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mackevin
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Icon 14 posted February 26, 2006 14:36      Profile for mackevin   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
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Hello,

until now public use of Segways in Germany is forbidden. But in the last three month they were testet by police officers.

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Conclusion: Use them!

Press release in German: http://www.saarland.de/detail.html?mid=8750

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Rhonwyyn

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Icon 1 posted February 26, 2006 20:06      Profile for Rhonwyyn   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
We have Segways in the US. I worked with an air quality partnership trying to get them popularized in my town. They're really fun and easy to ride. (I've used one at a business expo for a demonstration.)

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quote:
Originally posted by Rhonwyyn:
We have Segways in the US. [snip] They're really fun and easy to ride.

That's funny. I recall a certain well-known 'USian' having quite a bit of difficulty using one, though. [Wink]

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Rhonwyyn

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It does take a few minutes to get the hang of it. You have to trust the gyroscopes to balance for you, and that's a bit weird at first.

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