I took a day trip to DC today. I had two purposes in mind. I wanted to see the mockup of the Webb telescope outside the Air and Space Museum and I wanted to take the Segway for a spin. It turns out that the telescope was only in DC for a short time and has long since gone, I know not where. But the Segway was great. For $45 you get a 1 hour tour of the city. I feel that I got my money's worth though I wouldn't pay 45 cents for the tour, It gives you a chance to get used to the Segway. And now that I have done so, I will probably never again as I cannot imagine what purpose I would put it to. There is an overlap in the distances that I am used to walking and those I am used to biking and so there is no interval in which the $5000 Segway would be the right choice for me. By the way, they got the helicopter off the Washington Monument.