WONDER #1283: Why Don’t Motorcycles Fall While Moving?

Question 1 of 3

A moving wheel produces which type of forces?

  1. gyroscopic
  2. gravitational
  3. anti-gravitational
  4. mental

Question 2 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">The physical property when the front wheel of a bicycle touches the ground a short distance behind the axis of steering is known as what?</p>

  1. gyroscope
  2. negative trail
  3. positive trail
  4. neutral trail

Question 3 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">Which of the following is probably NOT a factor in a motorcycle’s stability?</p>

  1. gyroscopic forces
  2. negative trail
  3. rider balance
  4. air quality

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