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May 14, 2014

Limited-Edition Rechargeable One-Wheel Motorcycle


Wrote Amber Williams in the April 2014 issue of Popular Science, "The Ryno looks like the love child of a motorcycle and a unicycle. But unlike either, there's little balancing required: A gyroscope and accelerometers help keep a rider upright. Leaning forward accelerates the electric bike to speeds up to 10 mph."

Features and Details:

• Weighs 160 pounds

• 260 pound capacity

• 6 hour charge time

• Custom steel framed LED headlights

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May 14, 2014 at 08:01 AM | Permalink



A living chicken. That beats a dead duck and four of a kind!

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | May 15, 2014 1:16:05 AM

Bike? Well, it's only one wheel, and 'bike' comes from latin, bi, meaning 'two'. So it's more of an 'Ike', or maybe a 'Uke'?
I've been watching the development of this thing for several years now, and like the Moller Aircar, it always seems to be a theoretical thing that might just advance past prototype stage one day. But I still can't see how, even at only ten mph, it can safely come to a rapid stop without a major faceplant. I'll be sticking to multiple wheels.

Posted by: soubriquet | May 14, 2014 6:31:31 PM

Interesting, the other videos on youtube seem to show him standing up when it get a little speed going. I wonder about that. Me, I like my four wheels surrounded by steel, call me chicken.

Posted by: tamra | May 14, 2014 3:14:12 PM

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