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Dec 28, 2011

MIT Scholar Builds a Self-balancing Unicycle to Roll Fast and Furious Around Campus


MIT student Stephan Boyer has built his own electrical uni-ride, which he's dubbing the "Bullet." The single-wheel transporter packs a custom MIG-welded steel body, two 7Ah 12-volt batteries, an ATmega328 chip and a 450-watt electric motor. While the Bullet isn't the speediest of solowheel demons (15mph max), it's on par with its $25,000 Ryno Motors counterpart. As far as power efficiency, the Bullet can go up to five miles on a single charge -- more than enough juice to hit a few classroom round-trips.

10 comments:

BragonDorn said...

That man is so brave :)

aamedor said...

awsome invention

R said...

That's an awesome invention!

Blog About Anything said...

That's pretty impressive, in the same line as the Segway.

YeamieWaffles said...

That's actually so cool, this man is pure genius. I'd love to have one of those things if I was brave enough to use them!

Watchtower Corp. said...

Nerd is the new cool

Stone Computer Services said...

I want one!

alhexblog Spot said...

mhhhh cool invention!

Atley said...

MIT students makeing the circus more interesting! YES!

BRAJVIR SINGH said...

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