Thursday, 11 July 2019

Historical Photos of the Bizarre Two-Wheeled, Self-Balancing 1967 Gyro-X Vehicle

quote [ In 1967 Alex Tremules, contracted by California-based Gyro Transport Systems, built the single-seated Gyro-X. The automobile had just two wheels, one in front and one in the back and, as the car’s name implies, it utilized a built-in gyroscope to remain upright when moving. ]

Hell on two wheels
[SFW] [science & technology] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT]

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mechanical contrivance said @ 7:30pm GMT on 11th Jul
But why?
zarathustra said @ 3:42am GMT on 12th Jul
Agreed. It is basically a motorcycle with training wheels and the world's most uncool cowling.
captainstubing said @ 7:42am GMT on 12th Jul
I'd love these as a class for electrics at Isle of Man.

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