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Old 01-25-2013, 08:27 PM   #1218
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Originally Posted by jesusgatos View Post
Seems to me that mounting the lights on a separate pivot-point (further forward, closer to the lights/weight) should make the steering feel lighter because it reducing the distance between the lights and their pivot-point reduces the length of the arc that the lights are swinging through. Friction in the linkage might affect the way that kind of setup feels, and it might not make any noticeable difference in the end, but I'd like to know if I'm missing something here.
the lightness will come with the length of the arm radially from either pivot point and the ratio of the two lengths from the stem and the headlight pivot point.
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