Posts Tagged ‘Segway’

Boston To Ban Segways From City Side Walks Will Use Any Force Necessary

June 22, 2011

There’s a battle rolling onto Boston’s sidewalks pitting pedestrians against tourists on futuristic wheels.

Residents in the North End have been complaining about an onslaught of Segway riders invading their neighborhood.

“They’re a pain in the butt, especially on like Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays,” said John Gargano. “It creates a nuisance. It creates a hazard.”

That’s why the Boston City Council members voted unanimously to ban Segways from city sidewalks.


Segway Owner Does A Thelma And Louise, Mall Cops Mourn

September 27, 2010

The multi-millionaire owner of the Segway company died in a freak accident yesterday when he rode one of the high-tech two-wheel machines off a cliff and into a river.

Former miner Jimi Heselden, 62, plunged into the River Wharfe while riding around his West Yorkshire estate in Boston Spa on a rugged country version of the Segway.

He bought the firm last December and was using one of the machines – which use gyroscopes to remain upright and are controlled by the direction in which the rider leans – to inspect the grounds of his property.

Mall cops all over America mourn..



Michelle Obama Targets Segway

May 22, 2010

Michelle Obama focuses on obesity and transportation..Solution is to pay someone else to walk your child…