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Why does a bike not fall over when it's in motion?

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FreakJoe
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Apr18-14, 01:52 PM
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Hello there,
This is my first post on here, so I hope that I've posted in the appropriate sub-forum. My question might seem simple to some, but I haven't been able to find a satisfactory / understandable answer to this question.

Thanks in advance for taking the time to respond.
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Apr18-14, 01:55 PM
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We have had A LOT of such question. Please browse several of our existing threads:

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=741211
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=712892
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=704937

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adjacent
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Apr18-14, 01:56 PM
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See this and this.
The first article would be the most useful.

FreakJoe
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Apr18-14, 02:02 PM
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Why does a bike not fall over when it's in motion?

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Looks like I haven't searched well enough. Thank you :)

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See this and this.
The first article would be the most useful.
Thanks, I'll read through those when I get a chance.


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