[python] Re: max downhill speed --lost mail, second try

  • From: mtb@xxxxxxx
  • To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 09 May 2005 09:47:49 -0700

At 07:23 AM 5/9/2005, you wrote:

>You make the case for "ground effects" :-) 
>
>-----Original Message----- 
>....snip 
> The faster the coasting, the higher the friction gets, and at some point the 
> friction pushing backwards likely approaches the ability of your weight to 
> keep the pivot at it's lowest point, and keep the bike running straight, 

That would be good, since air resistance is also a square law. I had thought of 
adding lead weights to the spoke nipples  to increase the gyro stabilization, a 
linear effect...
Virtual pivots would also be cool to see.

Ray

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