National Geographic : 1929 Aug
15%less air -less tear more wear Because tubes are round and roads are flat, there is one most logical contour for a tire; round where it cradles the tube, flat where it meets the road... That principle, found only in the Mohawk Flat Tread Special Balloon, revolutionizes tire performance...lt banishes tread dis tortion, becausethe attread already .fitsthe road. It eliminates cross tread wear and minimizes internal friction -two big steps to longer life. It permits lower air pressure - actu ally 15% less than any other tire ... That means greater comfort. The firm grip of flat tread on flat road gives better traction, quicker braking, easier steering... And the buttressed shoulders and encircling stripe of gleaming gold make the Mohawk Flat Tread Special Bal loon the smartest thing on wheels. Featured by Quality Tire Dealers everywhere. MOHRW14S Farther! THE MOHAWK RUBBER COMPANY.. . AKRON, OHIO Ir I• S Ts PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER. INC. WASHINGTON, D. C.