EBJ wrote:In Jr College I built this:
I call it the MotoLuge.
It's VERY tricky to ride a 2 wheeled vehicle with a steering wheel.
When the landing gear is down, the vehicle steers normally.
As soon as the landing gear goes up,
you have to "counter-steer" just like on a motorcycle.
You might not notice it on a motorcycle, but when you turn right, you are actually turning the handle-bars left.
Anyone that doesn't believe me should try riding the MotoLuge. haha. Turn the wheel right, and you go left.
The MotoLuge is sitting in my dad's garage. I ant to get it out into an open parking lot one last time before cutting it up.
It was a great learning experience, but 2-wheeled vehicles w/ steering wheels are not meant for the road.
Lets just say I learned why 2 wheeled vehicles shouldn't have steering wheels.
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I'm sure the C1 is steer-by-wire (not mechanical steering)...so a computer just uses steering wheel input to determine how to actuate the gyros and turn the wheels.