At 5:51 AM -0600 2/4/08, Nor Meyer wrote:
>That is what wheel flop is! (I doubt Jobst would have written something so
>Actually, you can easily steer a bike while walking with it by grabbing the
>saddle. As long as the front wheel is pointed fwd the bike will continue in
>that direction..... To change its direction you simply tilt the bike in that
>direction. At walking speed front wheel gyroscopic effects are not in play.
> Cheers, Nor in Iowa
While walking, you can. Try steering it while stopped... As somebody else recommended, Wilson's Bicycling Science is good reading. It covers wheel flop and much more. These things are well-documented and not worthy of disagreements.
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