segway personal transporter, problems abound: either they mess up the design with things like extra wheels, create concepts that are fundamentally flawed (like the "stroller" above), or somehow out-dork the dorkiest transport device ever made. Here are six of the worst Segway knockoffs ever.

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