Friday, December 13, 2013

Fact of the Day: Dunlop Bicycle

The first air-filled tire was invented by John Dunlop in 1887. He tested his invention by placing the new tire on his son's tricycle.  

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  1. Cool guy!

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  2. Something we take for granted. I had never thought about the first one.

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  3. I wonder how many gazillions of dollars Dunlop Tires have made since then?

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  4. No kidding! We take these thing for granted.

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  5. Seems like something that would be obvious now

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  6. I guess this was the start for Dunlop Tires.

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  7. Interesting how a simple idea can change the world.

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  8. This is an invention that changed the world. What an achievement.

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  10. Smart guy with a fabulous invention!

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  11. Ahhh... So that's why the tires were named after him.

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