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Old 07-13-20, 09:05 AM
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Steering ratio.

My friend try to built a front load. I give it a test ride and I feel the steering is wild. is this normal or there is something to adjust 'to tame the front wheel' I usually ride my folding bike (with 1m wheel base) and with my tandem tandem cargo bike (1,6 m wheel base) I can feel 'delay' when take turn and compensate the steering. My first custom cargo is 2,2 m wheelbase long tail, and 'the delay' is a bit longer. With this front cargo and the front wheel soo far, I feel I always late in making turn and have difficulties to going straight,
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Old 07-13-20, 10:25 PM
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Huh? is there a linkage between the handlebars and the fork ?
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Old 07-14-20, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Huh? is there a linkage between the handlebars and the fork ?
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yes it is.

I suppose how big is the angle of the steering linkage have effect to the steering?
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No, it would be length of the lever arms, the connecting linkage is attached to, relative to each other..
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