Sunday, March 4, 2012

Bicycle Gyroscope Action

Think you're doing all the work balancing a bike?  Think again Bunkyshe blinded me with science...

Click here to witness the spectacle via YouTube.  Blog embedding apparently a no no for MIT science types.

Here's another example, complete with professor type giving it a go.

This explains why bikes are more stable at speed, riding with no hands works, makes ghost riding possible, and the location of Elvis.  Well, maybe not the Elvis thing.

Science class now dismissed.  Go ride your bike.


  1. Cool post. I didn't think about how that works with a bike but that's why a helicopter has a tail rotor to keep it from just spinning.

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