Before the Segway, there was the Duoped of DEATH.
(via) Take a nasty fall back with me to the 1950s, when people were so optimistic, they thought that face-plants onto concrete would brighten the day. A German invention—"the manufacturers say it's easier than riding a bike." A little WWII payback for the Brits? Tally-ho! Previously in: Buygone Products of Death.