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post #11 of 18 Old 09-24-2012, 10:24 AM
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Now, if you could come up with an articulated hitch arrangement using the bicycle's steering head, you could tow the bicycle and use it for trailer to haul your beer cooler...

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post #12 of 18 Old 09-24-2012, 11:13 AM
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looks awesome. can you feel it when riding the twisties?

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post #13 of 18 Old 11-30-2012, 11:06 AM
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Now, if you could come up with an articulated hitch arrangement using the bicycle's steering head, you could tow the bicycle and use it for trailer to haul your beer cooler...
Now we're talkin!
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post #14 of 18 Old 12-03-2012, 07:19 PM
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When you corner, do you feel any torsion from the high mount set back so far?

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When you corner, do you feel any torsion from the high mount set back so far?
A little. But, that is mainly what the strap is for coming from the stem down to the passenger pegs. When I crank down on that, the suspension (the bicycle's), compresses, and the rear of the bicycle actually lifts up - so all of the weight/load is carried around the front fork of the bicycle. Mostly only feel it when there is a heavy cross-wind. It kind of acts like a sail
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post #16 of 18 Old 12-07-2012, 04:28 AM
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That is pretty dang cool. I've seen many many people do this on many bikes... great idea.
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Now, if you could come up with an articulated hitch arrangement using the bicycle's steering head, you could tow the bicycle and use it for trailer to haul your beer cooler...
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Don't tell me.. Your front wheel speed wobble went away when you racked it up like that..


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