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#1 2013-01-30 8:01am

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BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

found this randomly on ebay, what the hell is it?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-Crazy-Sprin … 1802191%26

NOS Crazy Spring Bmx Front Wheel! 20" M.O Mfg. Co. Skyway Hutch Mongoose Gt Haro

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/NOS-Crazy-Spring-Bmx-Front-Wheel-20-M-O-Mfg-Co-Skyway-Hutch-Mongoose-Gt-Haro-/00/s/MTU5OFgxNjAw/z/0O4AAMXQaBtRAswH/$(KGrHqN,!hMFCwfIm0RtBR!swHEqDQ~~60_12.JPG


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#2 2013-01-30 8:03am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

Looks crazy cool big_smile


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#3 2013-01-30 8:37am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

buy it and find out


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#4 2013-01-30 9:02am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

That is weird. Looks to be someone's early attempt at bicycle suspension. Cool piece.


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#5 2013-01-30 9:18am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

I would say not BMX at all. That hub looks like it has an axel on maybe one side only, like it would be an insertion axel for something like a baby stroller. An older jogging stroller...

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#6 2013-01-30 11:32am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

wtf ???


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#7 2013-01-30 11:37am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

That is a rare prototype wheel, possibly made by sealy posturepedic. tongue


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#8 2013-01-30 12:20pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

i have a feeling there is a thread cap on it in the picture. there was a comment saying they thought it was a 5/16 size axel.


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#9 2013-01-30 1:25pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

seen this before,    here,     on a bike ... both front & rear,  but, they were pretty crusty

i cant find it.... hmm


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#10 2013-01-30 1:46pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

Weird, looks like some kind of attempt at a suspension system


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#11 2013-01-30 2:05pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

Odd. Looks like an early attempt a shock absorber for a bike.


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#12 2013-01-30 2:34pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

I've seen post war German bikes with springs for tires, but not like that.
They had no rubber to make the tires.

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#13 2013-01-30 2:37pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

looks heavy!


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#14 2013-01-30 3:09pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

When i first saw this i though of these Michellin tires that were on the news a while back.
http://s1.aecdn.com/images/news/reinventing-the-wheel-a-guide-to-michelins-airless-tire-19937_4.jpg

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#15 2013-01-30 9:25pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

It looks like the springs have popped off the seats, on the outer rim, which spun out, of line, with the inner rim. It's a wall hanger conversation piece, but I bet the buyer tries to mount and ride it, anyways.

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#16 2013-01-30 9:38pm

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#17 2013-01-30 10:02pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

First of all- here is a pair on an old Iverson monoshock. I'm not sure that they were stock wheels on this thing though. M.O. Mfg. who made them is Murray (Murray Ohio).

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg229/sondergaards/photo2-5.jpg

Secondly, look at the city where it is being sold...lol

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#18 2013-01-30 10:51pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

daddy-o wrote:

First of all- here is a pair on an old Iverson monoshock. I'm not sure that they were stock wheels on this thing though. M.O. Mfg. who made them is Murray (Murray Ohio).

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg22 … oto2-5.jpg

Secondly, look at the city where it is being sold...lol

It looks like a tank, but I bet it rides like a Cadillac.

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#19 2013-01-31 6:14am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

daddy-o wrote:

First of all- here is a pair on an old Iverson monoshock. I'm not sure that they were stock wheels on this thing though. M.O. Mfg. who made them is Murray (Murray Ohio).

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg22 … oto2-5.jpg

Secondly, look at the city where it is being sold...lol

damn that's crazy !


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#20 2013-02-23 1:19pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

This was pretty interesting.


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#21 2013-03-06 2:49am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

I would twist lace those spokes in a second!!!


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#22 2013-03-06 9:22am

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

There is another one, for sale, on ebay, by the same seller. Not sure, if it's the same wheel that was previously listed, but it is identical.


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#23 2013-03-06 12:15pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

K-frame wrote:

There is another one, for sale, on ebay, by the same seller. Not sure, if it's the same wheel that was previously listed, but it is identical.

Thanks K-Frame!!!!!!


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#24 2013-03-09 3:40pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

Hahahaha , I won it!!


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#25 2013-03-09 5:04pm

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Re: BMX wheel with springs between two rims ? WTF ?

Good...now you can go do some wicked bunny hops!


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