Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Stair Rover Skateboard Ready to Conquer Flights of Stairs

 |  |  |  |  |  |  June 23, 2012


Grinding down flights of stairs isn’t always easy when you are on a skateboard, so Po-Chih Lai decided that skateboards could be improved so that they would have no problem going down steps.

stair rover skateboard thrashes stairs

The Stair Rover skateboard uses extra pivoting trucks with two wheels on each side to follow the contour of stairs, allowing the board to ride down smoothly. While the video shows a skateboarder using the Stair Rover successfully, I wonder if it has enough ground clearance for all kinds of stairs. Nevertheless, it looks like it works well on a variety of bumpy surfaces.

For now, the Stair Rover is just a working prototype. There’s no word if it will ever be mass produced, but I can think of people who wouldn’t mind having the extra wheels that they can thrash down stairs.

stair rover skateboard thrashes stairs

[via Dezeen]



Making a Wooden Vise Grip

Making a Wooden Vise Grip

State Bottle Openers

State Bottle Openers

Mini Dog Treat Maker

Mini Dog Treat Maker

VonMercier Arosa Sports Hovercraft Looks Like a Floating Hypercar

VonMercier Arosa Sports Hovercraft Looks Like a Floating Hypercar

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

Jeep Gladiator Dual-Door Option Brings Half Doors to Jeep’s Truck

Jeep Gladiator Dual-Door Option Brings Half Doors to Jeep’s Truck

Advertisement