Are Segways difficult to operate?
Not at all. It balances itself. You stand on it normally and lean slightly forward or backward to move.
How do you balance on a Segway?
It balances itself. You stand on it normally and lean slightly forward or backward to move.
How safe is a Segway?
If you relax, ride it smoothly and attentively, and be aware of your surroundings, it's as safe - if not safer than - other modes of transportation.
Who can use a Segway?
If you can stand, walk, and climb one step without assistance, you can ride a Segway.
Are there age restrictions for using a Segway?
You must be 12 or older, and those under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
Are there weight restrictions for using a Segway?
Segway sets weight limits for rider safety and to reduce the risk of damage to a Segway PT. A rider must not be less than 100 lbs. (40 kg). The PT's maximum payload (which includes the rider and all cargo) is 260 lbs. (117 kg). The total weight of any handlebar cargo plus any additional attachments hanging from the handlebar should not exceed 10 lbs. (4.5 kg).]
How many people can go on a guided Segway tour?
1 to 9 peoples. We split large parties and do back-to-back or simultaneous tours if we have the resources.
How long are the guided Segway tours?
1 hour 30 minutes (from the 1st ofNovember throught the end of March) and 2 hours 30 minutes during all the year. The first 30 minutes is training and practice next the tall Equestrian Statue of Maréchal Joffre, Place Joffre, between the main entrance of the Ecole Militaire and the Champs de Mars. 75007 Paris. And then 1 or 2 hours minutes exploring Paris.
Is previous Segway experience necessary to take a tour?
Not at all. Our training prepares you well for what we'll encounter on the tour.
Do the tours run on the sidewalks or on the street?
Primarily on the sidewalks and in some alleys. We cross streets in the crosswalks at intersections.
What happens if it rains when my Segway tour is scheduled?
In light rain, we hand out ponchos. We cancel or postpone tours in heavy rain or thunderstorms.