Mesh textile produces puncture-resistant bike tires

August 1st, 2021

The hexagon construction of Gridskin mesh on a bike tire helps to isolate small cuts and prevents punctures from embedded sharp objects from enlarging. Photos: Hutchinson. A punctured tire can ruin a biker’s day, but opting for puncture-resistant tires involves a trade-off, because they are generally heavier and slower than other types of tires. French […]

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