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  5/4/2014, Iyar 4, 5774

Israeli Company Literally 'Reinvents the Wheel'

Business Insider reports that Softwheel, a Tel Aviv company, has improved upon one of mankind's most basic tools - adding maneuverability and stability for wheelchair uses and cyclists alike.

Softwheel's "Selective Suspension Technology" is activated when a wheel encounters an impact above a certain threshold, according to the daily, moving the wheel hub to cushion the shock effect and lessening the impact for the rider.