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 Maximum Lateral Movement Calculator
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James R. Davis
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GoldWing 1500
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Download URL: MaxLateralMovement.xls

In other words, it calculates the horizontal dimension (4')of this graph:

Note that the speed entered must be greater than 10 MPH as at slower speeds the rider uses direct steering and can easily avoid an object in far less distance than if using counter-steering.

Similarly, virtually all Harley-Davidson cruisers are limited to a maximum lateral acceleration of about 0.5g's.
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