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The crankset (in the US) or chainset (in the UK), is the component of a bicycle drivetrain that converts the reciprocating motion of the rider's legs into rotational motion used to drive the chain or belt, which in turn drives the rear wheel. [1]

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Agritubel Pro Cycling Team was a French professional road race cycling team.

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Belt-driven bicycle

A belt-driven bicycle is a chainless bicycle that uses a toothed synchronous belt to transmit power from the pedals to the wheel.

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Bicycle chain

A bicycle chain is a roller chain that transfers power from the pedals to the drive-wheel of a bicycle, thus propelling it.

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Bicycle drivetrain systems

Bicycle drivetrain systems are used to transmit power on bicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, unicycles, or other human-powered vehicles from the riders to the drive wheels.

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Bicycle gearing

Bicycle gearing is the aspect of a bicycle drivetrain that determines the relation between the cadence, the rate at which the rider pedals, and the rate at which the drive wheel turns.

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Bicycle pedal

The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle.

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Bicycle wheel

A bicycle wheel is a wheel, most commonly a wire wheel, designed for a bicycle.

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Biopace is a tradename for a type of ovoid bicycle chain ring manufactured by Shimano from 1983 to 1993 The design was intended to help overcome the "dead zone" where the crank arms are vertical and riders have little mechanical advantage.

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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.

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Bobby Julich

Robert Julich, popularly called Bobby Julich, (born on November 18, 1971, in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for Team CSC in the UCI ProTour racing series.

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Bottom bracket

The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset (chainset) to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely.

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Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016.

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Campagnolo is an Italian manufacturer of bicycle components with headquarters in Vicenza, Italy.

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Carbon fiber reinforced polymer

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.

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Carlos Sastre

Carlos Sastre Candil (born 22 April 1975) is a former Spanish professional road bicycle racer and winner of the 2008 Tour de France.

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Cervélo TestTeam

Cervélo TestTeam is a former professional cycling team, whose license was held in Switzerland by the cycling management company Cycling United Racing.

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Chris Froome

Christopher Clive Froome, (born 20 May 1985) is a British road racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam.

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On a bicycle, the cogset or cluster is the set of multiple sprockets that attaches to the hub on the rear wheel.

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Cotter (pin)

A cotter is a pin or wedge passing through a hole to fix parts tightly together.

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A counterbore (symbol: '''⌴''') is a cylindrical flat-bottomed hole that enlarges another coaxial hole, or the tool used to create that feature.

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Crank (mechanism)

A crank is an arm attached at a right angle to a rotating shaft by which reciprocating motion is imparted to or received from the shaft.

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Cyclocross (sometimes cyclo-cross, CX, cyclo-X or cross) is a form of bicycle racing.

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De Volkskrant

de Volkskrant (The People's Paper) is a Dutch daily morning newspaper.

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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

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Edmond Polchlopek

Edmond Polchlopek (20 July 1934 – 21 September 2004) was a French road racing cyclist and a bicycle designer.

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Epicyclic gearing

An epicyclic gear train (also known as planetary gear) consists of two gears mounted so that the center of one gear revolves around the center of the other.

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Fixed-gear bicycle

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.

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Freeride is a discipline of mountain biking closely related to downhill biking and dirt jumping focused on tricks, style, and technical trail features.

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Freewheel mechanism In mechanical or automotive engineering, a freewheel or overrunning clutch is a device in a transmission that disengages the driveshaft from the driven shaft when the driven shaft rotates faster than the driveshaft.

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Fretting refers to wear and sometimes corrosion damage at the asperities of contact surfaces.

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Front freewheel

The Shimano Front Freewheel (FFS) was a proprietary bicycle drivetrain design of the 1970s that placed a freewheel between the pedal cranks and the front chainrings — enabling the rider to shift gears while coasting.

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Gear case

A gear case, also known as a chain case or chainguard, is an enclosure for the bicycle chain and sprocket assemblages commonly employed by utility bicycles.

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Gearbox bicycle

A gearbox bicycle is a bicycle that uses a gearbox to convert torque and rotational speed from the power source, usually the rider's legs, to what is desired at the drive wheel.

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Geoffroy Lequatre

Geoffroy Lequatre (born June 30, 1981 in Pithiviers) is a French former road bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2004 and 2013 for the,,, and teams.

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Giro d'Italia

The Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy; also known as the Giro) is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries.

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Hirth joint

A Hirth joint or Hirth coupling is a type of mechanical connection named after its developer Albert Hirth.

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Human leg

The human leg, in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region.

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Jobst Brandt

Jobst Brandt (January 14, 1935 – May 5, 2015) was an American mechanical engineer, inventor, bicycle enthusiast, educator, and author.

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Lug nut

A lug nut or wheel nut is a fastener, specifically a nut, used to secure a wheel on a vehicle.

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Mechanical advantage

Mechanical advantage is a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system.

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Micro drive

Micro drive is a type of drivetrain, mostly BMX and MTB, that uses smaller than standard-sized cogs.

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.

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Ortho Pedal

Ortho Pedal is the trade name of a crank arm shortener known to the medical field.

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Osymetric is a French make of ovoid bicycle chainring which has a non-circular shape whose angle is tailored to the pedal stroke of the individual cyclist.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Precession is a change in the orientation of the rotational axis of a rotating body.

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Precession (mechanical)

Precession, also called epicyclic fretting precession, (or more accurately hypocyclic fretting precession since "epicyclic" applies to a round part spinning outside a circle and "hypocyclic" applies to a round part spinning inside a circle) is the process of a round part in a round hole rotating with respect to that hole because of clearance between them and a radial force on the part that changes direction.

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Reciprocating motion

Reciprocating motion, also called reciprocation, is a repetitive up-and-down or back-and-forth linear motion.

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Road cycling

Road cycling is the most widespread form of cycling.

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Schlumpf Drive

A Schlumpf Drive is a two-speed planetary gear assembly for use on bicycles.

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Screw thread

A screw thread, often shortened to thread, is a helical structure used to convert between rotational and linear movement or force.

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is a Japanese multinational manufacturer of cycling components, fishing tackle, and rowing equipment.

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Spline (mechanical)

Splines are ridges or teeth on a drive shaft that mesh with grooves in a mating piece and transfer torque to it, maintaining the angular correspondence between them.

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A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Surly Bikes

Surly Bikes designs and imports bicycles as well as bicycle frames, parts, and accessories—and has been based in Bloomington, Minnesota since it was founded c. 1998—specializing in steel bicycles and frames manufactured in Taiwan with 4130 chromoly steel.

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Tandem bicycle

The tandem bicycle or twin is a form of bicycle (occasionally a tricycle) designed to be ridden by more than one person.

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Team Sky

Team Sky is a British professional cycling team that competes in the UCI World Tour.

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Timing belt (camshaft)

A timing belt, timing chain or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes.

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Tinkoff was a Russian-registered professional cycling team from Russia.

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Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

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A unicycle is a vehicle that touches the ground with only one wheel.

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Worksman Cycles

Worksman Cycles is a family-owned American manufacturer of bicycles and tricycles for industrial, commercial and recreational use.

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41xx steel

41xx steel is a family of SAE steel grades, as specified by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

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