Bombardier EMBRIO - One-Wheeled Motorcycle?

Bombardier, the makers of snowmobiles, watercraft, and off-road vehicles, is developing a one-wheeled vehicle named, "EMBRIO". It...

Bombardier, the makers of snowmobiles, watercraft, and off-road vehicles, is developing a one-wheeled vehicle named, "EMBRIO". It looks kinda looks like the Honda Goldwing of unicycles.

The thing is powered by fuel cells, and uses the same gyroscopic balancing technology that made the Segway famous.
With a riding position similar to a motorcycle, the EMBRIO uses a complex series of sensors and gyroscopes to balance one or more human passengers on a single wheel. To move forward, the rider activates a trigger on the left handlebar. The landing gear retracts when the speed reaches 20 km/h. To turn, the rider leans in the desired direction. The brake is activated by a trigger on the right handlebar. When the speed drops to 20 km/h again, the landing gear redeploys automatically.
Bombardier says that even without the landing gear, the EMBRIO will remain stable and upright because of the gyroscope.

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  1. I love the look of the EMBRIO

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  2. The EMBRIO is the cleanest looking and sharpiest high tech unimotorcycles I have ever seen.(Well..pretty much the only one i've seen.) I think this is the new future for motorcycles. Only if it were faster, (and was acually released to the public.) It would bring the future closer. I hope they acually release it sometime in my life time, cuz I would get one, for sure! It would be very expensive I would think but it doesnt matter!

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