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Old 09-26-2014, 08:53 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Dropped my fork stuff off at my fab guy's house last night! He's doing the welding and whatnot in trade for my snow tires.

I encourage you to experiment! 700C is on the big side for me even on an upright, but some people can make it work on a bent, so more power to them.

As for the steering, in the model I made some criteria planes representing slightly more than a 30 degree lean angle before the handlebars touch the ground. In reality it will be all what feels right within those constraints, but I doubt I'll have the guts to be leaning that far in anyway- if I'm 30 degrees over I'm probably already crashing! Haha. I'll be cautious and see how it all goes together. Maybe I'll modify it a bit for better angles after it's together.

This guy has a lot higher handlebars than I'm planning for, so maybe it will be uncomfortable to have them so low?
He gave me a dollar. A blood-soaked dollar.
I cannot get the spot out but it's okay; It still works in the store

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