[Yak] Re: The Tikit and 'trail'
alex at phred.org
Fri Oct 3 16:18:24 CDT 2008
On Fri, 3 Oct 2008, Greg Illes wrote:
> So - - one would think that the designers would try to "normalize"
> the design to more closely emulate a 26" behavior, and increase the
> rake, trail, or both to increase castering effect and slow down the
Increasing the rake (offset) decreases the trail. They have an
I don't think handling with small wheels is quite simple enough to
just say that having the same trail as a large wheel bike will result
in similar handling. However I can say that every Bike Friday that
I've measured has had lower trail than what you'd find on standard
road racing, loaded touring, or mountain bikes.
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