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ColorWare your Segway for $6k

Posted in Segway by Conner Flynn on June 23rd, 2010

Segway fans can now get some color on their vehicle instead of just living with black, white or sage. All thanks to ColorWare, who is obviously moving on to coloring larger gadgets these days. We aren’t sure if they will accept your current Segway to paint, or if they’re only selling new Segways like with their HDTV deal.

You can choose different colors for the handle bar, upper leansteer, lower leansteer, leansteer hub, center console, front bumper, rear bumper, front battery, rear battery, fenders, inner hubs, wheels and hub caps.

NYPD Gets Segways

Posted in News,Personal Transport,Segway by Chetz on May 18th, 2007

NYPD purchases 10 Segway Personal Transportors for police patrolThe New York City Police Department has purchased 10 Segway Personal Transporters for its force and will start using them for patrols in the city’s parks beginning this summer. The Segway PT has been slightly modified for police duty and now sports an extra bar for lights and a siren, reflective police labels, a handlebar bag for the cop gear, LED taillight and extra support for standing on the mat and cargo frames that also serve as lift handles.

Remember five years ago when guys like Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com said that the Segway would be the biggest thing every for cities and people would flock to use one. It never happened because essentially it’s a spiffed-up scooter and there’s no place to put your groceries, take passengers or stay dry and warm when it’s lousy outside. Who …

Segway Moves Forward with x2

Posted in Personal Transport,Segway by Darrin Olson on August 30th, 2006

Segway Personal Transporter X2
Segway has continued to “move forward” from its original product – the Segway Personal Transport (PT). They now have come out with the Segway Personal Transporter x2. This product is designed to provide enhanced personal transport performance on rugged terrain.
The changes to the Seqway x2 version of the PT from it’s original include:

All-terrain low-pressure tires
More robust fender design
Lithium ion batteries
Specially tuned internal software rugged terrain
Increased track width
Aluminum fender frame for easier loading and unloading
New Leansteer technology

Versions of the Segway x2:

x2 Police – includes accessory bar for mounting lights and sirens.
x2 Adventure – has handlebar bag for water bottle and other items.
x2 Golf – comes with a golf bag carrier attachment.