A Motorised Unicycle: Just What We Wanted From 2014

Another welcome alternative to getting the tube

What would happen if you whacked a motor in a unicycle?

This one-wheeled 'microcycle' – probably the best circus-inspired vehicle we've ever seen – is the creation of US innovators  Ryno Motors.

Like the one-wheel electronic skateboard before it, you drive the microcycle by intuition, using your weight to steer and accelerate. 

A great way to navigate a busy city, it reaches top speeds of 10MPH and can be taken on roads or pavements. 

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Plus it runs on electricity, meaning it has a tiny carbon footprint. 

Yet another promising alternative to staring over the yellow line into the rat infested abyss while you wait for the Northern line home at rush hour – good work, technology.

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