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Training wheels have long been the go-to accessory for teaching kids how to ride a bicycle. Now there is another option: the Gyrowheel, from Gyrobike.

Inc.com reports that the Gyrowheel, which replaces the front wheel of a child’s bike, rights the bike whenever it starts to tip.

How? It contains a motorized spinning disk. In technical terms, the disk creates a force called gyroscopic precession. In practice, it makes a bike really stable at low speeds.

The wheel has three stability levels; as riders improve, they go to the lower levels.

Photo by Gyrobike.

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on December 8, 2010 in Inventions.

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