[TheThinkTank] another use for inner tubes ; Thethinktank Digest, Vol 163, Issue 4

Robert Rands cheerfulharmony at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 7 09:06:06 PDT 2020


Latex would be better, likely, for against the skin~ except those that are allergic~ as well as being somewhat more usable.  

On the other hand, they would be more susceptible to breakage, as well as being harder to source for secondary use & more expensive in the beginning.  (It is a rationale to using them, however.)  They, also, deteriorate faster (in exposure to air).  Though, more repairable.  They are a natural product.  Butyl rubber has an aroma. 

Yet, quite a good idea.  Good work!  


~Robert Rands, board member SoPo Bike Coöperative (Reynoldstown Atlanta)





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elastic is in short supply, so we did this with inner tubes:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-pr6DEldwT/

https://www.facebook.com/bikex.org/posts/1328479774024849

they're nice because you can make custom cut them to be wider around the
head.

curious if latex tubes would offer more compliance. ;-)

-A


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