Norway Arrests First Segway Drunk Driver

After lifting a ban on Segways last month, Norwegian officials have made its first arrest of a person driving their electric footbikething while intoxicated. A man was riding the dorkmobile erratically in central Oslo when he was pulled over. » 8/20/14 11:20am 8/20/14 11:20am

Segway Trike Manages to Defeat the Whole Purpose of Segway

Designed with the hopes that it would completely transform urban transportation, the Segway was a battery-powered self-balancing two-wheeled scooter that was unfortunately priced way too high to catch on. But the technology behind it was impressive, which is why the company's latest creation, a three-wheeled trike… » 5/21/14 10:58am 5/21/14 10:58am

Riding the RYNO: When Two Wheels Is Too Many

This sci-fi electric unicycle is the RYNO, a future-badass alternative to the Segway that looks like it got beamed down from the year 2114. But it's here, and it's real, and I got to ride it. » 1/25/14 2:41pm 1/25/14 2:41pm

A Vespa Had to Die For the Segway to Look Cool

If the only thing stopping you from riding around town on a Segway is, well, looking like someone riding around town on a Segway, this enhanced version might make you a little less hesitant about being seen in public on one. And it's all thanks to a handful of Vespa scooters that had to sacrifice their lives for this… » 12/13/13 10:33am 12/13/13 10:33am

Arian Foster Bought The Texans O-Line Segways And Matt Schaub Is…

After taking heat from them for being "too good to walk," Texans running back Arian Foster decided to show appreciation for his offensive line by buying each one of them a Segway for Christmas, which he seems to love as much as poetry and veganism. » 12/20/12 10:30am 12/20/12 10:30am

Everything You Need to Get From Point A to B While Looking Like an Idiot

Sometimes you need to get somewhere in a hurry, but a car can be an expensive accessory, particularly if you live in a downtown setting. Thankfully, there are plenty of alternatives to just taking a bicycle to where you need to go. Including plenty that look just look downright stupid. » 6/19/12 3:20pm 6/19/12 3:20pm

Honda takes unicycle to a more boring level

Comfort and safety are the top features when it comes to buying a new car, so in an attempt to make its U3-X personal mobility device more consumer-friendly, Honda has improved both those aspects in its new Uni-Cub concept. » 12/13/11 12:30pm 12/13/11 12:30pm

Gymkhana 4: Ken Block drifts around gorilla on a Segway

Last year's Gymkhana 3 freestyle drifting antics were watched by 35 million kiddies on YouTube. Today he tries to top that last performance by tearing up the Universal Studios Backlot. It's got Block crashing through a building, a gorilla on a Segway, Epic Meal Time, construction equipment, explosions, Sasquatch,… » 8/16/11 2:01pm 8/16/11 2:01pm

Segway Company Owner Drives Segway Off Cliff, Dies

Jimi Heseldan, the 62-year-old owner of the Segway Company, died yesterday when he accidentally drove one of the sucky two-wheeled gyroscope-controlled "future" transports off a cliff and into a river. » 9/27/10 10:30am 9/27/10 10:30am

I Am Very Sorry, Segway Stroller Lady

You might remember this post three years ago in which I laughed at a woman on a Segway pushing a baby stroller for being lazy. Well, I'm a giant asshole, and I want to apologize to Melissa Hofstetter. I'm sorry Melissa. » 8/02/10 6:50pm 8/02/10 6:50pm

A Taurus Concept You Ride Like A Bull

Since the GM EN-V debuted today, here's another balancing act which has caused furled brows over its necessity. The Taurus Concept is a compact, urban-targeted, open-top, saddle-ridden vehicle balancing on two wheels. Wait, isn't that a motorcycle? » 3/24/10 3:30pm 3/24/10 3:30pm

Tales From The Jalopnik Tips Line: Segway-On-Woman Edition

Occasionally, we'll receive an e-mail into the tips line that makes us stop and think. Mailopnik lets us share some of the ones that don't, along with our response. First up: Cylon/Segway-lovers. » 4/23/09 12:00pm 4/23/09 12:00pm

Segway Goes Steampunk With "Legway"

An enterprising inventor decided the Segway was just too advanced and could be pared down to something a bit simpler and a bit more steampunk. The human-powered result's dubbed the Legway. Take that Dean Kamen. » 4/17/09 1:00pm 4/17/09 1:00pm

Segway, GM Project P.U.M.A.: Live Reveal!

GM and Segway just unveiled Project P.U.M.A. live here in New York. Don't judge the two-wheeler on looks alone; it's just a prototype for a much more finished urban transportation solution. » 4/07/09 10:57am 4/07/09 10:57am

VIDEO: GM, Segway PUMA Pod Gets First Drive On Today Show

GM and Segway have teamed up before the New York Auto Show on what they're calling the PUMA project. The prototype vehicle was exclusively unveiled today on the Today Show. It's no April Fool's joke. » 4/07/09 8:15am 4/07/09 8:15am

GM, Segway To Unveil New Two-Wheeled Urban Vehicle

GM and Segway will announce today they're working together to develop a two-wheeled, two-seat electric vehicle part of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility or PUMA project. No, seriously. UPDATE: We now have video! » 4/06/09 9:29pm 4/06/09 9:29pm

Inventor Dean Kamen Considers Giving Up On Segway

Segway inventor Dean Kamen says he's wrestling with giving up on his personal mobility device, perhaps after reading our "Seven Reasons The Segway Sucks." » 1/16/09 2:01pm 1/16/09 2:01pm

Segway-Killing Toyota Winglet Enters Production Priced At $3,500

Toyota is putting its sex toy-like Winglet personal transportation device into production, with limited sales beginning this year. For just $3,500 you can look as ridiculous as a Segway owner. » 1/09/09 11:00am 1/09/09 11:00am