The record for a bicycle is 49 minutes. The Segway - which needed six sets of batteries - took two and a half hours to climb New England's highest peak

Segway wibbles to top of Mt Washington

According to Charles Pelkey, news editor of VeloNews, the slow ascent of the Segway is confirmation that bikes are best:

"Adding to the evidence that new technology isn’t always a great leap forward, one of the new Segway human transporters struggled its way to the top of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington, but well off the pace of the machine it may eventually seek to replace."

http://www.velonews.com/…/4892.0.html

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