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Inspired by His Daughter's Video Game, This Guy Built the World's First One-Wheeled Electric Motorcycle

Jesse McDougall

When asked by his daughter if he could build the powerful unicycle vehicle from her video game, Chris Hoffman saw more than an innocent question—he saw a challenge. He went to work and produced the Ryno—the world's first electric motorunicycle.

Designed for urban travel, the Ryno features a Lithium Iron Phosphate battery, a 1.5 hour recharge time, a 20 mile range, and a max speed of 20 mph. It will go into production in 2013.

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  • FreedomRide

    Amazing one wheel motorbike

    • Jesse McDougall

      Yes! I was struggling with the word 'cycle' when I created the title. 'Motorbike' is much better. I'm afraid 'cycle' has assumed the connotation of 'something having two wheels,' which, of course, isn't how it's actually defined. But, 'motorbike' is cleaner.

    • FreedomRide

      Can't believe its a real http:motorcycle