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Ruston native displays 'Tweel' on CBS news

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Riding the Segway Centaur up a ramp, Bart Thompson demonstrated to viewers all across America the multiple advantages of the "Tweel," an invention of Thompson and other engineers employed with Michelin America's Research and Development Center.
The CBS segment was titled "Reinventing the Wheel," and focused on the tweel, a flexible tire and wheel combination that operates without air.
While riding on the Segway equipped with tweels, Bart Thompson demonstrated the invention for the camera.

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