Check this cool bike out. It was a concept last year, and it’s a reality. Pretty amazing, huh? Well, WRONG. Check it running and see why:
See what I mean? As soon as the unicycle hits 32kph, that Kaneda-worthy red metal bullet transforms into a vehicle for the Ringling Bros. clown troupe. Except that not even a clown will ride this. The inventor, Ben Gulak, says that it’s all for a good reason:
The original Uno was quite scary to speed up on. This is a much more user-friendly experience.
Sounds good, and the engineering seems quite neat, but why do you need an unicycle then? [Popsci]