Archive for the ‘Segway News’ Category

Segway for Veterans:

Segs4Vets is a volunteer grass-roots project which donates Segways to disabled American veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. These brave servicemen have sustained injuries which have resulted in the amputation of one or both legs, extensive soft tissue and muscle injuries, traumatic burn injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological injuries and disorders. […]

RIP: Jimi Heselden OBE

Jimi Heselden OBE, the owner of the UK-based parent company of Segway, Inc., died on Sunday in a tragic accident. He was apparently riding a Segway at his home in West Yorkshire, England, when he fell off a 80 foot cliff to his death. The cause of the accident is not known at this time. […]

Segway Certification

Pursuant to the training that our staff received at Segway headquarters, SegTours of Gettysburg has been designated a Segway Experience Center and a Level 2 Service Center. With this training, we’re in a better position to maintain our fleet as well as to provide service to Segways owners in the area. We’ve also been added […]

Back from Segway Headquarters

The senior staff of SegTours of Gettysburg is just back from Bedford, New Hampshire, where we visited Segway headquarters.In addition to meeting many of the big-wigs at Segway, Inc., we were treated to a fascinating tour of the Segway factory assembly line. We also heard directly from the source about exciting new Segway projects like […]

#2 Most Popular Thing To Do In Gettysburg!

Another milestone! SegTours of Gettysburg is now the #2 most popular thing to do in Gettysburg, according to TripAdvisor, the popular travel site! #1 is the battlefield. Yeah, we can live with being second to the battlefield! Thanks to all who have posted or will post a review to TripAdvisor! We appreciate your support.

Segway Obstacle Course at the Gettysburg High School Mini-THON

This Friday night, March 19th, Gettysburg High School will be hosting the Penn State Four Diamonds Mini-THON and we’ll be offering a Segway obstacle course as part of the event. The Four Diamonds Fund is an organization which seeks a cure for childhood cancer and supports families of children who have cancer. The Mini-THON starts […]

Segway Inc. New Ownership

Segway, Inc. of Bedford, NH, was recently sold without much fanfare to its Segway UK distributor. Various sources tell us that the sale of the company is a very good thing, bringing new management and cash to the business. In particular, we hope that it means new investment in marketing and public relations, areas which […]

Segways in the Civil War

Now THIS is my kind of commercial! I’m just sorry that we didn’t have a hand in making it.

President George W. Bush

The presidential retreat, Camp David (formally known as Naval Support Facility Thurmont) is less than 30 minutes away so Gettysburg is a easy jaunt for a presidential day-trip.Rumors started flying last Fall that President Bush was planning to take a tour of Gettysburg. Sure enough, his motorcade swooped into town the next day. The Secret […]

Segways and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”

You may have heard of the new movie, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, starring Kevin James (best known for his TV show, King of Queens).  The title character patrols a shopping mall, fighting crime and generally being a nuisance to shoppers, … on a Segway! This weekend, staff and friends of will be making appearances […]