Dunlop’s great idea

Dunlop’s great idea

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Scottish veterinary surgeon John Dunlop patented his pneumatic tires. He had a son whom a doctor recommended to ride a tricycle. Dunlop did not want his son to ride on bumping bare metal wheels. So he put a rubber tube on it. Unbeknown to Dunlop, the same device was already patented by Robert William Thomson.

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