Steering Damper

Technology / Motorcycle / Steering Damper: In order to prevent or minimize the front wheel from oscillating left and right over varied or bumpy pavement, some street motorcycles utilize a steering damper. On most bikes, this is simply a hydraulically controlled, telescoping damper rod that connects from the fork triple-clamp to the frame. The force needed to push the sliding rod can be easily altered with some dampers, increasing or reducing the steering effort needed to turn the motorcycle. One new system uses an electronically controlled damper that reduces hydraulic pressure at low speeds, making it easy to negotiate slow corners, and increases the pressure at higher speeds, when more stability is required.

Steering

Business / Real Estate / Steering: The illegal practice of channeling homeseekers interested in equivalent properties to particular areas, either to maintain the homogeneity of an area or to change the character of an area to create a MORE

Steering Damper

Technology / Motorcycle / Steering Damper: In order to prevent or minimize the front wheel from oscillating left and right over varied or bumpy pavement, some street motorcycles utilize a steering damper. On most bikes, this is simply a hydrau MORE

Hub-Center Steering

Technology / Motorcycle / Hub-Center Steering: One of several different types of front-end suspension/steering mechanisms used in motorcycles. Hub-center steering is characterized by a swingarm that extends from the bottom of the engine/frame to t MORE

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