Jack, exactly. But rake and trail are the same as large amounts of caster.
Think of the bike's steering head as the kingpin . It intersects the surface
way ahead of the contact patch on the tire. I was thinking more the shopping
cart front wheels with a vertical shatf but the contact patch trailing.
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> John My tests show use rake & trail not caster camber. On a rectangular
> lay out, by imposing " understeer" the rear steer "feel" is eliminated.
> used spindles and tried to stabilize it with bulk. It would take a bunch
> testing and combinations to find happiness! BUT there might be a reason
> someone to try. I'm not open-minded enough to see the need. jack