The Psychology of Transport

I admit it, there is something fascinating yet uncanny about Segways. One writer tried to nail its lack of acceptance amongst the public by suggesting that it just looks too effortless (or more accurately that the rider looks too lazy). On the other hand he talks of the response to the electric unicycle and I must admit it does look to be more effort, but surely not just because the rider is astride it, but because it just looks too darn hard to balance on? And is it-what is it like to ride?

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