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Why bicycle wheels are fitted with spokes?

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Ajay asked:


“why bicycle wheels are fitted with spokes?”

 

Answer:

  • To reduce overall mass
  • To provide greater Moment of intertia with the given mass
  • and some more factors

(Detailed Explanation To be posted soon)

By the time please refer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_wheel and http://www.blurtit.com/q126941.html


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