Segway owners glide without gas
Sunday, June 22, 2008
BY DOUG WHITEMAN
When the Segway Personal Transporter came out in 2001, inventor Dean Kamen said the self-balancing vehicle would revolutionize short-distance travel. At first, however, they appealed mostly to police, mall security crews and airport personnel.
With gas prices escalating, sales are growing. Jared Cavalier, the Columbus Segway dealer, said the increased interest has allowed him to open stores in Toledo and Cincinnati this year.