Highwheeler with rear suspension

On Thu, 24 May 2007 10:20:42 -0400, "Michael Dart"
<[email protected]> wrote:

>[email protected] wrote:
>> A highwheeler patent for rear suspension:
>> http://i16.tinypic.com/4zmho92.jpg
>> Details of the suspension:
>> http://i7.tinypic.com/4zjbzww.jpg
>> After all, as Jobst points out in regard to Moultons, suspension is a
>> necessity, not a luxury, for small wheels.
>> :)
>> Cheers,
>> Carl Fogel

>Is that a oil port for damping I see? Cool.

Dear Michael,

Alas, not oil, and no damping.

Automatic leather-sealed ball-valve air-cushion, which adjusts height
to the rider's weight. I like the "metallic feathers."

Here's text of the patent:




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Carl Fogel