I’ve heard rumours of balloon tires being used on WWII motorcycles in North Africa, I’ve been struggling to find any references to them though. As always, if you know more than I do, let us all know in the comments below!

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Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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