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]



How Flatware Is Made

How Flatware Is Made

Origami R5 Storage Rack

Origami R5 Storage Rack

Closet Door Guitar

Closet Door Guitar

This Insanely Rare Ferrari J50 Can Be Yours for $3.6 Million

This Insanely Rare Ferrari J50 Can Be Yours for $3.6 Million

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

New Lexus Interface Says Goodbye to Trackpads in 2022

BMW Reveals the 2022 X3 and X4 SUVs

BMW Reveals the 2022 X3 and X4 SUVs

Advertisement