honda reveals self-balancing motorbike that can sit, stay and heel honda reveals self-balancing motorbike that can sit, stay and heel
jan 07, 2017

honda reveals self-balancing motorbike that can sit, stay and heel

 

CES 2017: honda has unveiled its concept for a self-balancing motorcycle capable of remaining upright without the use of a kickstand. at high speeds motorcyclists don’t have to worry so much about losing balance, but in congested traffic, parking lots or tight spaces, the probability of ending up on the pavement becomes a whole lot higher. 

 

 

 

 

helping put an end to any unscheduled topples, honda has debuted its ‘riding assist’ technology at this year’s CES, greatly reducing the chance of hitting the sidewalk while the bike is at rest. rather than using gyroscopes — whose heavy weight can impede the riding experience — honda pull off the balancing act using technology first implemented in their personal mobility device UNI-CUB. not only will the bike sit and stay on command, but it can even be programmed to follow you around — a move that has many comparing the two-wheeler to a friendly metal pup. of course, honda’s balance mode can easily be switched on or off for those times when you’d rather a more hands-on riding experience. 

honda self-balancing motorbike
the motorcycle is capable of remaining upright without the use of a kickstand

honda self-balancing motorbike
in congested traffic, parking lots or tight spaces the chances of ending up on the pavement are a whole lot higher

honda self-balancing motorbike
the technology helps put an end to any unscheduled topples

honda self-balancing motorbike
balance mode can be switched off for when you want a more hands-on experience

honda self-balancing motorbike
it’s a move that has many comparing the two-wheeler to a friendly metal pup

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