SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — You have seen it on the movie screen.
You have seen it in the shopping mall.
You have probably wondered what it would be like to ride one.
And you can at SegValley Tours located on South Padre Island.
“As long as you’re comfortable with you on the machine, you’re really good to go,” said Reid Vaughn, a SegValley Tours guide.
It’s a leap of engineering from the Pogo Stick, invented in 1891, designed for jumping off the ground in a standing position.
The Segway is like a Star Wars vehicle and it’s reminiscent of the sound, speed and alien-like technology.
The Segway can go from slow to fast in an instant, like hyperdrive, and the sound it makes gives you an added rush cruising down the Island strip.
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People who are interested are encouraged to walk into their shop at 2600 Padre Blvd., Unit C, or set up a reservation online at segvalley.com, or to call the rental office at 956-565-2404.