On Feb 1, 2008 2:02 PM, Emily O'Brien <email@example.com>
> Actually, I'd disagree that it's the geometry of modern racing bikes.
> I've ridden plenty of them and even have one, although my favorite bike for
> long rides is an on-topic Raleigh. They are plenty stable, and tend to be
> easier to ride no-handed than my Raleigh.
For what it's worth (not much), my opinion has always been that ease or difficulty of hands free riding is mostly due to frame alignment. I have had both new and old bikes that were either hard or easy to ride no hands, and I have not been able to correlate it to a specific geometry trait.
Red Lodge, MT