So, thanks to innovation and technology, Honda achieved something that is quite spectacular, to say the least. Unveiled at CES 2017, earlier this month, Honda revealed the Honda Self-Balancing Motorcycle. Not only is this technology quite advanced, but it has a variety of practical applications.
Aiding in practical road safety that motorcycles generally tend to lack, this Honda features “Riding Assist”. At first glance, it would seem that they are using a gyroscope, but this technology is far more advanced than that.
Borrowing the technology from their personal mobility device, the Uni-Cub, the result is a lighter motorcycle that can balance perfectly. Not only will it sit and stay on command, but, with a bit of programming, it will even follow you around. Think a slower, more practical version, of Batman’s Batmobile self-driving capabilities. Check out the video below.
Of course, if you wanted to really push it, and feel the need for that spectacular exhilaration from free-riding, you can simply switch the ride assist off. The base for this motorcycle is a modified Honda NC750S. This motorcycle also uses Honda’s clutchless automatic dual-clutch transmission. This makes it all the more easier to drive around.
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