[python] Fw: Positive Trail using Hubless Wheel?

  • From: bren102 <bren102@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 20:22:27 -0700 (PDT)


After reading my post below, I realized I should clarify how I thought positive 
trail can be achieved - the steering pivot can now be placed within the hubless 
wheel, allowing steering trail to be set positive.



--- On Sun, 7/24/11, bren102 <bren102@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: bren102 <bren102@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Positive Trail using Hubless Wheel?
> To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Received: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 11:13 PM
> Hi,
> My first post after following the python list for a few
> years!
> I came across the following hubless wheel design idea
> online and immediately thought that its use may allow a
> python with positive trail to be built. How would a positive
> trail python handle? The addition of positive trail may
> cause a stronger self centering effect upon steering!
> Lunartic Hubless Wheel prototype:
> http://www.thepadrino.com/2010/08/lunartic-cycle-bike-without-spokes.html?utm_source=wahoha.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wahoha
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPsY2NfPJtw&feature=player_embedded
> Regards,
> Brendan
> Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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