[python] Re: Fw: Positive Trail using Hubless Wheel?

  • From: bren102 <bren102@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 06:53:44 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Jurgen,

Perhaps the rider can be seated higher to maintain hip alignment with the 
steering axis? 

Regards,
Brendan

--- On Mon, 7/25/11, Jürgen Mages <jmages@xxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Jürgen Mages <jmages@xxxxxx>
> Subject: [python] Re: Fw: Positive Trail using Hubless Wheel?
> To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Received: Monday, July 25, 2011, 2:59 AM
> Hi Brendan,
> 
> thanks, but how would you achieve the alignment of the hips
> with the steering axis? That is necessary to avoid
> pedal/steering interference (psi).
> 
> Regards,
> Jürgen.
> 
> 
> On 25.07.2011 05:22, bren102 wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Brendan
> > 
> > --- 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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