Population Statistic: Read. React. Repeat.
Thursday, August 09, 2021

segundo
Looks like the Segway fad has run its course. How else to explain why the Segway Enthusiasts Group of America has up and died from lack of participation?

The fine print is that SEG America is undergoing a “significant transformation”, with Segway itself lending aid. Translation: The club is turning over all organizational assets to the scooter company, and the company will turn that over to its marketing department, and that’s the end of that.

For what it’s worth, I’ve had exactly one single Segway sighting in New York in the year-and-a-half I’ve been here. I’d think more would be puttering around the concrete jungle, especially given the local demand for alternate forms of transportation.

So I’m not too surprised by the slow death represented here. Segway’s well on its way to becoming a quaint historical cul-de-sac in personal transportation development.

by Costa Tsiokos, Thu 08/09/2021 05:50:19 PM
Category: Tech, Society | Permalink |

Trackback this entry: Right-click and copy link
1 Feedback »
  1. Things I learned today (12)…

    Keep in mind that this definition of “today” is a bit more flexible than, say, “the period since 12 midnight.”The quality of bagels diminishes as you get farther from New York City. Why do people take out such unfavorable mortgages?……

    Trackback by dustbury.com — 08/10/2021 @ 07:53:23 AM

RSS feed for feedback on this post.

Leave a comment


PLEASE NOTE: Various types of comment moderation may be triggered once you hit the "Say It!" button below. Common causes for this are the inclusion of several hyperlinks and/or spam words in the comment field. Please do not hit the "Say It!" button more than once. If you feel your comment is being blocked without cause, feel free to email me about it.