The momentary steering of a bicycle in the opposite direction at the beginning of a turn in order to adjust the riders centre of gravity

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  • Countersteering — For the similar technique used in automobiles, see Opposite lock. Graphs showing the lean and steer angle response of an otherwise uncontrolled typical bike, traveling at a forward speed in its stable range (in this case 6 m/s), to a steer torque …   Wikipedia

  • countersteering — The way you use the handlebar to lean the bike into a turn. If you want to turn right, you push the handlebar to the left, and vice versa …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • Opposite lock — For the similar technique used in bikes, see Countersteering (Motorcycle). A diagram showing the use of opposite lock steering. Note the angle of the front wheels. This car is traveling up and to the right. Blue indicates right steer, red left… …   Wikipedia

  • Steering — For other uses, see Steering (disambiguation). Part of car steering mechanism: tie rod, steering arm, king pin axis (using ball joints). Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow a vessel (ship …   Wikipedia

  • Tilting three wheeler — A tilting three wheeler is a three wheeled vehicle whose body and or wheels tilt in the direction of the turn. Such vehicles can corner safely even with a narrow track.Wheel configurationsSeveral configurations are practical. Two front wheels and …   Wikipedia

  • Scandinavian flick — The Scandinavian flick, Finnish flick, Manji Drifting, or Pendulum turn, is a technique used in rallying. While approaching the turn the driver applies a slight steering input to the opposite direction of the turn, then steering into the turn,… …   Wikipedia

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