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Last Updated: Friday September 25 2009 14:25 GMT

Electric unicycle unveiled in Japan

A lot of people walk or cycle to get around, but imagine using one of these to travel.

It's called the U3-X and is an electric battery-powered unicycle, shaped like a figure eight. It's been built in Japan by the Honda Motor Co.

Riders steer by leaning in the direction they want to travel in and can zoom around at around 6km per hour (3.7mph).

But the vehicle isn't quite ready to roll onto streets just yet, as the team behind it are still developing it.

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