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Dec. 27, 2019, 4:44 p.m. -  Duytan Vu

I see it as the bike that's pitching its nose up and down, and not the rider pivoting forward and back. The rider generally maintains a position relative to the pull of gravity, not one to the bike. It looks like hips are going behind the saddle on a steep roll-in, when in fact the bike threatens to pull the rider forward since the bar drops so much out of reach. In terms of cornering, weight distro on the wheels matter, but the question is what's the ideal ratio, and how do you get it? Balancing FC to RC is what I'd choose to tune this, but I wouldn't simplify it to a ratio. I'd refer to actual weight distro, and ask the rider what they wanted the bike to do. If the rider wanted to do two wheel drifts where both wheels broke traction at the same exact time, yet wanted to be neutral/relaxed with their position (not rearward, nor weighting the front), that would be a challenge that I would cheat on by using sliding dropouts for RC adjustment and angle adjust headsets for FC adjustment, and get the numbers ballpark, with wheelbase in mind for whatever style riding they're into (long for speed/gravity, short for agility/trail).

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