WIN one of three sets of tyres from The Cog & Sprocket

What is a bike without tyres? This rubber bit that wraps around your wheels give comfort when riding through common roads, to provide grip when cornering and to reduce rolling resistance so you can push forward using less effort. What started as a metal strip around the outside of the wooden wheel took nearly half a century to evolve into what we know today as the pneumatic tyre, developed by two great Scotsmen, Robert William Thomson and John Boyd Dunlop.


These men are responsible for pain-free, comfortable riding on two wheels

In this edition of RIDE, The Cog & Sprocket are giving readers the chance to ride their bike in comfort and win the following:

  • 1st Prize – a set of tyres worth up to £75

  • 2nd prize - a set of tyres worth up to £50

  • 3rd prize - a set of tyres worth up to £40

To enter, simply click here and answer the following question:

What two names are responsible for the development of the modern day rubber tyres?

a) Thomson and Dunlop b) Dunlop and Wiggle c) Wiggle and Raleigh

Closing Date: 14 August 2020

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