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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2004, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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RAKE AND TRAIL FORMULA

See my post on the general board

http://www.vtxoa.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=7851

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2004, 01:46 PM
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Riley,

Seems I saw something on a web site that would calculate the rake and trail for you and determine if it is "safe". I'll check on my other PC and see if I saved the site under "Favorites".

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yeah, perse

pulled my post for awhile- Adding Fork Length to the equation

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Rake & Trail

This question came up so many times, and had so many different answers that i said to heck with it and installed the 6 Degree Tree, lowered the rear with 11" 412s, installed a Metz. 200-60-16, and absolutely love the results. The bike turns so much cleaner now, with very little effort, and holds the turn very well with added confidence....
But the best is the reaction from everyone who see's the bike, and likes that long low slammed look.. Awesome!!!! 03" 1800c.

To hell with the mathemeticians, go with what works....
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here's a link that might help y'all. I found it on the Road Star Riders forum. Been using it for my Roadie...

http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/rakeandtrail.html
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Here's one I use:

http://www.bikernet.com/garage/rakedtrees.asp

Thanks for the other one arkt, that's a good one.
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Made a Calculator for you guys

http://www.rwmillerandsons.com/Riley/ra ... ilcalc.htm

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-27-2004, 10:23 AM
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Here's one I use:

http://www.bikernet.com/garage/rakedtrees.asp

Thanks for the other one arkt, that's a good one.
Anytime Bare! I've been using it a lot tryin' to figure out what I wanted to do w/ the Roadie.
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