Bridgestone rolls out an airless bike tire

It was six years ago that we first heard about Bridgestone's prototype AirFree Concept automobile tires, which utilized flexing thermoplastic resin "spokes" instead of compressed air. As it turns out, a just-announced bicycle version of those tires may end up beating the original to the market... Continue Reading Bridgestone rolls out an airless bike tire Category: Bicycles Tags: Bridgestone Tires Related Articles: Bridgestone’s new car tire technology detects road conditions Hydraulic muscle makes for tougher, stronger disaster-site robots Bridgestone's airless tires are designed to never go flat Bridgestone's pedal-electric trike looks sharp, and might reach production Bridgestone tests Russian dandelion as raw material for tire rubber Yamaha clocks strong perform

Bridgestone rolls out an airless bike tire

It was six years ago that we first heard about Bridgestone's prototype AirFree Concept automobile tires, which utilized flexing thermoplastic resin "spokes" instead of compressed air. ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Gizmag

Airless bike tyre uses recycled plastic spokes

Tokyo tyre manufacture Bridgestone has created a concept bike tyre made from futuristic looking thermo-plastic resin, which promises to provide a smooth ride and eliminate punctures. ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

Smart card Plastc goes under despite $9 million in preorders

Plastc, a smart payment card that can store all your CC details, promised to be the only plastic you'll ever need to bring when it started taking pre-orders in 2014. Now, almost ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Engadget

Plastc goes bankrupt after raising $9M for all-in-one card - CNET

Company says it has a functioning card that replace multiple credit and bank cards, but backers won't get them.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

All-in-one payment card startup Plastc calls it quits, pre-orders go unfulfilled

Plastc in 2014 dazzled technologists with the promise of a versatile piece of plastic to handle all of your payment card duties. The company, which managed to raise at least $9 million in revenue ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Techspot

Another smart card bites the dust, as Plastc ends operations and leaves pre-orders unfulfilled

 Plastc is throwing in the towel today. The smart card maker sent a message out to backers (that now also graces the startup’s homepage), announcing that it’s “exploring ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

'Supercard' Startup Plastc Goes Belly Up, Screwing Thousands of Backers

There are dozens of ways to pay for things, but apparently, the world was not ready for one more. Plastc, the company that promised to put all of your credit cards on one chunk of plastic, is ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Gizmodo

Plastc swiped $9 million from backers and just completely vanished

Plastc launched in 2014 with the promise of shipping a single card that could digitally hold 20 credit or debit cards that a user could switch between. The company raised more than ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from The Verge

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