Bike Tires That Don't Need Air


Britek Tyre and Rubber  has been developing an airless tire. This gets rid of the hassles of those flat tyres but also has the added benefit of converting stored energy into forward movement. Its called the Energy Return Wheel ( ERW ) and it has an internal rubber layer which is held taut by rods that adjust. The rubber tread is on the outside , and you can see it operating in the video below.

1 comment

If you see any unhelpful comments, please let us know immediately.

CEAT (anonymous)

Amazing Information...

Written in November 2012

Add a comment
  • to get your picture next to your comment (not a member yet?).
  • Posted on Nov. 10, 2012. Listed in:

    1 comment

    Pledge to do these related actions

    Adopt a tree, 21°

    Forests are really important for life not just for man but also other flora and ...

    Switch from paper to continuous cloth towels for the office , 21°

    Paper towels are more expensive and more harmful to the environment than cabinet towels (aka ...

    Ride an electric bicycle, everywhere, 31°

    Electric bicycles are widely available and an extremely low power low impact way to move ...

    Follow these related projects

    Carpool King

    New Zealand

    Jayride, New Zealand

    Featured Companies & Orgs