Road Bug Spinning Wheel
A shorter and even more compact version of the Hitch Hiker compact portable wheel, the Road Bug weighs only 8.9 lbs and is airline compatible. It is 16" high and made of Baltic birch plywood and selected hardwoods and is finished in oil. It is a direct drive: a drive ring on the flyer shaft is driven from the side of the wheel with Scotch tension braking. Treadle can be ordered left , right side or double. Wheel diameter: 14"; ratios: 7, 9 and 13 to 1. Orifice height: 17 1/8". Includes 3 bobbins, threading hook and built-in Kate.