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Segway company owner dies riding two-wheeled machine off cliff" i knew these things were dangerous but not deadly The multi-millionaire businessman, 62, fell into the River Wharfe while insp…
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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
Segway company owner dies riding two-wheeled machine off cliff"

i knew these things were dangerous but not deadly

The multi-millionaire businessman, 62, fell into the River Wharfe while inspecting the grounds of his North Yorkshire estate on a rugged country version of the Segway.
The Segway is a motorised scooter which use gyroscopes to remain upright and is controlled by the direction in which the rider leans.

A passer-by found Heselden alongside his Segway in the Boston Spa area at about 11.40am on Sunday.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said today: "Police were called at 11.40am yesterday to reports of a man in the River Wharfe, apparently having fallen from the cliffs above.
"A Segway-style vehicle was recovered. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
"At this time we do not believe the death to be suspicious."
Heselden was worth £166m and ranked 395th on the Sunday Times Rich List.
The former miner made his millions from defence contracts. He created a unique portable wire cage water containment system which when filled with earth and sand proved a major defence against bullets, missiles and suicide attacks.
His founded his first company HESCO Bastions with his redundancy pay when he was laid off from the mines.
The wire cage systems developed by Bastions have become standard military equipment for Nato as well as American and British forces.
The Segway operation was acquired by a UK based company backed by Heselden.
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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
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#1
I would suggest that riding anything alongside the edge of a cliff is "deadly"-sounds plain stupid to me
#2
lol.........
banned#3
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?
#4
guv
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?


it won;t until his lovely little wife gets fed up with waking up to an old git every morning.

http://img375.imageshack.us/img375/116/500x6.jpg
#5
Why would you lean to look over a cliff on a device where leaning forwards makes you drive forwards?
#6
http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTVU9NCiV5ZNO_kw7US77HsMqcIZdx7uXU0M7nfRLFBRthZvBU&t=1&usg=__l84ZX5ootEuclN9U_ZHuY2efOIU=

reconstruction (i may have possibly misjudged my post apologies in advance to his family)
#7
coastal erosion claiming more lives
Ungreat
Why would you lean to look over a cliff on a device where leaning forwards makes you drive forwards?
1 Like #8
guv
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?


i heard dyson had a specialist injury with a hoover
#9
effingandjeffing
http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTVU9NCiV5ZNO_kw7US77HsMqcIZdx7uXU0M7nfRLFBRthZvBU&t=1&usg=__l84ZX5ootEuclN9U_ZHuY2efOIU=

reconstruction (i may have possibly misjudged my post apologies in advance to his family)


you certainly have fella, where in the UK is the sea that blue & clear !
#10
richp
effingandjeffing
http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTVU9NCiV5ZNO_kw7US77HsMqcIZdx7uXU0M7nfRLFBRthZvBU&t=1&usg=__l84ZX5ootEuclN9U_ZHuY2efOIU=

reconstruction (i may have possibly misjudged my post apologies in advance to his family)


you certainly have fella, where in the UK is the sea that blue & clear !


my swimming pool (i wish)
#11
effingandjeffing
guv
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?
i heard dyson had a specialist injury with a hoover

pmsl
banned#12
effingandjeffing
i heard dyson had a specialist injury with a hoover

Don't give Numpty ideas!
#13
dcx_badass
Yay, more people dying in my river....


to be fair i think the cliffs may have done most of the damage
#14
guv
effingandjeffing
i heard dyson had a specialist injury with a hoover


Don't give Numpty ideas!


no loss of suction!
banned#15
effingandjeffing
no loss of suction!

That's fine - as long as the tube isn't too wide!
#16
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effingandjeffing
no loss of suction!


That's fine - as long as the tube isn't too wide!


lots of accessories, different shapes sizes
banned#17
effingandjeffing
lots of accessories, different shapes sizes

Sounds good. How much are they? (I'm only asking for Numpty BTW!)
[mod] 1 Like #18
simplyjimbo
guv
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?


it won;t until his lovely little wife gets fed up with waking up to an old git every morning.

http://img375.imageshack.us/img375/116/500x6.jpg


What a paedo...........she's still got her school uniform on. oO
#19
no not seg way, go sig way-------->
#20
Syzable
simplyjimbo
guv
When will the "Clive Sinclair runover by a car whilst driving a C5" thread be listed?


it won;t until his lovely little wife gets fed up with waking up to an old git every morning.

http://img375.imageshack.us/img375/116/500x6.jpg


What a paedo...........she's still got her school uniform on. oO


to be fair: shes grabbing him & erm yeah your comments are ever so libelous
#21
people a man died (even if it was in hilarious circumstances ) the Darwin award for 2010 goes to Mr. Heselden
#22
effingandjeffing
guv
effingandjeffing
i heard dyson had a specialist injury with a hoover
Don't give Numpty ideas!
no loss of suction!

Not even a sausage........ well, maybe one!
1 Like #23
Wow at people laughing at this.

If it was your Father or something close to you how'd you feel if people took the ****.

Honestly.
banned#24
Oooooooh,
We're all someone's daughter
We're all someone's son
How long can we look at each other
Down the barrel of a gun?...
banned#25
May the Darwin awards continue.... Worthy award to win.

Fancy having a go watwat?
#26
guv
Fancy having a go watwat?


You're the old one, you try it.

Your family might miss you though (actually, I doubt that)
#27
they should have this story in the adverts for segway
#28
Heselden had only just gave away 10 million pounds last week. He gave millions to Help the Heroes and so many more charities. Lets not mock him he was a good guy.He didnt forget his roots and had pledged to give away all his cash. Mock the tight wads that are loaded and dont help anyone.
#29
patti
Heselden had only just gave away 10 million pounds last week. He gave millions to Help the Heroes and so many more charities. Lets not mock him he was a good guy.He didnt forget his roots and had pledged to give away all his cash. Mock the tight wads that are loaded and dont help anyone.


but he rode a segway off a cliff , the gene pool strengthens
#30
effingandjeffing
patti
Heselden had only just gave away 10 million pounds last week. He gave millions to Help the Heroes and so many more charities. Lets not mock him he was a good guy.He didnt forget his roots and had pledged to give away all his cash. Mock the tight wads that are loaded and dont help anyone.


but he rode a segway off a cliff , the gene pool strengthens


Yup once your dead it'll be even stronger.
#31
respect to the family :(
banned#32
Wotwot123

Yup once your dead it'll be even stronger.


BTW... It's "you're"..........

Did you ever get your plans sorted to blow up the pope with a grenade BTW? That one was a real scream!
#33
guv
Wotwot123

Yup once your dead it'll be even stronger.


BTW... It's "you're"..........

Did you ever get your plans sorted to blow up the pope with a grenade BTW? That one was a real scream!


Got arrested

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/sep/17/five-arrests-pope-terror-threat

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