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Old 10-20-2014, 04:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The three issues have been addressed in several threads. The best practice for road bikes is to form a shell and cut a "smiley face" opening for the tire to move lock to lock. Vetter details this very well in chapter 54. A faired wheel needs to have its center of pressure behind the steering axis for stability. Much of the design work can be done using a half scale cardboard model.

Many of the contributors began by lowering their body position and changing the front fairing/windscreen. Next step was filling in the space behind the rider.

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