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Re: Random GL sighting


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dontwantapickle wrote: Wed Apr 03, 2024 12:05 am I really can not imagine how reducing the trail would make the bike more stable at higher speeds.
The one with reversed forks has much more trail. Perhaps the one without reversed forks has more rake. Or it was before they figured out about reversing them.
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Re: Random GL sighting


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yep, I misspoke.
What I meant to type was reducing the wheelbase.
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