What Are Alt-Wheels?
– Made for a single rider
– Smaller than bicycles
Electric skateboards, electric scooters, electric unicycles, the Onewheel, the Jyroball.
Alt-Wheels differs from “micromobility.” That’s all in this post.
Another example of why we need the UK’s driver prosecution system here in America. Catch driver on video, upload to police website, testify in court, driver penalized:
6 Penalty points, £440 fine, £44 victim surchage, and £100 court costs. What a stupid and annoying overtake.
Meanwhile, traffic enforcement in Singapore:
A van driver is wooed by and won over to electric unicycles:
Gotway was once thinking of doing an m5 electric unicycle — the 5 means it’s a five-inch wheel:
Unfortunately, they abandoned that idea:
out of production now because it takes long time to print the shell
Sure, it was probably always impractical. But who can resist that amount of cute? It’s too bad they didn’t consider a limited run via Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Then they’d sign up everyone interested and could mass produce a shell instead of 3D print it.
One more video of what might have been:
That’s about 9.2 pounds!