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Old 04-04-16, 02:41 PM
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Practice riding one handed, while coasting, then no handed, and finally one or no handed while pedaling.

Your problem is that you're over committing your body while pedaling, either because you're in a too high gear, the saddle is too high or too low, and your leg motion is rocking your hips. These causes and/or others are causing the bike frame to rock side to side as you pedal, and the steering is responding to the lean. The right saddle height, combined with lower gears will allow you to turn pedals without the frame moving.

Once you get used to seat of the pants steering (bicyclists were doing this before airplanes) coasting or pedaling won't make a difference.
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