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Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by 2wheelsagain, Apr 11, 2007.
Will we ever see a bike version of these tyres?
I think they will if they make the spoke type things thinner at the edge of the wheel and denser on the inside.
I imagine u would get huge diffrences in performance depending on ur load
I love the Tweel (twheel? Whatever it's called) concept. True innovation. I think it'd be a cracking system for dirtbikes with a few adjustments. Sideways flex would obviously have to be minimal.
Not without a lot more work. Looks like it might be alright for cars because they only need flat surface area, but bikes obviously need a curved surface area.
Remember, side flex on a car is also high.... Cornering at high speed, flat surface puts lots of force on the outter part of a rim.... Past into corner, on the brakes, front pushing.....hmmmmm
The benefit to a bike is that it leans and the force is reduced.... Bike tips in, wheel tips in and less sideways mass - cars cant do this....
So, yes, it can certainly work on bike - just a little more work required
with cash everything is possible... :wink:
Looks like wank to me.
Can't adjust tyre 'pressure' so actually has reduced functionality and the design wouldn't work on a curved profile like on bike tyres.
On dirt bikes it would be a total joke, the little fins would get clogged full of mud in about 2 minutes and make the bike feel like it weighs a tonne.
now how is that going to take the brunt on our sydney roads
And man hasent walked on the moon yet either?
That was thought to hard once. :?