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Design of a Multi-link Suspension for Motorcycles with a Sidecar

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Abstract

For motorcycles, various suspension concepts for the front steerable wheel have been developed over decades. Even if the telescopic front fork has been eventually established as a common design, other alternative designs are still being evolved. A design of such an alternative - a multi-link suspension, particularly utilised for motorcycles with a sidecar, is discussed in the present paper. Beside some modelling aspects, optimisation of suspension’s kinematics and benefits of an asymmetric layout for left and right cornering are elaborated.
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Metadata
Title
Design of a Multi-link Suspension for Motorcycles with a Sidecar
Author
Jakub Tobolář
Copyright Year
2020
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38077-9_192

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