Frequently Asked Questions

A. Riding the Chic Off-Road Personal Transporter feels like nothing you’ve ever experienced because there’s never been anything like it. Step on and your instinct will be to steady yourself, as you would on anything with two wheels. But almost immediately you’ll realize that the Segway Chic Personal Transporter is balancing for you, almost like it has become an extension of you. Just lean forward a little and you’ll see that the Segway Chic Off-Road Personal Transporter isn’t moving you on its own; it’s moving in response to you and what you tell it to do. It all feels natural and really cool.
A. The Segway chic Off-Road Personal Transporter uses LeanSteer™ Technology to move you from Point A to B. Gently move the LeanSteer frame and handlebar left or right in the direction you want to travel and feel the machine respond almost instantly. The Segway Chic Off-Road balances by using five micro-machined angular rate sensors and two accelerometers that sense the changing terrain and your body position at 100 times per second
A. Yes. The Segway Off-Road Personal Transporter is 11 times more efficient than the average American car, and over three times more efficient than even the highest-mileage scooters. As a zero-emissions vehicle, the Segway Chic Off-Road can also go indoors. It does draw electric power during recharge, but that electricity causes fourteen times less greenhouse gas emissions than driving a car.
A. Yes, Segway sets weight limits for rider safety and to reduce the risk of damage to the Segway Chic Off-Road. A rider must not be less than 45 kg. The maximum payload (which includes rider and all cargo) for the Segway Chic Off-Road is 120 kg. The total weight of any handlebar cargo plus any additional attachments hanging from the handlebar should not exceed 4.5 kg. Knysna Lagoon Lake side Gliding Tour (1hour) – no children under 12 years of age.
A. Each Segway Chic Off-Road comes with two operational settings, “beginner” and “standard”. Beginner setting is set to 13kph, and the standard setting is set to 20kph.
A. Depending on your base model, payload, riding style and terrain, a single charge can support up to 40-45 km. of travel. You’ll be amazed at just how far that really is.
A. Yes. The device is completely sealed to allow it to operate in wet weather, splash through puddles and ride on wet grass. Just be careful on slippery surfaces.