camber angle

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camber angle

[′kam·bər ‚aŋ·gəl]
(mechanical engineering)
The inclination from the vertical of the steerable wheels of an automobile.
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Hazards for bikers may include adverse camber, wild animals such as deer and pheasants, slow-moving agricultural vehicles and ice in the winter.
Not only is there a good combination of corners, there's also a blind crest and some adverse camber to consider, so all in all, it's a track that has everything."
A spokesman for Conwy council said: "We have erected signage to warn drivers of an adverse camber on this section of road, and we will be carrying out further investigations to determine whether there are any further measures that can be taken that will help prevent collisions at this location."
Another neighbour, who asked not to be named, said the sudden bends and adverse camber of the road caused hazards but speed was a factor.
Due to the curve of the road there is an adverse camber and for safety reasons they decided to bring speeds down.
Due to the curve of the road between these locations there is an adverse camber and for safety reasons they decided to bring speeds down to 30mph.
But the Coventry rider lost traction on an adverse camber and span 180 degrees, forcing him to dismount and lose 20 seconds, which was enough for his big rival Ian Taylor to stay clear to the line.
The beauty of the system is that no longer will you feel every bump or adverse camber in the road through the steering wheel so you can enjoy more relaxed motoring.
During his walk Mr Pugh was shown a variety of danger points including damaged and missing warning signs, adverse camber and damage to the road surface.
Davies recently assisted theatre group Adverse Camber with their production Dreaming The Night Field - an adaptation of the Fourth Branch of the Mabonogion, which tours Wales this autumn; and she has given advice and lectures for a touring exhibition, Petals And Claws, inspired by Alan Garner's hugely influential novel The Owl Service - which also draws inspiration from the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogion.