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Old 07-11-2013, 08:11 PM   #790
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Originally Posted by SkiFastBadly View Post
You'll go straight...without a front tire contacting the ground you are at the mercy of Newton's first law.
  1. First law: When viewed in an inertial reference frame, an object either is at rest or moves at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by a force.[2][3] Wiki

This makes me wonder if there is a "virtual" point of contact when the front wheel is off the ground providing the "force"
The bike will turn on one wheel.
Turning the bars will affect the lean angle (if the front wheel is still spinning)
The out-tracking behaviour is apparent if somwhat magnified like extended forks give but without the increase in trail.
My bike is slow but the earth is patient.
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