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Ackerman Spring Wheels

A pair of Indian Motorcycles which have been fitted with Ackerman wheels with resilient spring steel spokes. The Indian above has the standard Ackerman wheel, while the bot-tom photo shows an Indian fitted with the special double-spoke unit. These wheels were introduced in the late teens. For much more information about resilient wheels see this post by David Traver Adolphus. Photos from Motor Mechanic Magazine, April 1917.

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