Monday, 24 October 2011


I was recently trawling through the interweb and came across this strange vehicle. 

It’s a monowheel, something that has been attempted on numerous occasions with a singular lack of success.
It looked somewhat familiar, and then I remembered that I’d seen something similar in a motor museum in New Zealand while on holiday. So I dug out this picture.

This one is in the National Transport & Toy Museum at Wanaka, an enormous and diverse collection of vehicles and other stuff. Well worth a visit if you’re ever in the area.


  1. I'm not sure but I think I've seen a picture of one of those years ago. Strange contraption, in a way it's just as well they didn't catch on....can you imagine the field day politicians and safety nuts would have trying to ban those "for your own safety and well-being"?

  2. Came across this one. Mclean V-8 monocycle (crash 2:55-youtube)

    nutty stuff.