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Whats the better wheelbase size?

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by oldmanriver, May 1, 2008.

  1. What is the difference in on road handling between a shorter wheel base and a longer one?

  2. Shorter wheelbase = more nimble, but less stable.
  3. I concur!
  4. Already been a day and yet still no argument about swingarm length and rake angle......
  5. Like almost everything in engineering (and life) it's a trade-off: in this case nimbleness vs stability. So 'which is the best?' is not a sensible question: 'which is the best for a particular purpose?' is a better one.