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Old 12-03-2012, 03:11 AM   #5
Precis
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Originally Posted by Pete-NZ View Post
put the pivots on the centre line of the bike... with the front mount higher than the rear..that way the car will steer into the corner as the bike leans..but if the car goes up or down over bumps it will not steer...

theres a link to one of my leanner builds below....
That works on something like the hybrid Armec Sidewinder, but at the cost of ground clearance; hybrid in that the bike leans but the sidecar doesn't.
On the fully-articulated Flexit, the mounts are off to the side and there is no loss of clearance.
I'd be very concerned by the camber-changes in the sidecar wheel your mock-up is showing.
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