Build your own Segway for about $2000

posted by Jason Kottke Sep 29, 2003

Build your own Segway for about $2000. This guy is my new hero.

Reader comments

SchmeldingSep 29, 2003 at 8:11PM

The Segway is a bomb -- ain't no way most people will pay $4,950 for one. $2,000 is still waaay to high for most people. The Segway is the contemporary version of the Edsel, and until the prices drop under $2,000 for one ($1,000 for a DIY Kit? How cool would that be?) Segway is fast looking to become a dinosaur. Hey, I really, really, like the Segway, but...I think you get the idea.

mcSep 29, 2003 at 10:25PM

electric scooters are not new, the segway was not a new product. i owned a goped hoverboard for a year and a half before the "new" invention was released. and the segway is too heavy. my hovey is 40lbs. does 12mph and cost $600. it's easier to ride as well. (yes i've ridden a segway)

KJCOct 02, 2003 at 11:17AM

Can I also build my own iPod for $150?

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