Category Archives: Dynamics

Motorcycle / Bicycle Gyroscopic Effects

(c) Copyright 2013 David Dilworth Gyroscopic effects are one of the few physics principles that are not intuitive to me. I’ve studied them and used them for decades, yet when I spin a bicycle wheel holding it by the axle … Continue reading

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Future Road Track Racing Motorcycle (MotoGP) Wheelbases Will Be Far Longer

(c) Copyright 2011 David Dilworth “Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.” -Thomas Henry Huxley When Elden Racing Cars owner Brian Hampsheir hired me as Designer-Engineer to recapture their glorious former … Continue reading

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