Single-Wheel Motorcycle Soon Ready for Market
The RYNO, a one-wheeled electric micro-cycle that can travel up to speeds of 10 mph, is finally set to enter production
The RYNO is a one-wheeled motorcycle that balances itself front-to-back while the rider maintains balance side-to-side. It is able to travel up to speeds of 10 mph, which puts it in the same category as the Segway, and is also being aimed at the same demographic of people who currently use Segways.
The personal mobility vehicle was inspired by a child's imagination. Inventor Chris Hoffmann's 13-year-old daughter saw a similar motorcycle in a video game and asked if it would be possible to build such a design in real-life. Hoffmann, an engineer from Portland, Oregon with 15 years of auto industry engineering experience designing heavy plant machinery, then turned her dream into a futuristic reality.