Buying a segway in Taiwan

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Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby iix23 » 28 Jun 2009, 03:29

I am looking to buy a segway to commute to work everyday. I live in Zhudong and my job (restaurant/job) is in Hsinchu. I will usually drive to Guanshi, all the way across the mountains to He wan san. to come back to Miaoli. Then I just follow the express 61 way to Hsinchu. It takes me about 4 hours to get to work.

I am willing to spend more time driving a segway providing that I could save 50$ a day on gas( I already spent 700$ a day). I don't mind driving 3 more hours a day.

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby Belgian Pie » 28 Jun 2009, 09:04

My advice, leave the Segway (unless you are suicidal) and take a shorter route ...There is no way you spend 700NT$ a day on gazzz ... Zhudong is practically next to Xinzhu ... oh, and a Segway cost you some $$$ ... not to mention you'll have to take an additional battery probably ...

Taiwan has electric scooters ... must be cheaper and safer than a Segway ...
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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby tango42 » 28 Jun 2009, 09:12

I just use mine to ride around the house, mostly going from front door to back bedroom with an occasional detour to the bathroom. The benefits far exceed the cost.
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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby Dial » 28 Jun 2009, 09:14

Hmmm currently commuting 4 hours a day and you don't mind adding another 3 hours?

How about a hot air balloon? It would be quicker and the views would be better. Plus you'd get advance warning on the day when all those missiles come arcing over the horizon from China. You could hover above and cackle madly at all the destruction going on below.

Anyway for what its worth I saw one in 3C on the corner of Roosevelt and Heping a while back. A snip at a mere 180,000 or so, if I recall correctly.
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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby zender » 28 Jun 2009, 09:31

Segway.

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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby sandman » 28 Jun 2009, 10:11

forget the segway. what you need is a sinclair c5.

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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby redwagon » 28 Jun 2009, 11:24

sandman wrote:forget the segway. what you need is a sinclair c5.

This sounds like the start of '10 least suitable vehicles for Taiwan' list. :wink:
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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

Postby Belgian Pie » 28 Jun 2009, 11:26

I must say that you must be a tough guy ... working in a restaurant and than 4 hours commute ... I'm worn out at the end of the day working in the kitchen, just want to go home ... 2 minutes commute :ponder:
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Re: Buying a segway in Taiwan

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