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Old 06-07-2012, 06:31 PM
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Default Glossary Of Motor Bicycle, bicycle parts and tools

To make it easy to find what different terms mean or the common name for parts and tools, I thought we could do a community written glossary.

If your inclined, just add what you like with a description and I will add to the original post.

Will help new folks a great deal.



A. Ape Hangers- long handle bars that one reaches up to.

B.
Bucking bar and bearing


C. Chain Tensioner - A device used to adjust the chain tension.

Compression tester..


CDI.


CC = Cubic Centimeters, refers to the displacement of the engine

CVT = Continuously variable transmission. As engine speed increases the gear ration does too. Similar to an automatic transmission.

D.

E.

F.

G.

H. HT (Happy Time) Nick name for 2 stroke engine kit

I.

J.

K.

L.

M.

Magneto (Coil and Magnet)..
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N.

O.

P.

Q.

R. Rag Joint - Used to attach the rear drive sprocket to the rear wheel.

S.

T. TDC and BDC = Top Dead Center, Bottom Dead Center. (refers to piston position and timing.)

U.

V.

W. WOT= Wide open throttle.


Woodruff key..A device with a flat top, flat sides, and a semi-circular curved bottom. Woodruff keys are used to assemble components on a shaft by fitting into a matching curved key slot. China girl has 4 keys. http://www.gemplers.com/images/pages/HC240.jpg



X.

Y.

Z.

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