Maybe we need a friction steering damper like I have on my old Ducati 350. You could tighten it down for those fast hands free downhill runs (grin)!
Paul Raley Keeping my hands tight on the bars in Leonardtown MD
>In a message dated 1/15/04 11:38:56 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>>Imagine that a bike shop customer tried two bikes of the same model,
>>and they were adjusted more or less the same, and one of them shimmied
>>while the other one didn't. This would support my theory.
>>- Don Gillies
>Without geting into the shimmy arguement-which I could-let me just say that
>the tight HS solution causes another problem known as "Dutch roll" where the
>bike will not ride in a straight line but swerves gently from side to side.
>San Rafael, Calif.