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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #40 on: September 24, 2020, 08:08:38 am »
It varies from bike to bike but generally below about 25 to 40 kmh is pro steer , then counter steering kicks in  and then oddly enough at very high speeds of about 400 plus it reverts back to pro steer

I don't think my 1150 will get there Dux.  :biggrin:
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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #41 on: September 24, 2020, 08:41:04 am »
It varies from bike to bike but generally below about 25 to 40 kmh is pro steer , then counter steering kicks in  and then oddly enough at very high speeds of about 400 plus it reverts back to pro steer

I don't think my 1150 will get there Dux.  :biggrin:

Hey , I did that on my RZ50 , with a pillion  :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #42 on: September 24, 2020, 01:07:13 pm »
Regardless the speed, on a motorcycle it is always needed to countersteer into turns, as it is the only way to steer a vehicle with 2 wheels inline.

If you try and "pro-steer", the motorcycle will always fall over to the other side. It's just how two-wheelers work.

Yep, trying to steer like a pro is what normally puts me on the ground.
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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #43 on: September 24, 2020, 06:50:03 pm »
Regardless the speed, on a motorcycle it is always needed to countersteer into turns, as it is the only way to steer a vehicle with 2 wheels inline.

If you try and "pro-steer", the motorcycle will always fall over to the other side. It's just how two-wheelers work.

Yep, trying to steer like a pro is what normally puts me on the ground.

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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #44 on: September 24, 2020, 07:59:12 pm »
Just leaving this here...

I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #45 on: September 25, 2020, 07:20:41 am »
Just leaving this here...



The example of the little bicycle with trailing wheels illustrates that counter-steering is in effect from the slowest speeds. Good video.
 

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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #46 on: September 25, 2020, 08:57:28 am »
What if you stand up and the bike's CoG changes ?

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Re: Pushing left to right right?
« Reply #47 on: September 25, 2020, 10:53:37 am »
What speed do you find it happening?
If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......