Here's a Better Looking, Less Awkward Segway

Segways are nerdy and awkward, there's no way around it. This solowheel, a "self balancing electric unicycle" is just as nerdy as a Segway but slightly less awkward. The Solowheel only weighs 20 pounds and comes in a relatively small package and is definitely no where near as unwieldy as a Segway. Plus, it doesn't… » 2/20/11 3:00pm 2/20/11 3:00pm

Self-Balancing Electric Unicycle to Make Clowns, Attention-Seekers Even…

The Electric Self-Balancing Unicycle, or SBU, uses gyroscopes, accelerometers, and good clean electric power to make everyone's favorite one-wheeled method of transport accessible to those who don't want to bother with all that messy balancing and pedaling. Sure, unicycle purists will scoff, but now you can finally… » 10/18/08 11:30am 10/18/08 11:30am

Little Seiko Unicycling Robot Caught On Video, Unicycling Straight Into…

Here's video of Murata's Little Seiko » 9/29/08 6:28am 9/29/08 6:28am balancing robot up to its tricks on a unicycle. It's a smart little thing: as well as balancing on that single wheel with nifty gyro and counterbalance robotic action, it can do collision avoidance. And boy, if it isn't the cutest little robot you ever did see. []

Future Victim of Everest to Ride Down Mountain on a Unicycle

The words "extreme" and "unicycle" should never be uttered in the same breath—unless you are referring to British mountaineer Steve Colligan. Starting next week he will attempt to traverse a 600-mile stretch of the Himalayas from Lhasa in Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal, via Everest base camp riding on a mountain… » 9/15/08 1:45pm 9/15/08 1:45pm

Unicycle Transport Vehicle: Like a Segway, Only Lamer and Sweatier

This unicycle transport vehicle by designer Regimantas Vegele is tailor made for an unique breed of individual-the kind of person that cares about looking good, but does not care about looking foolish. Essentially, the device would take the concept of an elliptical trainer and turn it into an actual moving vehicle. So… » 6/18/08 6:30pm 6/18/08 6:30pm