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From Segway Rally Races to Self-Balancing Unicycles

 - Aug 11, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Segways are a great mode of transportation for those who are willing enough to try it. From 100,000 men on Segways to Segway-style standup transit, there are many innovations that are embracing the minimal-wheeled vehicle.

Implications - The Segway is a minimal mode of transportation that will surely revolutionize the way people get around. Though consumers have reached a common consensus that Segways are technological marvels, these two-wheeled pieces have yet to reach the market on a mainstream level. This consumer hesitation may be due to the fact that consumers are creatures of habit. Trusted transportation methods are best in the mind of the everyday consumer, and Segways have yet to gain their trust.