Uno – The Segway Motorcycle

It’s Segway meets motorcycle and it’s beautiful.

Believe it or not, this little beauty was built by 18 year-old Ben J.Poss Gulak who used Google StretchUp to draw up the plans, since he couldn’t afford professional software. Even though he had some help from motorcycle modders and robotics experts, he deserves to be congratulated.

Unveiled for the first time at the Toronto National Motorbike Show, Uno has two wheels but not one in front of the other, but right next to each other. It’s an electric vehicle with two micro-gyro engines, much like the Segway, one for forward and back and the other for turning. It only has one control, the on/off switch, everything else is done by leaning.

Ben came up with the idea of an eco-friendly vehicle when he was in China where “the smog was so thick, we never saw the sun.”

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  • malcolm davis Posted on May 1, 2008

    Looks like someone has figured out how to build and sell half a motorcycle for more than a whole motorcycle might cost….

  • ne:me:dios Posted on June 27, 2008

    Haha, I’m a comic drawer and I once drew somthing like this just for some surrealistic-fantasy-like picture… :D

  • Carl Hungness Posted on August 20, 2008

    fabulous piece of engineering. I want this young man to take a look at the old Katzenjammer Kids cartoon strip and see the car they used to drive.

  • Chris Posted on January 13, 2010

    Amazing engineering? Yes… Something I would ride? No way… I would DEFINITELY hurt myself! hahaha