MOTORCYCLE DYNAMICS AND RIDER CONTROL

Ten (10) papers by various authors were presented at this session. The subjects discussed in these papers included the following: motorcycle steering behavior and straight line stability characteristics; lateral-directional motorcycle dynamics; effect of frame flexibility on high weave of motorcycles; effect of front fork flexibility on the stability of motorcycles; measurement of braking performance; motorcycle dynamics -- fact, fiction and folklore; and riding behavior of motorcyclists as influenced by pavement characteristics. Selected papers were abstracted separately.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • SAE Special Publication SP-248; SAE Int Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Michigan, Feb 27-Mar 3, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 116 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183262
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE SP-428
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1978 12:00AM