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Would this be the only possible replacement for our RFT's with all the potholes around??
Yanko says the Dynamic Augmented Wheel System are guided by a magnetic guide rail on the inside that hold's the wheel in place while driving straight, and moves to let it shift with the car's center of gravity while turning. The current design is inspired by motorcycle wheels and the human foot, making uses of servos, a drive gear and embedded magnets in each segment to pull this feat off.



http://www.yankodesign.com/2009/03/10/split-your-wheel-into-eight/
 

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Probably a tad bit pricier and a bit rougher ride than the best current run flats, eh?
 

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After a few runs up and down the FDR Drive stock BMW rims start to look like that.

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Now that looks like a trouble-free system for sure. :rofl:
 

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I always thought something like this would be very practical and better than RFT technology

<img src="http://www.mattracks.com/assets/images/allout_H2_1a.jpg"
 

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It would be great if you could replace only the damaged section and keep replacements that you could do yourself. Now that would be a system to embrace
 

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I always thought something like this would be very practical and better than RFT technology

<img src="http://www.mattracks.com/assets/images/allout_H2_1a.jpg"
Get this picture to CA right away. He'd be one step ahead of the pogo stick retro-fit kit. Then he'll go looking for those exploding potholes! Potholes? We don't worry about no stinkin' potholes!
 

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This so reminds me of Major Taylor (1878-1932), who was, in 1899, "The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World" (that's the title of his autobiography).

Taylor died broke.

He supposedly lost a great deal of his fortune trying to bring to market a "sprung wheel" – a segmented wheel with built-in spring suspension – for automobiles.
 
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