Contributing Monkie G Living Staff Monkies
Published on November 9, 2007
Have glider –- will travel. It’s refreshing to see that, with the multitude of transportation options available, people are still able to invent new and innovative ways to get from point A to point B. This innovation is made manifest not only in coming up with space-saving vehicles, but more importantly, vehicles that are more eco-responsible and environmentally safe.
Enter the EasyGlider, the brainchild of Funsport-systems, Inc. The EasyGlider combines the facility of an electric motor with the most biomechanically ingenious chassis ever designed – the human body.
The EasyGlider itself is basically a wheel attached to a long, slightly curved steering bar with handlebars attached. That is the basic concept. Now, add to that an environmentally friendly electric motor that will propel its user at speeds of up to 20 kph and you have a unique system of propulsion. The EasyGlider is meant to be used in concert with your inline skates, skateboard or what they call the “char,” a chariot-like trailer that’s included with the EasyGlider.
So, depending on personal style, one can commute with whatever mode of transport underfoot is desirable. To add to its facility and cool factor, the EasyGlider also comes with four mp3 compatible 10-watt speakers, thus allowing the rider to jam with tunes while gliding along. It also can function at night, as it comes with built-in headlights that can illumine the road ahead. Thanks to a compact size of 50 x 30 cm, and a foldable steering bar, the EasyGlider is also easily transportable and fits into almost any trunk.
Being Green is about making changes in your life that are not only beneficial to you, but also to the planet. Sometimes it takes innovations that are as fun as they are responsible to show people that the littlest things can make a difference. We are a society that likes to have options, and with the creation of the EasyGlider, we have one more option available to us in the pursuit of a less carbon filled mode of transportation.