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Will we ever see these on bikes?

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by 2wheelsagain, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. Yes

  2. Not for a long time

    0 vote(s)
  3. No

    0 vote(s)
  1. Will we ever see a bike version of these tyres?
    Any thoughts?

  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. with cash everything is possible... :wink:
  7. 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.
  8. :shock: now how is that going to take the brunt on our sydney roads :LOL: :LOL:
  9. And man hasent walked on the moon yet either?
    That was thought to hard once. :?