IT in a previous live
Robert S. Thau
Wed, 12 Dec 2001 12:01:21 -0500 (EST)
> The machine had several major flaws which doomed it before it had even
> been launched. It was capable of only 15 mph (a deliberate design
> decision, as electric vehicles which could travel faster than that
> required a licence to use). It had a very limited range which varied
> according to weather conditions - as little as 10km in cold weather - and
> its weight made it a struggle to pedal. Its cockpit was exposed to the
> elements (a real problem in the British climate) and the C5 itself was
> worryingly vulnerable in traffic.
I walk to work, and someone else in the office actually commutes on
a Razor scooter, weather permitting. If the Segway has a market,
we're it. Neither one of us wants one.