Segway scooters on sale to public

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If you haven't seen these before, I'll have to ask you to [URL=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00007EPJ6/002-2727172-1588846]check it out and don't miss it[/URL], without doubt one of the best examples of [URL=http://news.com.com/2100-1040-966259.html?tag=lh]high-tech engineering[/URL] applied to daily living. I wish they were somewhat cheaper or widely available, perhaps it's just a matter of time...

With its gyroscopically balanced, software-loaded design, the Segway has been ceaselessly touted by backers as the future of transportation in polluted urban areas and in sprawling work environments such as factory floors. Monday's announcement, in which Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called the device "one of the most famous and anticipated product introductions of all time," was no more breathless than many of the early reviews of the vehicle.

You can pre-order now at Amazon for nothing less than $5000 ;).

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