Segway Scooters Are Going Away

June 24, 2020

I'll never be able to watch "Mall Cop" the same way. Poor Paul Blart, this has to hurt his heart. Because the company that makes Segway scooters just announced they're going away, 19 years after they debuted. Now I've never been on a Segway, but I've always wanted to.  But I might not have a chance now!

The first Segway PT model came out in 2001.  (By the way, it stands for "Personal Transporter.")  Do you remember how everyone wanted one? However, that $5,000 price tag was a little steep.  So in two decades, they only sold 140,000 of them.  (Mostly to police and private security firms.)

According to CNN, Segway's parent company will still make smaller self-balancing scooters that are cheaper and easier to ride.  But the original Segway that we know and love won't be manufactured after July 15th.

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Seize the day in style on your Segway PT #segway #i2 #goplaces -- by @photobyhugo

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