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DIY Segway costs just €300

07/26/2011, Watched Mall Cop and loved every single minute of it? Well, getting around on Segways in a large mall makes perfect sense since such buildings are massive, especially for those suffering from joint pains. Well, purchasing a Segway outright might prove to...

Tilto: the DIY Segway

06/16/2011, Segways are cool and plenty of fun to ride but they cost a bomb to purchase. Well, a hobbyist by the name of Marcelo Fornaso decided to put his smarts to the test and came up with his own version of the two-wheeled vehicle. But instead of following the...

Solowheel outrides Segway

02/15/2011, Want to know just how cool the Solowheel is compared to Segways? Well, why not check out the video of it in action in the extended post, where you see the rather elderly man riding on it without fear of crashing (and without protective gear, to boot!)...

Segway scooters are almost unusable in UK

01/20/2011, A recent ruling in the UK has just rendered the Segway next to unusable in public. After the case of a factory worker getting fined for damaging a pavement by riding his Segway on it, the magistrate decided that the two-wheeled vehicles have no business...

TRON Segway, you knew it was going to happen

01/11/2011, With TRON fans out there busy trying to figure out how to put lights and stripes on their various belongings, it was only a matter of time before this happened. What are we talking about? A TRON-themed Segway unit, of course! Surprisingly, this mod was...

SEGFAULT balancing vehicle requires no code to stay upright

12/10/2010, Forget about the Segway – here’s the SEGFAULT balancing vehicle that works as though on magic, relying on nary a single line of code to keep it upright, but using a 100% hardware stability controller instead. Yes sir, this analog complementary...

Concept: MoVete Personal Mobility Device

11/08/2010, The Segway is a useful mode of transportation, offering an alternative to a motorcycle or car. That being said, there’s nothing to stop designers to come up with competing ideas to it, and the MoVete concept design offers just that. At a glance, it...

Segway founder dead, rolls off cliff on two-wheeled vehicle

09/27/2010, The founder of Segway has ironically been found dead, having driven a two-wheeled ’Segway-style’ vehicle off a cliff whilst on his North Yorkshire grounds. Jimi Heselden, owner of Hesco Bastion, apparently fell off the cliffs of his estate,...

Ewee-PT could be the poor man’s Segway

07/29/2010, The Segway is a personal transport device that has certainly capture the imagination of some, although it is still way too expensive for the layman to have one in his garage. Perhaps something cheaper might appeal? Enter the Ewee-PT from Germany, where it...

Self-balancing skateboard robot

03/22/2010, XenonJon received a truckload of attention for his skateboard/Segway-style balancing platform which he created, making quite a splash at the Makerfaire in Newcastle. Since us humans are all about improving ourselves always, he has made up his mind to...

Cool Rider Cooler Than Segway?

11/13/2009, The Cool Rider certainly doesn’t look anything like a Segway, but it probably would fall into the personal transportable category of vehicles. Armed with a battery powered motor capable of hitting 12mph, the Cool Rider isn’t too much of a...