hey all i’m trying to find a way to describe a certain characteristic of my bike and not sure what it would be.
here’s the scenario:
- i’m pedalling at my ideal cadence on a flat road on a regular loop i do. with some bikes, i can let go completely of my handlebars and the bike stays under me without needing to hold the handlebars. it’s a great time for me to take that picture of my ride that i know i’ll forget later.
- when i ride a specific bike of mine, i notice that even if i’m at the same cadence/power/speed as my other bike, this one won’t sit below me and i feel like i can only let go of the handlebar for a quick second. with my first bike there’s no issue and i can go for the rough mile with no wobble or impression that i’m losing control of the bike.
- the fits on both bikes are roughly the same (one’s handlebar is higher as it’s my gravel bike) and they’re both on 700c wheels
how would you describe this characteristic? would it be balance? handling?
any tips would be great as i’ve been curious what this characteristic is, and how to look for and figure out what i should be comparing to not have the issue in the future.