horsepower, overhead valve engine of the sort one would normally find
on a go-kart or minibike. Assembling his motorized stool cost him about a grand, he says. And if you're relatively mechanically inclined, it's fairly easy to do.
Smith estimates he gets around 50 miles a
gallon and could break city speed limits if he wanted to -- but he rarely does.
"It's scary to go 30 miles an hour on a stool," he notes.
When the light changed, Smith shot off like a dart. He told us to visit him at his favorite waterfront bar and he'd buy us a beer. No word on whether he gets a discount there for saving wear and tear on the barstools by bringing his own.