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    Elastic spoke tires - video

    Elastic spoke tires built by the Martin Tire company for the US Army in World War II. Each tire has three stiffened tread hoops to carry the axle’s load in tension through the rubber spokes. This design is similar to Michelin's Tweel tires.




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    Driver without seat belt...hmm..!!?

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    Driver without seat belt...hmm..!!?
    Predates common use of seat belts by a large margin.

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    The only other information I could find about them
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    I wonder if they are still around somewhere in museum or in someones basement

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    Quote Originally Posted by TSiArt View Post
    I wonder if they are still around somewhere in museum or in someones basement
    Michelin have made modern day versions.



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