Segways are not a recent thing. If you walk around downtown Richmond, you often see a tour group going by on wheels. I never thought much of it - Segwaying seems easy enough, but not something I would go out of my way to experience.
That changed several weekends ago while up in DC with some friends from Qatar. Our group leaders booked us a private Segway tour of the DC monuments. I didn't think much of it. Everyone who had Segwayed before said it was easy to pick up. They kept saying hoverboards are a lot harder. But I've never hoverboarded and, similarly, don't have plans to, so that was really null comment.
I probably should have worried more. After all, I never learned to rollerblade or skate. I am the twenty-something holding a walker on the skating rink at disco night. I also used training wheels on my bike in third grade. Balance is not my thing.Read More