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DIY/Shock Absorbers Mounted On Bicycle Wheels

EXPERIMENT: Shock Absorbers in Bicycle Wheels. In today’s video, I want to show you a cool experiment – shock absorbers mounted on bicycle wheels! These wheels are designed to help you push over uneven streets, rough tracks, grass and gravel paths, with less effort.

source/image(PrtSc): The Q

By installing a shock absorber on the wheel itself, it enables a smooth and easy glide for the riders. The theory is simple: shocks help displace impact energy, so adding more shocks should mean less physical impact is transferred to the rider. Watch the video from The Q for more info:

By building the shocks directly into the frame of the wheel, you’d be adding another level of shock absorption between the hard rocky earth and you, the rider.

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It also means less stress upon the frame of the bike itself, which can lead to a longer life for the vehicle, as well. That being said, this is still just a do it yourself prototype projectThis design takes suspension to the next level and could benefit mountain bikers who want a cushier ride.