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Gyroscopic effect of legs/crank vs wheels

Old 03-15-21, 09:56 AM
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Gyroscopic effect of legs/crank vs wheels

I should have noticed this before, but after being a pretty serious road cyclist since 1975, I just noticed yesterday gyroscopic effect of legs and crank yesterday. Did a tight slow turn and realized that even though I've instinctively always known that starting pedaling after coasting into a slow turn adds stability to the bike, I thought about why. My conclusion is the gyro effect of crank, feet, legs, and maybe even chain and sprockets.

Anybody know what percent of gyro effect is contributed by drivetrain and legs and not by wheels?
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