1983-02-01

A Weave Model for Motorcycle Engineers 830155

A theoretical model to predict weave mode behavior of a single track vehicle is presented. The three degree-of-freedom model includes rear caster effects only. Tire force characterises are based on dynamic tire testing conducted for Harley-Davidson at the Calspan TIRF.
Parameters from the linearized equations are suitable as a guide for two wheel vehicle design.

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