Join Date: Feb 2005
Bikes: 83 Trek 500, 2x 90s Novara Randonee, Zion 737, Specialized Rockhopper, Nishiki Colorado, Univega Specialissima
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Ahh, what you must mean to say is that your bike handles almost telepathically, and if you even think or give a subtle hint that you want to change direction, it responds enthusiastically!
Or, maybe it's just a bit twitchy. It's a combination of your center of gravity, how much you move your body/arms around when you pedal, and most importantly the geometry of how the bike is made.
Note that speed can definitely have affect how it feels, and a bike that's squirrelly at slow speeds may be stable at high speeds. Some "stable" (or "ponderous, unresponsive" depending on your preferences) bikes get soo stable at speed that adjusting your line through a corner can be more difficult than it needs to be.
Anyhows, reams have been written about handling and bike geometry. Without buying a new bike or fork, try 1: pedalling smoothly without pulling really hard on the bars or swaying your body all over.
2: sometimes a longer stem or wider bars will help(of course these may make you less confortable for other reasons, so change with caution).
Is this the same bike you rode on the tour? Not that it matters to the Bianchi, just curious.