Inventor Creates Bizarre Unicycle
Inventor creates bizarre unicycle with no pedals he says will help tackle
congestion in cities
- The Velofeet was designed by Inverness inventor Manual Alvarez-Icaza
- He believes the machine could provide a solution to congestion in cities
- Passenger leans to change direction and to stop you lean back on the seat
It may sound about as useful as an ashtray on a motorbike or a chocolate
fireguard, but one inventor hopes we will soon be riding around on a bike with
Using the Velofeet is as easy as a walk in the park, as you simply sit back
astride its single wheel and stride along.
Manuel Alvarez-Icaza, its Inverness-based inventor, believes the wackiest idea
since the Segway could provide the solution to congested city centers by
providing a lightweight and manoeuvrable way of travelling short distances.