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Maybe they need reminding about this incident ....


http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellnes...ry?id=11736855
Yeah, 'cos riding off a cliff is an inherent hazard when riding a Segway through Geneva...
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Old 18.07.2012, 13:54
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Yeah, 'cos riding off a cliff is an inherent hazard when riding a Segway through Geneva...
For 'cliff' read 'ramparts'.
Plus we have a nice deep lake for them to fall into.
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Old 18.07.2012, 14:09
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Geneva is a $hithole anyways...don't think that Segways will make it any worse.
I admire your perpetual optimism.
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Well, at least we don't have to deal with bougy wanna be politicians, the stench, litter and all that rubbish that Geneva stands for...and yes, Olten is a cultural paradise, we have 16 Kebab shops.
and maybe twice as many cabarets?

And it seems that Olten's main selling point is proximity to motorway and trains, ie, you can get away faster.
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Old 18.07.2012, 14:25
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have I tried one?..........no.

do you know Geneva? ........the rental location is across from the main train station in one of the busiest sections of town and a good 4-5 blocks from the lakeside-pedestrian area.
They have tours in Luzern too, but AFAIK, they're not even allowed in pedestrianised areas, they're treated like bikes, so your not supposed to ride them on pavements, and have to use the cycle lanes and roads. Looks like you also get dayglo vests and helmets too.
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Old 18.07.2012, 14:30
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Looks like you also get dayglo vests and helmets too.
thats all right then.. cuz' certainly no cyclist has ever been struck, killed, while wearing a dayglo vest.

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thats all right then.. cuz' certainly no cyclist has ever been struck, killed, while wearing a dayglo vest.

Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves. Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here

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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

I thought those things (segway) were banned in CH, or at least not legal to use on the sidewalks. Dislaimer, not that sidewalk law is ever enforced, especially in geneva.

If they are meant to use on the roads, whoa, just waiting for the next 20 Minutes with the picture of the xxxth Geneva tram collision this year.
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Plus we have a nice deep lake for them to fall into.
Or for Gryn... I mean, someone, to direct them into.
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I thought those things (segway) were banned in CH, or at least not legal to use on the sidewalks. Dislaimer, not that sidewalk law is ever enforced, especially in geneva.

If they are meant to use on the roads, whoa, just waiting for the next 20 Minutes with the picture of the xxxth Geneva tram collision this year.
The fact that a driving licence is required indicates that they are indeed intended for road use. When I tried one in SF some years ago we used the roads and were in no way a problem for ourselves or motorists. In effect you don't take up any more space than a cyclist, but you sure are more visible, and speeds in town are low enough to not matter anyway.
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I'm not worried about them.. .I'm worried about me... one of these idiots get's in my way, while I'm heading downtown for a beloved shawarma, I'm gonna kick their silly butts right into the middle of traffic.




.........and breath.
They are actually really cool for running into pedestrians with or cars (expensive ones)!!
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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

Geneva has yet another new hazard; Gynch's mug (current avatar) is plastered all over town advertising his new film......
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Geneva has yet another new hazard; Gynch's mug (current avatar) is plastered all over town advertising his new film......

*hehe* I saw that the other day and thought perrrrFict !
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