Orbit Wheels are wheels that you put your feet through and then skate around sideways. They cost a not-too-bad $145 and mine just arrived. I'm going to take them for a spin and I'll give you the report when I'm back.
UPDATE: They were surprisingly fun. Unfortunately they were also unsurprisingly made fun of. A whole bus of middle-schoolers called me names so mean I can't repeat them here. A high-schooler purposefully tripped me and then tried to burn me with his cigarette. Then when I got home my dad told me I was no son of his and punched me in the eye. Verdict: Crying.
Because rollerbladez aren't cool anymore but some people still can't shake the feeling they need wheels strapped to their feet, inventor MICHAEEEEEL JEEEEEENKINS! invented Chariot Skates. What are Chariot Skates? F***ing ridiculous looking for one.
Costing up to $11,000 for ... / Continue →
The Legway was the original inspiration for Gob Bluth's preferred method of transportation, the Segway. As you can see, it's made out of copper piping, wood, and a heaping portion of leg muscle.
It's actually a variation of the Universe Cycle, with handlebars. I'd love to s... / Continue →
Because bike chains (and gold chains) are such a hot commodity in the inner city, the Inner City Bike doesn't have one. Or a comfortable seat. Or much practicality. I have to have it!
Bicycling to work may be the way to go for some, but parking could still be an issue. That... / Continue →