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I've still never seen someone ride a Segway in person. Maybe it's just a big city thing.

As for the article, I get annoyed seeing bikers and skateboarders on sidewalks. Segways should be on street too.
Nothing wrong with skateboarders on the sidewalk, as long as they don't bomb hills. You can easily ride a skateboard in a crowd without any chance of hurting anyone or disrupting anything.
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The failure of the segway is t this day a marketing mystery. Personally, and I'm sure you all agree. I dont understand why business people were surprised the thing flopped. Just look at it. But it has gone down as one of the 20th century's greatest marketing flops.

But I don't think they should be banned from pavement. The do not present a hardship to anyone aside from those choosing to drive them.
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They see me ridin'
my segway...
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People are still riding in these things?

I stayed away from them after the creator died while riding one.
Not exactly comforting.
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They see me ridin'
my segway...
This.
Someone must've gone MAD seeing them and decided to ruin it all.
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Wow the title does not say it applies to the uk so for a second I thought what will strip mall security guards do now? They will be forced to walk.
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Wow the title does not say it applies to the uk so for a second I thought what will strip mall security guards do now? They will be forced to walk.
They are only banned on sidewalks. Mall and airport security can still use them.
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post #18 of 63
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I've still never seen someone ride a Segway in person. Maybe it's just a big city thing.

As for the article, I get annoyed seeing bikers and skateboarders on sidewalks. Segways should be on street too.
If you go to many grand prix races you'll see the girls in skimpy outfits hawking all manner of things for you to burn money riding these things.

I think it's okay since they are wearing really skimpy clothes and are usually easy on the eyes.
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They are only banned on sidewalks. Mall and airport security can still use them.
Good news for Blart.
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A Segway should NOT be used on sidewalks with walking pedestrians.
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Won't this seriously put a hurt on the Segway brand and disabled peoples?

I'm amazed the judge just did not consider either.

Also, if it's only private ground on which Segways are allowed, doesn't that mean Mr Coates would not have the option of riding his Segway on a sidewalk in the future?
Explain what kind of disabled person is using a Segway?

Remember when they unveiled these things to the public? They said they were going to unveil a revolutionary device that would change the way the world traveled. The Segway has always been full of fail.
Edited by Mygaffer - 1/19/11 at 11:14pm
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