“When I asked him what he was carrying (It looked like a small case with a wheel hanging out of the bottom. I thought it was a measuring device.) he said it was a ‘Solo Wheel’ and that he had it while in Istanbul,” Alex tells us.
The man is legendary runner Barefoot Ted, the creator behind Luna Sandals. More on him and those Capitol Hill born and bred sandals, here. You can follow Ted’s Twitter feed for more barefoot inspiration.
Ted tells Alex the $1,800 Solo Wheel is the fastest form of transportation in the city — better than bus, car, bike and, presumably, foot.