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Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is the study of the motion of air, particularly its interaction with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.
Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.
Audax is a cycling sport in which participants attempt to cycle long distances within a pre-defined time limit.
A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.
A bicycle bell is a percussive signaling instrument mounted on a bicycle for warning pedestrians and other cyclists.
A bicycle brake reduces the speed of a bicycle or prevents it from moving.
A bicycle fork is the part of a bicycle that holds the front wheel.
A bicycle handlebar or bicycle handlebars is the steering control for bicycles; it is the equivalent of a steering wheel for vehicles and vessels.
Bicycling is a cycling brand published by Hearst in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.
Brooks England is a bicycle saddle manufacturer in Smethwick, West Midlands, England.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
A chopper is a type of custom motorcycle which emerged in California in the late 1950s.
Cinelli is an Italian bicycle manufacturing company based in Milan, Italy, producing mostly road bicycles and components; production is estimated at 80 percent components, 20 percent bicycles.
A city bicycle, urban bicycle, European city bike (ECB), classic bike or simply city-bike, is a bicycle designed for frequent short, moderately paced rides through relatively flat urban areas.
A cruiser bicycle, also known as a beach cruiser or (formerly) motobike, is a bicycle that usually combines balloon tires, an upright seating posture, a single-speed drivetrain, and straightforward steel construction with expressive styling.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
A cyclocomputer, cycle computer, cycling computer or cyclometer (obs.) is a device mounted on a bicycle that calculates and displays trip information, similar to the instruments in the dashboard of a car.
The dandy horse is a human-powered vehicle that, being the first means of transport to make use of the two-wheeler principle, is regarded as the forerunner of the bicycle.
Drafting or slipstreaming is a technique where two vehicles or other moving objects are caused to align in a close group reducing the overall effect of drag due to exploiting the lead object's slipstream.
Electrical tape (or insulating tape) is a type of pressure-sensitive tape used to insulate electrical wires and other materials that conduct electricity.
Fatigue is a subjective feeling of tiredness that has a gradual onset.
A fixed-gear bicycle (or fixed-wheel bicycle, commonly known in some places as a fixie) is a bicycle that has a drivetrain with no freewheel mechanism.
A flat bar road bike, also called a fitness bike, is a hybrid bike optimized for road usage or a road bike with a flat handlebar in place of a drop bar.
Foam is a substance formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid.
Freight bicycles, carrier cycles, freight tricycles, cargo bikes, box bikes, or cycletrucks are human powered vehicles designed and constructed specifically for transporting loads.
A gel is a solid jelly-like material that can have properties ranging from soft and weak to hard and tough.
Grant Petersen is a bicycle designer and the founder of Rivendell Bicycle Works.
Gregory James "Greg" LeMond (born June 26, 1961) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Road Race World Championship twice (1983 and 1989) and the Tour de France three times (1986, 1989 and 1990).
The head tube is the part of a cycle's tubular frame within which the front fork steerer tube is mounted.
Hybrid bicycles blend characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes.
Karl Freiherr von Drais (full name: Karl Friedrich Christian Ludwig Freiherr Drais von Sauerbronn) (29 April 1785 in Karlsruhe – 10 December 1851 in Karlsruhe) was a German forest official and significant inventor in the Biedermeier period.
Laurent Patrick Fignon (12 August 1960 – 31 August 2010) was a French professional road bicycle racer who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and the Giro d'Italia in 1989.
Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.
A lever is a simple machine consisting of a beam or rigid rod pivoted at a fixed hinge, or fulcrum.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A lowrider bicycle is a highly customized bicycle with styling inspired by lowrider cars.
A Motorcycle handlebar is a tubular component of a motorcycle's steering mechanism.
A mountain bike or mountain bicycle (abbreviated Mtn Bike or MTB) is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to cycling: Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, or for sport.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler and ordinary, was the first machine to be called a "bicycle".
Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.
Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links.
A racing bicycle, also known as a road bike, and once popularly known as a ten speed, is a bicycle designed for competitive road cycling, a sport governed by according to the rules of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
The Raleigh Bicycle Company is a bicycle manufacturer based in Nottingham, England.
The Raleigh Chopper is a children's bicycle, a wheelie bike, manufactured and marketed in the 1970s by the Raleigh Bicycle Company of Nottingham, England.
A recumbent bicycle is a bicycle that places the rider in a laid-back reclining position.
The term road bicycle is used to describe bicycles built for traveling at speed on paved roads.
A roadster bicycle, Encyclopædia Britannica - Frames.
A safety bicycle (or simply a safety) is a type of bicycle that became very popular beginning in the late 1880s as an alternative to the penny-farthing ("ordinary") and is now the most common type of bicycle.
The Schwinn Bicycle Company was founded by German-born mechanical engineer Ignaz Schwinn (1860–1945) in Chicago in 1895.
A bicycle shifter or gear control or gear levers is a component used to control the gearing mechanisms and select the desired gear ratio.
A single-speed bicycle is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
A steering wheel (also called a driving wheel or a hand wheel) is a type of steering control in vehicles and vessels (ships and boats).
The stem is the component on a bicycle that connects the handlebars to the steerer tube of the bicycle fork.
In many racing sports an athlete (or occasionally a team of athletes) will compete in a time trial against the clock to secure the fastest time.
A time trial bicycle is a racing bicycle designed for use in an individual or team time trials raced on roads.
A tire (American English) or tyre (British English; see spelling differences) is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel's rim to transfer a vehicle's load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface traveled over.
Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.
A track bicycle or track bike is a bicycle optimized for racing at a velodrome or outdoor track.
A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.
Twill tape or twilled tape is a flat herringbone twill-woven fabric tape or ribbon of cotton, linen, polyester, or wool.
A wheelie bike, also called a muscle bike, high-riser, spyder bike or banana bike, is a type of stylized children's bicycle designed in the 1960s to resemble a chopper motorcycle and characterized by ape hanger handlebars, a banana seat with sissy bar, and small wheels.
The 1989 Tour de France was the 76th edition of the Tour de France, a race of 21 stages and a prologue, over.
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