Admit it, you still watch Back to the Future and get miffed that hoverboards still haven’t come to life. With Inventist’s new Solowheel, you’re one step closer. Like a stripped-down Segway, it’s geared for the mobile urbanite. The “self-balancing electric unicycle” operates through gyroscopic technology, which a 1000-watt rechargeable lithium-ion battery powers. On a full charge (which takes about 45 minutes), the Solowheel lasts two hours—but the battery somehow recaptures some of its energy when going downhill. Weighing just 20 pounds and consisting of little more than a simple wheel with a fold-up foot platform on either side, you can easily throw it in your backpack or briefcase once you reach your destination, or carry it by its handle. For more on how it works, check out this video below:

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