Originally Posted by Elmo
Shore is different. That appears to be a kids bike rim used as a pulley on the back wheel. How is it fastened to the spokes? A very interesting find. Bet it could tell some stories if it could talk.
It does appear to be a kids bike rim, or baby buggy rim used as the rear drive hoop. ingenious?! (see spoke holes). It's tied and soldered at each spoke with stainless wire — and then reinforced with the flat metal 'spokes' that radiate out to the bike rime where they are riveted.