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  1. General MC Message Board
    I don't understand the subtleties of motorcycle traction well. For example, people hang off to "get more traction." But I'm not convinced hanging off gives you more traction--more space between the road and the bottom of the bike, yes, but more traction? I'm not so sure. If I ride around a 40...
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    Can You Ride a Cruiser Quickly? Twice now, I've been on rides with cruiser-based baggers with me going the speed limit or below and the cruiser is STILL dragging floorboards and hanging back. No offense, but they were riding SO slowly that I was literally scared for them. I know the Wing has...
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    I have a physics question I don't even know how to begin to answer. Maybe one of you can help. Of course counter steering is used to initial a turn and to get the bike to lean. On the other hand, I KNOW that CONTINUING to counter steer, even with the same amount of effort or handle bar...
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    I don't know for sure what do make of this, but take a look and maybe you can explain it.
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    Here is a cool MotoGP video about lean angles. The Wing, of course, maxes out at about 40-degrees. Cruisers are maybe 30-degrees. Race bikes are rather more ...
  6. General MC Message Board
    Have any of you tried the new Leanometer? I can get a readout of my lean angle after every corner, plus G-forces, all for about $150. I want one. You?
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