Looking to learn physics about how a bicycle works and if it effects

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Looking to learn physics about how a bicycle works and if it effects projectiles because of the rotational inertia if a bike was to go off a ramp.

any suggestions?
 

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Simon Bridge
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Something like this:

Or the "Einstein Flip"
http://ibnlive.in.com/photogallery/3365-19.html

Just going off a ramp in a simple jump is pretty ballistic with lots of air resistance.
I suppose if you back-pedaled in mid-jump it would make your handle-bars want to dip sooner... you could try it and see?
 
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