Next-gen bicycle tire to deliver the “Air Free Concept”

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Punctures are the bane of all cyclists, and Bridgestone might be on the verge of eliminating them for good. The company’s new tire is called the “Air Free Concept”, and is an evolution of the airless car tires Bridgestone announced back in 2011. The spokes are made out of rubber and a thermoplastic resin that’s flexible and strong, making it able to maintain shape when weight is applied, while also being able to bend so shocks are absorbed when cyclists go over bumps. Airless tires are not a new idea, as solid rubber tyres have been around for sometime, but Bridgestone’s…

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