The origin of pocketbikes

Written by Steve Robinson

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Until recently, quality pocket bikes were largely out of reach and unavailable torepparttar casual rider. Prices of pocket bikes reached upwards of $4000. These astronomical costs were mainly due to research and development costs to provide optimum frame geometry, motor configurations and dimensions. Today's manufacturers are able to userepparttar 102724 information pioneered by these Italian and Japanese companies and develop pocket bikes that are essentially configuredrepparttar 102725 same way including motor setup, frame geometry, braking systems, etc. Because these upfront costs were avoided, prices of these high quality pocket bikes are much less expensive today.

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Michelin Reinvents the Tweel

Written by Richard A. Brink

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could channel water literaly throughrepparttar tread, thus improving aquaplaning resistance considerably. Inrepparttar 102723 looks department, as you can see fromrepparttar 102724 photo,repparttar 102725 Tweel is extremely low profile. At speed,repparttar 102726 spokes seem to disappear, givingrepparttar 102727 appearancerepparttar 102728 vehicle is floating on air, while also revealingrepparttar 102729 brakes and associated suspension hardware. If that werent enough, to add a little "Bling Bling"repparttar 102730 spokes ofrepparttar 102731 Tweel could be chromed or painted to any desired color for that ultra custom look.

As for maintance, there is very little. There is no air to check, no more mounting and balancing, and no more flats.

Now before you run out to get yourself a set, you must understand that Michelin says they are ten years away from havingrepparttar 102732 Tweel in mass production. That said, as you can see they already have a fitment available to at least bolt on an Audi, and withrepparttar 102733 benefits being so great, can it really be that far off?

Richard A. Brink

Richard A. Brink is CEO of Internet Busines Realities. Richard writes articles for several sites in the IBR network including, .

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