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Old 09-11-2009, 12:11 PM   #8 (permalink)
Bicycle Bob
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A major issue with bicycle tires would be tread wear. I ran Moultons on a 100 lb streamlined HPV, and they would only last for one road race. I have considered taking a bike tire or motorcycle tire and making it into a radial by winding on a belt. That could improve the pressure capacity. ____ Goo adhesive, originally developed as a shoe sole repair, lasts well on kid's bike tires that have developed flat spots from dented rims. It is frustrating trying to design for a vehicle type with no good tire choices.
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