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Old 09-16-2012, 05:54 PM
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Default Re: Glossary Of Motor Bicycle, bicycle parts and tools

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Originally Posted by Bill in Oregon View Post
I was hoping someone would define jackshaft ...
He's John Shaft's tougher brother.

(No he's not. Don't mind me; I just felt like being a wiseguy.)

It is a sort of in-line drive shaft where a gear at one end is driven by the engine and the shaft then transmits that power to a drive wheel courtesy of a gear at the other end.
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