The vehicle features lowered suspension, salt-flat style disc wheel
covers, Mickey Thompson tyres, a racing seat, safety parachute, and a custom-fabricated front air dam and bed covers.
"I had a very good set-up and have to thank a good cycling friend of mine, Frank Montague, for lending me a disc wheel
and deep section wheel.
Second-placed James Perkins (Zenith CC), 20-30, might have been closer to Bradley but for puncturing his rear disc wheel
shortly before his start and riding with a borrowed spoked replacement.
Now it has been revealed we invented the wheel.The oldest evidence of wheeled transport, a wooden disc wheel
, has been found near Blair Drummond and dated between 1200BC and 800BC, in the middle of the Bronze Age.
With any disc grinder, the large flat face of the disc wheel
is used for grinding; there is no line contact as with reciprocating table surface grinders.
By using a four-lobe camshaft to lift the exhaust valve, the gearing was 8-to-1, thereby attaching a 20-inch disc wheel
directly to the camshaft.