A wooden monowheel that dates back about 150 years!
Wooden monowheel restoration project underway
This monowheel, from the 1930’s is called ‘The Dynasphere’
“Weston-Super-Mare. ‘The Dynasphere’ …its other name is ‘Jumbo’! Dr J. A. Purves, FRSE demonstrates his remarkable invention in ‘spherical locomotion’, which it is claimed, will one day revolutionise modern transport.”
The Dynasphere! Psychotic 1930s Vehicle!
Here’s a monowheel from 1935…
Journal of Light B0614 01/1935
Description sequences: a giant wheel has, within its circle, the motor and the steering wheel; the inventor driving the bike-wheel demonstrates the qualities of lightness and maneuverability; a group of bikers follows the strange inventor who runs with his bike-wheel
L'invenzione della moto-ruota