new on the road (Apr, 1948)
new on the road
Parking Gage sounds a buzzer when you back too close to the curb. Hub caps and tire walls are protected by two, six-inch springs which close circuit when they touch curb.
Puncture-Proof Tire has nails, ice picks and a chisel driven into it to prove its toughness. Chicago police also riddled it with bullets with no effect. This tire can take it.
Talkie Cycle employs FM, eliminating “dead spots” such as under bridges, which occur with standard short wave. It will even operate in a thunderstorm. Antenna is 18 inches long. The set weighs only 27 pounds. It is expected to speed up police operations.
Bike Motor for standard balloon tire bicycles, has 3-1/2 hp, cruises at 35 mph, gets 100 miles per gallon. It features a multiple plate dry disc clutch.