Tag Archives: Self-Balancing
We spent the evening at the Unicycle Noobs event at the Portland waterfront Friday Night. It’s an event put on by a Portland unicycle group call the Unicycle Bastards to teach noobies how to unicycle. I showed up with 3 … Read More >
Okay, little girls that have been riding unicycles for years can learn it in a few minutes. David Martschinske and I were invited to bring some SBUs to the Unicycling Club at Pleasant Valley Middle School last Wednesday. We brought … Read More >
KGW NewsChannel 8 in Portland Oregon ran a story on us. Check out the nerd herd here: http://www.kgw.com/archive/59549397.html Here comes the wave. 😉
The Oregonian just ran an article about us. Read it here: Vancouver engineer invents self-balancing unicycle by Allan Brettman Monday May 25, 2009, 6:05 PM Fredrick D. Joe/The Oregonian – Daniel Wood, co-founder of Focus Designs and inventor of the … Read More >
The Columbian did an article about us. Read it here: Bits ‘n’ Pieces: Camas man hops a ride to “MythBusters” Sunday, May 17 | 5:49 p.m. Top from left: “MythBusters” co-host Jamie Hyneman and Bobby Wood. Bottom from left: “MythBusters” co-host … Read More >
We are pumped! The SBU will show up in an episode of Mythbusters called “Hang in there” which should air in the next few weeks. It will also show up in a future episode called “Bullets Dropped vs. Fired” which … Read More >
On the set of Mythbusters riding SBUs with Adam Savage and the Mythbusters crew – life is good! Daniel (SBU inventor) presented SBU #2 to Adam Savage (host of Mythbusters) on set at an undisclosed location. We are totally going … Read More >
SBU #2 is very special, the uber-SBU, for someone very special… stay tuned, this is not a myth. We’ve already said too much.
Daniel Wood (SBU inventor) meets Dean Kamen (Segway inventor) and in a fight to the death… opps, wrong story. Daniel presents the first SBU to Dean at his house – Dean instantly falls in love. The question I have is … Read More >
Watch a celebrity, David, learn to ride the SBU. (Ok, David is only a celebrity to his mama, but we think he’s pretty cool.) Check it out on the Media page.