Therefore our search for an automatic device that prevents the reversal movement.
Already been experimented with a kind of rattle that stucks in the spokes of the wheel. Tests showed that the forces where so enormous that the rattle pin bended. Another solution might be a band brake. This is also tested. Alongside that it is vulnerable to vandalism and this looks not so pretty, the braking power is not sufficient and reliable enough. A third type of a oneway brake with a nail into a wedge-shaped space in the bearing bush gave good results being better than expected. The video shows the pricipele operation, construction and testing of the oneway brake.