Honda's Self-Balancing Motorbike Is So Easy Someone With Vertigo Can Do It

Meet the invisible kickstand

By Evan Bleier

 
Honda's Self-Balancing Motorbike Is So Easy Someone With Vertigo Can Do It
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06 January 2017

Sometimes elderly people fall and they can’t get up.

In a country like Japan, where the elderly population is surging and many people age 65 and older live alone, those falls can be devastating.

Perhaps as a means of addressing that issue, Honda has created its firt self-balancing motorcycle.

Unveiled at CES and equipped with Honda’s game-changing Moto Riding Assist system, the bike uses technology from the company’s UNI-CUB unicycle to stay upright while at rest. We have no idea how it works, and frankly, we don’t give a damn.

We doubt you will either:

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