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Old 04-22-2010, 04:06 AM   #151
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I hate the idea of counter steering. I like the actual act of counter steering, but i don't like how it works.

Honestly, turning left to go right? What are we, in England?
I've often felt the Mythbusters need to finally put this to rest for all the non-believers!
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Old 04-22-2010, 05:06 AM   #152
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I've often felt the Mythbusters need to finally put this to rest for all the non-believers!
It's too much physics and not enough testing for the mythbusters

 
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Old 04-22-2010, 05:10 AM   #153
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It's too much physics and not enough testing for the mythbusters
Ha, you sir, or madam, are completely correct on that. I've tried to think of the ways they would go about doing this and realized...I don't think it would make for good television!
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Old 04-22-2010, 01:36 PM   #154
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It's fun trying to explain it to other people though - "Above fifteen miles an hour, Gyroscopic force is acting on your bike, and in order to lean to the right you have to turn the left in order to make your bike fall to the right. "

Mean while they're scratching their head and thinking about something completely different.

 
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Old 04-22-2010, 01:39 PM   #155
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Mean while they're scratching their head and thinking about something completely different.

 
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