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Do ALL non-instantaneous deceleration events transfer weight to front wheel?

There is no need for all forms of deceleration to transfer weight to the front wheel, although it is in practice usually the case due to how forces are commonly applied to a bike. The tendency of the ...
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Do ALL non-instantaneous deceleration events transfer weight to front wheel?

No matter how the deceleration happens, if the wheels are spinning, they carry momentum; when the wheels stop spinning, that momentum has to go somewhere, it cannot vanish. So, if the wheels are ...
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Do ALL non-instantaneous deceleration events transfer weight to front wheel?

If the brakes are applied, mostly two points matter: the mass center of the bicycle + the rider and the braking point, the contact surface of the braking wheel to the ground. As the mass center is ...
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