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Idler
IG ®
Indexed Shifting
Internal
Investment casting
Italian
ISO
Bob Jackson
Jam Nut
Japanese Industrial Standard (J.I.S.)
Jockey pulley
Jumper
Junior Back
K-7
Keel tube
Keirin Racing
Kevlar ®
Key
Keyed Washer
Kick-back Hub
Kickstand
Kidback
Kit
Ron Kitching
Klingon
Knight
Knobby
Krate ®
Lady's Bicycle
Lateral Stays
Lawyer Lips, Lawyer Tabs
Left (Hand) Thread
Legnano
LeJeune
L.F.
Libertas
Lightweight
Lock Nut
Lock Ring
Loctite ®
Look ®
Lost-Wax Casting
Low (Gear)
Lowrider
Low-normal
Lug
L.W.B.
Lycra ®
Lygie
Mæs
Madison
Maserati
Masi
Mass start
Master Link
Match sprint
Mathauser ®
Mavic ®
Mech
Mechanical Advantage
Mercian
Merckx
Metric
Microadjust Seatposts
Microdrive ®
Mixte
Miss and Out
Miter, mitre
Modolo ®
Mole Wrench
Monark Crescent
Mondia
Monkey Wrench
Monocoque
Motobécane
Motorpace
Moulton ®
Moustache ® Handlebar
Mountain Bike
Mud Flap
Mudguard
N.D.S., D.S.
Nervex ®
Newton
"Ninth" gear
Nipple
Nitto ®
N.O.S.
Noodle
North Road
Nuovo
N.R.
Nutted
O.E.M.
Offset
Olmo
One-piece Crank
Ordinary
Over-Locknut-Dimension
Oversized

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Pace Line
Pacman
Palletti
Pannier
Pantograph
Parallelogram
Paramount
Park ® Tools
Pawl
Peanut-Butter Wrench
Pedal
Peloton
Penny Farthing
Peugeot
Phase
Phil Wood ®
Picchio
Pilot
Pie Plate
Pinch Bolt
Pinch Flat
Pista
Pitch
Pitting
Peloton
Pilot
Planetary Gearing
Plateau
Platform Pedal
Pliers
Pneumatic Tire
Pogliaghi
Polo Bike
Polo Seat
Potato Chip
Potts Modification
Positron ®
Presta
Pressure
Primary Chain
PSI (Pounds/Square Inch)
Pull
Puller
Pulley
Pursuit
Q-factor
Quadrant Shifter
Quadruple Butted
Quadruplet, Quad
Quick-release Wheels
Quick-release brakes
Quick-release Seatpost
Quill
Race
Rack
Radial spoking
Rake
Raleigh ®
Raleigh
Raleigh Pattern Rim
Randonnée
Randonneur
RapidFire ®
RapidRise ®
Ratchet
Rat traps
Reach
Reaction Arm
Rear Admiral/R.A.
Rear Center
Recessed Brake Mount
Recumbent
Reflector
Regina
René Herse
Retainer
Reynolds ®
Ribbon
Rigid
Rim
Rim Cut
Rise
Rivet
Road Bicycle
Road Racing
Roadster
Rod Brake
Rollers
Roller Bearing
Rollerbrake ®
Roller-cam Brake
Roller-lever Brake
Roller Chain
Roller Clutch
Rolling Resistance
Rollout
Ron Cooper
De Rosa
Rossin
Rotor
Routan
R.P.M.
RSX ®
RX-100 ®

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Thanks to Jobst Brandt, Jeff Del Papa, Mark Irving and Drew Saundersfor their helpful suggestions.

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Other Online Bicycle Glossaries:

Sheldon Brown's French/English dictionary
Le vélo-dictionnaire de Sheldon Brown
Sheldon Brown's Spanish/English dictionary
Sheldon Brown'd English/Spanish Dictionary
English/Italian MTB Dictionary

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