The Scooter Gets a Hip Upgrade

When Benjamin Gulak was a high school senior in Ontario, Canada, he visited China with his father and witnessed the country’s prevalent smog pollution caused by… 100 more words


Ready to shred the extreme sport market

My previous column highlighted Ben Gulak, who gained notoriety with a clean, compact “unicycle” that Popular Mechanics singled out as Invention of the Year in 2008. 716 more words


Taking the speed bumps

The summer before his last year in high school, Ben Gulak went to China with his parents. Growing up in the small city of Milton, Ont., he was shocked by the transportation challenges facing China’s high-density population. 835 more words