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.  

20 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

he was a genius!
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Beauty Follower said...

Cool guy!

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Bob Bushell said...

Wow, it has latest so many years.

Anonymous said...

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

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

And we keep rolling along!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Dude's got an epic beard

DEZMOND said...

such a huge invention it was

Debra She Who Seeks said...

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

Christine said...

No kidding! We take these thing for granted.

Pat Hatt said...

Seems like something that would be obvious now

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

I guess this was the start for Dunlop Tires.

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stephen Hayes said...

Interesting how a simple idea can change the world.

Julie Ann Lozada said...

oh, now i know. thanks for sharing!

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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

And the rest is history...

Dana said...

Cool story!

FilipBlog said...

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

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Theresa Mahoney said...

Smart guy with a fabulous invention!

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Smart guy for sure

Kay said...

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