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Re: LOOPWHEELS Strange 20" wheels with integral suspension

Postby Bietrume on Wed May 29, 2013 12:05 pm

Smart concept and it seems to work quite well.
My only concern is the rolling resistance: even on a perfectly flat road, the springs will flex continuously, like a tyre actually.

A good suspension combines flexibility and damping (to prevent continuous bouncing), but adding more damping to this system will inevitably increase the rolling resistance :?
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