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Now why didn't I think of that??


Nontek
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Woolwell

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I had one of those wheels on my bike many years ago but in those days it was called buckled.

Seriously - it looks an interesting idea.

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Nontek

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Woolwell

Yes, just think of all those perfectly good buckled wheels that have been thrown away!

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onthelimit1

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Can't get my head round the principle yet. Will read some more!

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Nontek

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It was an accidental discovery, but I think it is just brilliant. Probably faster on a race track, more stable on slippery surfaces, even perhaps amphibious with a bit more tweaking :-))

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Nontek

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An amphibious car with properly designed wheels-n-tyres could virtually skate across water, as long as it was nice and calm! Maybe Mr Clarkson could be encouraged to make a prototype :-))

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onthelimit1

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'Maybe Mr Clarkson could be encouraged to make a prototype :-))'

In the expectation that he test drives it and it sinks!

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Nontek

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onthelimit1

Precisely ...

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wiz-king

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Square? not by my definition!

"A square has equal sides and every angle is a right angle (90°)

Also opposite sides are parallel."

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Forum Editor

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It's not a square at all. It is curved throughout its circumference, and as far as I can see it seems like a brilliant innovation.

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Nontek

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Apparently it is formed around a cubed center, which is why it has been described as round.

A bit like Poetic License?

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