Cyclists Meet The PumpTire: The World’s First Self-Inflating Tire

Cyclists Meet The PumpTire: The World’s First Self-Inflating Tire

A new concept bike tire uses the motion of the tire to draw air from the atmosphere and could revolutionize the cycling world.

Kyana Gordon
  • 29 august 2011

Behold, cyclists, there’s a new innovation coming to town called PumpTire that is billed as the world’s first self-inflating bicycle tire.

Thanks to the San Francisco-based startup, city cyclists will soon be rejoicing as this tire includes a built-in pumping mechanism that uses the spinning motion of the wheel to gather air and the weight of the bike to push air into the inner tube.

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